Barge shuttle service to start this summer

Barge shuttle service to start this summer
December 13, 2016 Freightway Superuser

This story was originally published in St. Louis Business Journal on December 5, 2016.

By Steph Kukuljan|

The new barge shuttle service at America’s Central Port is expected to begin moving shipping containers this summer, Executive Director Dennis Wilmsmeyer said Monday, after the Granite City port received a $713,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration.

“This is something we have never done before. It’s something that has never been done on this stretch of river before,” Wilmsmeyer said. “It’s taken several years to get to this point.”…

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