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Missouri River Navigator's Meeting

Dates: February 12 and 13, 2019

Meeting Location:  National Weather Service Training Center (NWSTC), 7220 NW 101st Terrace, Kansas City, MO.   

MISSOURI RIVER US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, US COAST GUARD AND NAVIGATORS PRE-MEETING
February 12, 2019, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

MISSOURI RIVER CORPS, US COAST GUARD AND NAVIGATORS MEETING
February 13, 2019, 7:30am to 4:30pm

Navigators will provide a report out on the 2018 Navigation Year and Projections for the 2019 Navigation Year, the Corps and USCG will provide a report out on their river work from 2018, as well there will be presentations of interest to those using and navigating on the Missouri River.

Hotel Room Block:
A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Hilton at Kansas City Airport for the evening of February 12th and 13th.  Your reservations should be made by Close of Business, Tuesday, January 22, 2019.  Group name: Corps of Engineers. You can book through this link: http://group.hilton.com/CorpsofEngineers-Feb12

Cancellations must be received forty-eight (48) hours prior to arrival. (This has been 24 hours in past years. They also charge an early departure fee of $75 if you do not inform the hotel at check-in or prior to departing early.)

  • Hilton at Kansas City Airport
  • 8801 NW 112th St.
  • Kansas City, Mo  64153
  • Individual Call In – Please contact the Hotel Direct, (816) 891-8900 or via Fax at 1-816-891-8984.

For more information on the Navigators meeting please email Mitch Roberts at Mitchell.W.Roberts@usace.army.mil, James Rudy at james.d.rudy@usace.army.mil or Sheryl Carrubba at sheryl.a.carrubba@usace.army.mil

For more information on the Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals Missouri River Basin meeting please contact Aimee Andres with IRPT at (618) 468 -3010 or by email at admin@irpt.net. RSVP is a must for this meeting.

For more information on the Industry Reception please contact Lucy Fletcher with AGRIServices of Brunswick at lucy@agriservices.com.

Missouri River Navigators Meeting

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Missouri River Navigator's Meeting

Dates: February 12 and 13, 2019

Meeting Location:  National Weather Service Training Center (NWSTC), 7220 NW 101st Terrace, Kansas City, MO.   

MISSOURI RIVER US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, US COAST GUARD AND NAVIGATORS PRE-MEETING
February 12, 2019, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

3:00 – 3:10 Opening and Introductions J Rudy, NWK OPS
3:10 – 3:30 Waterways Action Plan Update/ Waterways Analysis Management System WAMS CAPT Scott Stoermer and LCDR Chris Barger
3:30 – 3:50 AIS – Status on the Missouri River and Discussion J Rudy, NWK OPS
3:50 – 4:10 Industry Presentation (Areas of Concern) Steve Engemann
4:10 – 4:30 USCG Navigational Aids Coast Guard
4:30 – 4:45 Omaha/Kansas City District Update and Upcoming Year D. Sobczyk/J. Rudy, Corps
4:45 – 5:00 Open Discussion All

 

MISSOURI RIVER CORPS, US COAST GUARD AND NAVIGATORS MEETING
February 13, 2019, 7:30am to 4:30pm

7:30 - 8:00     Sign in—Lunch Registration  
8:05- 8:15 Opening and Introductions USACE, NWK OPS
8:15 - 8:35 Northwestern Division Welcome David Ponganis, Senior Executive Service, Director of Programs for Northwestern Division
8:35- 8:45 Kansas City District Welcome  COL Douglas Guttormsen, Commander NWK
8:45 – 9:45 2018    Navigation Season Industry Update - What’s moving on the River?

 

  • Howard/Cooper Port Authority
  • MO River Towing
  • AgriService of Brunswick
  • St. Joseph Port Authority
  • Port KC
  • Central MO AGRI Services
  • NORAG
  • Central Plains Cement (Eagle)
  • Gavin Risley, Klingner & Associates
  • Steve Engemann
  • Doug Bonderer
  • Brad Lau
  • Jon Stephens
  • John Fletcher
  • Trey Parrott
  • Aaron Meyer/Terry VanWinkle
9:45 – 10:00 Break  
10:00 – 11:30 Panel: Market Needs – Challenges and Opportunities  
  Panel Moderator: Aimee Andres, IRPT  
  Department of Agriculture Chris Klenklen  
  Port KC Jon Stephens  
  MO Department of Economic Development  Mark Stombaugh
11:30 – 12:00 Congressman Graves’ Office  Josh Hurlbert
12:00-1:00 Lunch – Food, beverage for the day is $13  
1:00 –1:45 U.S. Coast Guard Briefings and WAMS Sector Upper Mississippi River CAPT Scott Stoermer, Commander, Sector Upper Mississippi River
  SubChapter M: Safety Regulations Governing the Inspection, Standards, & Safety Management Systems of Towing Vessels  LCDR Chris Barger
  Bridge Branch Update Allan Monterroza, USCG
1:45 – 2:15 Current Climate Conditions and Outlook Kevin Low, NWS-MRBFC
2:15 – 2:45 Water Management Update Kevin Stamm, MRBWM
2:45 – 3:00 Omaha District River Structure Update Dave Sobczyk, NWO OPS
3:00 – 3:15 Break  
3:15 – 3:45 MRRP Update (Fort Peck flow, IRCs…)     Mark Harberg, NWO
3:45 – 4:05 Do you need a permit? Integration of Section 408 and Section 10/404 Permit Process Aaron Williams, Sect. 408 Coordinator, NWK
4:05 – 4:30 Kansas City District River Structure Update J Rudy, NWK OPS
  Closing Remarks  
     
MISSOURI RIVER CORPS, US COAST GUARD AND NAVIGATORS MEETING 

February 14, 2018

Northwestern Division Welcome John Etzel, NWD
Kansas City District Welcome COL Guttormsen, Commander Kansas City District
2017 Navigation Season Industry Update - What’s moving on the River?
Howard/Cooper Port Authority  
MO River Towing Steve Engeman
AgriService of Brunswick Doug Bonderer
St. Joseph Port Authority Brad Lau
Port KC  Richard Grenville
Current Climate Conditions and Outlook Doug Kluck, NOAA-NWS
Water Management Update Kevin Grode, MRBWM
Omaha District River Structure Update Dave Sobczyk, NWO OPS
U.S. Coast Guard Briefings and WAMS Sector Upper Mississippi River CPT Scott Stoermer, Commander, Sector Upper Mississippi River
Subchapter M: Safety Regulations Governing the Inspection, Standards, & Safety Management Systems of Towing Vessels.  
Bridge Branch Update LCDR Pete Reeves
Panel: Lower Missouri River Study – Generating Buzz on the Mo River
Missouri Transportation Planning Cheryl Ball, MoDOT
Importance of the Fly Over States Lucy Fletcher, AGRIServices of Brunswick, IRPT
Corps Study on the Lower Missouri River John Grothaus, NWK Planning
408 Decision Process Scott Mensing, Section 408 Coordinator, NWK
Interception Rearing Complex Heather Shaughnessy, NWK
Kansas City District River Structure Update James "J" Rudy, NWK OPS


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