Port of Memphis sees huge impact from containers on river

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 14, 2020 1:45 PM CT | Published: August 13, 2020 1:23 PM CT

Proposed Port of Memphis link in a container-on-barges shipping network could yield billions in benefits, Memphis-Shelby County economic development officials say.


Port of Memphis Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) Port of Plaquemines container on barge shipping
Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.

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