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Infrastructure Investments: Strengthening Ports, Capacity & Profitability

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Infrastructure Investments Continue to Strengthen Midwest Ports, Boosting Capacity and Increasing Profitability for the Barge Industry

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Join us virtually or in-person at IMX. This session is at 11:15 a.m. and will conclude at 11:45 a.m.

Virtual Registration: Click the green Register button on the right

In-Person Registration: Register for IMX 2022

In-Person Address: The Dome at America's Center, 701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101

Session Details: Learn about the significant investments underway at three Midwest ports and new infrastructure funding recently secured that will advance several other projects to strengthen these facilities and reinforce their important role in the global freight network. The discussion will highlight how these improvements, and others being studied by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will facilitate an increase in barge services and deliver cost efficiencies that drive profitability for the industry.

Speakers: Dennis Wilmsmeyer, Executive Director of America’s Central Port; Mark R. Coulter, Vice President, General Counsel for PortKC; Ed Weilbacher, General Manager of Kaskaskia Regional Port District; and John J. Grothaus, Program Manager for Missouri River Studies, Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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