MOARC WATERdrops - 2019 Missouri River Navigator’s Meeting

17 Jan 2019 9:43 PM | Tom Poer (Administrator)

Save the Date!  The annual Missouri River Navigator’s Meeting will be held February 12 and 13, 2019 at the National Weather Service Training Center located at 7220 NW 101st Terrace, Kansas City, MO.  The annual meeting hosted by the Corps of Engineers provides a venue of federal agencies and the navigation and Port industries to address issues and opportunities for navigation and shipping on the Missouri River.  As in the past, the meeting will consist of presentations and discussions on river and navigation conditions over the past year as well as projections of weather and river conditions for the upcoming navigation season. The Corps’ Water Management Division and the National Weather Service will present the expected conditions that will support the 2019 navigation season and Corps’ navigation support.   Navigators and Port industries will report on the 2018navigation year and shipping and transport projections for the 2019. The Corps and US Coast Guard will also report on work that was conducted in 2018 and expected navigation operations and maintenance activities in the coming year.

The meeting is an opportunity to network with Missouri River operators and will provide info on Port development in the lower basin, as well as the river outlook for 2019

The agenda is currently as follows:

February 12th:

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm:  Half Day meeting for Corps of Engineers, US Coast Guard and Current Missouri River Navigators
5:00 pm – 06:30 pm:  Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals Missouri River Basin meeting (
RSVP required)
6:30 pm:  Industry Reception – Open to All

February 13th:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm: Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division Missouri River Navigator’s Meeting – Open to All  

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Hilton at Kansas City Airport, 8801 NW 112th St., Kansas City, MO for the evening of February 12th and 13th.  Reservations should be made by Close of Business, Tuesday, January 22, 2019; Group name: Corps of Engineers at http://group.hilton.com/CorpsofEngineers-Feb12  

MOARC encourages members to attend the Navigator’s Meeting and become more informed on Missouri River operations.  Understanding possible implications for your business or industry helps to reduce risk and informs advocacy, either yours individually or through MOARC. 


 

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PO Box 22647
Kansas City, MO 64113



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