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The Waterways Journal Newsletter – July 24 Edition
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Port Of Corpus Christi Poised For Explosive Growth – The port is set to get a new oil dock, rail terminal and petroleum storage facility.

Q&A With GICA President Jim StarkThe Waterways Journal interviewed Jim Stark, president of GICA, on a wide range of topics.

Harvey Canal Set For 60-Day Closure On September 30 – The lock is set for a 60-day closure beginning around September 30 for gate refurbishing and general maintenance and repair.

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CG Updates Guidance on E-Charts – The Coast Guard released a guidance document updating its policy on the use of electronic charts in the wheelhouse.

MRC Schedules Low-Water Inspections – The MRC will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 7-18.

Competitor Lobbying Against DQ Exemption Bill – Cornel Martin of The Delta Queen Steamboat Company says he has an idea why the bill restoring the riverboat’s exemption from the Safety of Life At Sea Act is stalled in Congress.

New Fleeting Service in Corpus Christi – RedFish Barge & Fleeting LLCis repositioning itself to better serve the booming Corpus Christi, Texas, area, with updated facilities and new services.

Future of Ethanol Good News for Barges – The first quarter of 2017 saw a big surge in exports of U.S. ethanol to Brazil.

Ports of Indiana Opens Terminal – Executives from the Ports of Indiana and Metro Ports celebrated the grand opening July 18 of the new bulk terminal facility at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.

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Look What’s Coming Around the Bend
The Waterways Journal has a special issue coming up:

August 21 – Passenger Vessel Special Issue

This new issue will explore ferry boat and passenger vessel operations on our inland and intercoastal waterways. We look forward to highlighting some historic operations and some new developments in this issue.

Ad material and space deadline is August 11.

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