1 February 2016 0 Comments

New Loan Fund Available to Minority and Women-Owned Contracting Companies

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Minority and women-owned contractors now have a new resource as they bid for projects in Kansas City, MO. Port KC and AltCap have partnered to develop the Diversified Contractors Growth Fund of Kansas City (DCGF). DCGF offers access to capital for project-specific cash flow for supplies and/or labor to allow contractors […]

8 October 2015 0 Comments

Unique Financing Opportunity Brings Sioux Chief Headquarters to KC

Sioux Chief, one of the country’s leading plumbing manufacturers, is set to open a new facility in Kansas City thanks to a strategic partnership of Port KC, AltCap, Enterprise Bank and Central Bank of Kansas City that will boost the city’s economy. The 570,000 square foot facility will be located at CenterPoint Intermodal Facility in […]

19 August 2015 0 Comments

Barges Offer New Transportation Option in Kansas City

Barges are once again docked at the Port of Kansas City – Woodswether Terminal. This is the first barge traffic since Port KC took over the terminal in 2012. “Riverborne Commerce will provide another transportation alternative that allows Kansas City to be competitive regionally, nationally and internationally. The reopening of the port helps fulfill Port […]

1 May 2015 0 Comments

We Are Now Port KC

We are excited to announce that we have changed our name from the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, to Port KC effective May 1, 2015. Please be advised that there is no change in management. Port KC is changing in name only; the legal structure, contracts, agreements and other obligations will remain unchanged. Port […]

3 April 2015 0 Comments

Full Navigation Season Expected in 2015

The USACE has indicated that a full navigation season is expected for 2015. The six upriver reservoirs have ample water storage at the present time. Although there is less snowpack in the northern plains than last year, mountain snow is greater. The NOAA expects normal precipitation over the next few months. There is an adequate supply of storage and […]

16 September 2014 0 Comments

Port of Kansas City Reopens with Kaw Valley Companies as the New Operator

The Port of Kansas City – Woodswether Terminal is once again a premier shipping option for barges traveling the Missouri River. Port KC is partnering with Kaw Valley Companies to serve as the operator for the port facility. This partnership marks the reopening of the Port after seven years. “This partnership creates a new beginning […]

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