Port Reports January Shipping
CATOOSA, OKLA. – February 19, 2015 – Tonnage for the first month of 2015 was robust at the Port, as the multimodal facility continued to see strong shipments of fertilizer for the upcoming planting season in the region. Inbound fertilizer was twice the December figure, helping total inbound/outbound tonnage at the Port in January to […]
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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