MOUNT VERNON

Energy and agriculture port on the Ohio River

Regional Hub, Major Gateway

Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon handles more cargo than any other port in the state. With close proximity to the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, it serves as a major gateway for agricultural, energy, and manufacturing industries.

Port of Indiana Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Big Things

BIG THINGS
HAPPEN HERE

Multimodal Connections
Proximity to Manufacturing
Modern Infrastructure
Long-term Partnerships

Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon Annual CARGO*

58

Energy

31

Agriculture

11

Construction

*Five-year average

Multimodal Connections

Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon is the closest major port to the median center of the U.S. population and the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. One of the largest inland ports in the country by size and by shipping volume, it is well-positioned for future growth.

Multimodal Connection River

Barge

8,000 feet of riverfront, year-round access to the Inland Waterways System and the Gulf of Mexico

Multimodal Connection Road

Road

Accessible to I-64, I-69, Indiana 62 and Indiana 69, direct connection to key trade route stretching from Canada to Mexico

Rail

24-hour rail services by Evansville Western Railway, direct interchanges to five Class 1 Railroads, and eight miles of railroad on port property

Mount Vernon Infrastructure

In addition to being a top tonnage port for barge and rail shipments on the Ohio River, Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon provides specialized cargo handling services and expansive storage facilities.

  • 53,000 square foot transit shed
  • 60-ton duel-lift overhead crane
  • On-site rail storage for 200 cars
  • Piers for transloading bulk products and heavy lift cargo
  • Designated Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ #177)

MULTIMODAL BIG CARGO

Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon ANNUAL TRAFFIC

3.7K

Barges

200K

Trucks

45K

Railcars

Cargo

We support one of the richest grain and fertilizer markets in the world, as well as the energy sector’s extensive coal reserves. The port companies provide processing, warehousing, distribution, bulk handling and grain storage.

MAJOR CARGO: corn, wheat, coal, ethanol, fertilizer, limestone, pig iron, steel coils, salt, soybean products, milo, steel slabs, cement, dried distillers grain, talc, coke, heavy lift cargo.

Lease Opportunities

More than 600 acres are available for development out of nearly 1,240 acres of land at Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon. The largest available parcel is a contiguous 544-acre site, which is one of the largest parcels available in our three port system.

ECONOMIC IMPACT

Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon

$1.1B

Economic Impact

$54M

Local Tax Revenue

8,172

Annual Jobs Created

$39K

Average Salary

Port Directory

Discover the wide variety of port companies that are already connecting global markets through the heart of America.

Resources

Access the tools and information for Industrial Development, Cargo Shipping, Development Financing and Foreign Trade Zones.

We appreciate the flexibility that we have being at the Ports of Indiana. The ability to utilize the different modes of transportation is something valuable to all organizations that work with logistics like we do.”

Steve O’Nan|

Senior Vice President of CGB Enterprises, Inc.

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