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Ports

Mississippi Ports Along the Tenn-Tom Waterway in TAP Alliance

Mississippi Ports Along the Tenn-Tom Waterway in TAP Alliance –  Click to download printable map

Yellow Creek Port

Waterway access to the Tennessee River and the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is available via the Yellow Creek Port (Mile 215 on the Tennessee River, Mile 448 on the TTW). The port is adjacent to the city of Iuka in Tishomingo County and is a Foreign Trade Subzone and a Federal HUBZone.

Yellow Creek Port facilities include

  • Kansas City Rail and Tenn-Rail connection
  • Storage for barges
  • Warehouses
  • Truck scales
  • Cranes and forklifts
  • Outdoor storage
  • Over 2,000 acres of industrial sites

Steel Processing
The port has a steel processing facility onsite, which, in 2012, will install the world’s largest stretcher-leveler. The port also has a steel processing cluster.

Yellow Creek Port Maps

Port of Itawamba

Just 50 miles of the TAP Region is Fulton, Mississippi, the location of the Port of Itawamba (Mile 389 on the TTW). This port is the only inland slip on the Tenn-Tom.

Port of Itawamba facilities include

  • 60-ton crane
  • Rail spur
  • Warehouse
  • Hard-surface storage area
  • Truck scales
  • Conveyor
  • Burlington North Railroad and short track rail connection

The Port of Itawamba also provides warehousing, cargo handling, and logistical support and services including

  • Wireless inventory warehousing system
  • Cargo handling
  • Import/export assistance

Tenn-Tom Barge Facilities

There are three barge facilities along the Tenn-Tom Waterway near the TAP Alliance: Tri-State Commerce Park, Burnsville Industrial Park, and Cooper Marine.

Access to 23 States and Deep Water Ports

The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway connects the Tombigbee River to the Tennessee River giving access to 23 states in the midwestern and southern United States. It also provides access to deep water ports in the Gulf of Mexico including New Orleans, Panama City, Pensacola, Gulfport, and Pascagoula.

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