Port Reports February Shipping
CATOOSA, OKLA. – March 19, 2015 – The month of February at the Port was active, with 148,335 tons shipped through the facility. Seasonal fluctuations and some short-term maintenance outages resulted in less fertilizer being shipped. However, other commodities, such as steel and wheat, had typical volumes. Project cargo was also an active component. In […]
Out with the old, in with the new
By: Jeff Yowell, Port Staff August 4, 2014 — The original transit shed at the Port is being demolished as part of our Main Dock project. This project includes a new, larger transit shed as well as dock resurfacing, more rail access at the main dock, and a new 300-ton gantry crane.
An Economic Engine
The Tulsa Port of Catoosa has an economic impact of $300 million on Oklahoma. Customers send and receive more than 2.2 million tons of cargo each year by barge, rail and truck.GET MORE >
The King of Efficiency
One barge can hold as much freight as 15 rail cars or 60 truckloads. It is estimated barge transportation costs 1/3 the amount of rail and 1/5 the amount of truck!GET MORE >
The Greenest Form of Transportation
Moving identical amounts of cargo by rail generates 30% more carbon dioxide than by barge and 100% more emissions by truck than by barge.GET MORE >
A Powerful Partner
Hydroelectric power generated by dams can supply 4.64 million homes with power and $533 million to the U.S. Treasury.GET MORE >
Reducing Safety Risks
Barge transportation statistically has fewer accidents, fatalities and injuries than truck or rail. Design features of barges, such as double-hulls and navigational aids, also help reduce accidents.GET MORE >
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