Ports of Indiana

“The 2023 cargo volumes [at the Ports of Indiana] were even more impressive considering some of the major challenges facing our industry this past year with low water levels and lock closure,” Ports of Indiana CEO Jody Peacock said on Feb. 28. (Ports of Indiana Photograph)

Intermodal Briefs: Ports of Indiana, UP/Port Houston

The Ports of Indiana’s 2023 tonnage was the second highest in its 63-year history. Also, Union Pacific’s (UP) Port Houston-based on-dock rail service is now connecting two additional inland markets; and Port Houston’s container volumes are on the rise.

Ian Hirt (left) and Matt Service have joined the Ports of Indiana.

Ports of Indiana Taps Rail, Marine Execs to Build Business

Senior rail executive Matt Service and maritime industry veteran Ian Hirt have been hired to help develop new cargo and rail projects for the Ports of Indiana, a statewide port authority managing three ports (Burns Harbor; Mt. Vernon; and Jeffersonville, Ind.) on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan.

Intermodal Briefs: Ports of Indiana, PANYNJ

Ports of Indiana issues Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for new operator of International Ag Shipping Terminal on Lake Michigan. Also, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) regains top spot as busiest port in nation.

Jody Peacock, CEO, Ports of Indiana
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People News: Ports of Indiana, AECOM

The Ports of Indiana elevates Jody Peacock to CEO. Also, AECOM promotes Danette Riddle and Veronica Siranosian to its Strategic Growth team in the U.S. West Region for southern and northern California.

The Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville has added four miles of track to accommodate unit train delivery to and from the port, along with two new rail loops connected to the waterfront intermodal facility. (Photo Courtesy of Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville)

Intermodal Roundup: Port of Los Angeles, Ports of Indiana

The Port of Los Angeles (Calif.) is allocating $34.3 million to Pier 400 Corridor Storage Track Expansion in its FY2022-23 budget. Also, the Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville (Ind.) added four miles to its existing 11-mile rail network along with two loop tracks as part of a $24 million investment in capacity improvement projects.