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Ohio River Corridor Conference

The Columbiana County Port Authority is  hosting the Ohio River Corridor Conference scheduled for November 8, 2017. 


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‘Tons’ of Business on the Ohio River

Two crane systems are used to move commodities on and off the Ohio River as business begins to pick up this year at the Wellsville Intermodal Facility.

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Wellsville Intermodal Facility Eyes Markets

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – The Wellsville Intermodal Facility was designed to take in thousands of tons of commodities – minerals and foodstuffs — from barges, then load them onto trucks or freight trains or store them in nearby warehouses, silos and tanks.

Students Tour Intermodal Facility

On April 24, 2017, 10 students (8 from Youngstown State University and 2 from Akron University) toured Columbiana County Port Authority’s Wellsville Intermodal Facility.

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Available Properties - Network Operations Center, Leetonia Ohio

Property under Port Authority control includes the Wellsville Intermodal Facility, East Liverpool industrial buildings, Salem industrial buildings, Leetonia Trade Park (industrial park), and Signal rail terminal. Additionally the Port Authority keeps a list of most available industrial property that is on the market in the County.
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Regional Advantages

Ohio’s inland river system provides access to the Gulf of Mexico via both the Mississippi River and the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway. The Port of New Orleans, Louisiana serves the Mississippi and the Port of Mobile, Alabama serves the Tenn-Tom. North America’s fastest growing trade partner is South America on the ”all water route”. The widening of the Panama Canal will open up the Gulf to Asian originated container traffic. The Cleveland-Pittsburgh corridor is the fourth largest population market in the U.S. and the only major market geographically centered in the middle of five of the U.S.’s major population markets plus those in Canada.
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