The Owensboro Riverport is a multimodal facility that delivers public river terminal and warehousing services – loading and unloading from barge, rail, and truck, as well as offering a wide variety of storage options, all within a Foreign-Trade Zone. We have extensive experience with a multitude of commodities including bulk, breakbulk and special project cargo.

Commodity Handling

No matter the product, Owensboro Riverport delivers outstanding performance. With our stable of modern handling equipment, superb facilities, and state-of-the-art information technology systems, we achieve excellence through efficient handling of materials and prompt turnaround time of goods.

Over 1.2 million tons of cargo handled per year equates to phenomenal experience. Owensboro Riverport recognizes the importance of each and every cargo handled.


The Owensboro Riverport provides both indoor and outdoor storage of multiple products in its over 500,000 square feet as well as 181 acres of on-site warehouse space all inside of their designed Foreign Trade Zone.

High volume products include paper products, such as pulp bales, rolls, stock, and scrap paper and finished goods, as well as metals, such as aluminum, steel, magnesium, lead, copper and zinc as well as automotive components. The Riverport also handles bulk products such as fertilizer both liquid and dry as well as components for aluminum manufacturing and scrap metals. These services include state-of-the-art inventory management system and staff that is willing to go above and beyond to meet customer needs.