Owensboro Riverport Authority | 1771 River Road | P.O. Box 21955 | Owensboro, Kentucky 42304
 

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Nearly a quarter million tons of fertilizer is unloaded by Owensboro Riverport annually. Earlier this spring, a barge of urea is discharged…the final destination being a farmer’s field.
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This steel rebar will be utilized for construction projects throughout the eastern United States. Owensboro Riverport has the capability to handle both 20’ & 40’ rebar lengths. Sorting by physical size and grade is another area of expertise for port personnel.
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Clockwise from Top Left: Willie Clark, Allen Duke, Kenny Conder, and a Habitat for Humanity volunteer assist in the construction of a new home in downtown Owensboro. The port's employees volunteer in many community activities, organizations, sports leagues, and events.
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Working on the river is dangerous...here Owensboro Riverport employees safely tie off a barge. Safety is a top priority at Owensboro Riverport. ORA employees have worked nearly 800 days with a lost time accident.

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Having originally arrived in New Orleans, these Lash Barges were pushed up the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers and are being discharged of their aluminum cargo at the docks of Owensboro Riverport. Each Lash Barge holds approximately 400 Short Tons of material.
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Students from Highland Elementary School visit Owensboro Riverport each year to learn about the importance of the Ohio River port, and its role of handling and storing commerce in a global economy.
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Ductwork destined for a coal-fired utility plant is loaded to a deck barge. Contact Larry Woods, Director-Marketing and Sales, or Charlie Kirtley, Operations Manager, to see what Owensboro Riverport can handle for you!

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Lonnie Brown assists with unloading the first truckload of LME material to arrive at Owensboro Riverport in August 2005.
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A CAT bulldozer continues the revitalization efforts at Coleman Terminal.
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As a stiff wind indicates an approaching storm...the flags representing the United States of America, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the City of Owensboro, and the Owensboro Riverport fly proud.
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Despite flooding from spring rains, Owensboro Riverport is able to continue discharge of a fertilizer barge by utilizing the crane located on the floating spud barge.
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Owensboro Riverport laborers Rick Isbell, left, and Derrik Berkley carefully position a 39,000 pound steel coil utilizing a "C" clamp onto a flatbed trailer Tuesday afternoon at the Riverport's dock. Each barge load contains approximately 70 steel coils ranging in weight from 21,000 to 53,000 pounds. The steel originated in Brazil and traveled through the Port of New Orleans before its arrival in Owensboro. John Dunham, Messenger-Inquirer
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