Mississippi River

Public Terminals:

Helena-West Helena-Phillips County

The Phillips County Port Authority has developed a 2.3 mile long slackwater harbor and industrial park complex. The adjoining Helena Harbor Industrial Park has rail service, natural gas, electrical power and water utilities. Approximately 4000 acres of publicly owned, flood protected land are available for industrial development.

http://helenaharbor.com/
John Edwards
501-680-5248
P.O. Box 407, Helena, AR 72342
jedwards@helenaharbor.com

Osceola River Port Authority

More than 200,000 tons per year of agricultural products are moved through the public port at Osceola. Osceola has a substantial inventory of potential industrial sites. Contiguous sites to approximately 600 acres of 500-year flood protected land are available with rail, highways, and utilities either on-site or within one mile. It has a slackwater harbor, a nearby interstate (I-55), and the Burlington Northern Sante Fe rail line.

Jeff Worsham
870-622-0204
P.O. Box 443, Osceola, AR 72370
jeff@poinsettrice.com

West Memphis

The West Memphis-Crittenden County Port Authority owns a general purpose river terminal and a special purpose grain terminal. Rail service is available nearby. The Port is within five miles of I-40 and I-55. They are currently in the middle of a three-phase project to improve ease of travel to and from the port.

http://westmemphis.com/
Phillip Sorrell
870-732-7500
P.O. Box 1728, West Memphis, AR 72303
psorrell@citywm.com

Yellow Bend

Located directly on the Mississippi, Yellow Bend Port is a slackwater harbor that is easily accessible through a 250 foot wide entrance to a 350 x 810 foot turning basin. Its location on the Mississippi makes it one of the most convenient port locations on the inland waterway system. It is convenient to 1-40 and 1-30 in Little Rock and 1-20 in Tallulah, La. In addition to port facilities, Yellow Bend has large tracts of land zoned for industrial use.

Kenny Gober, Director
870-222-3732, ext. 103
P.O. Drawer 725, McGehee, AR 71654
kennygober@hotmail.com

Private Terminals:

Bruce Oakley, INC - North Little Rock

Bruce Oakley, Inc. operates as a commodity trading, distribution, and transportation company. The company offers barges that transport bulk industrial and agricultural commodities; trucking, including end-dumps, hoppers, pneumatics, vacuum tanks, frac sand, and flat beds; bulk and bag fertilizers and salts; vessel freight; river ports and stevedoring; and dry goods barge towing services. It also engages in bagging, packaging, retail, and wholesale fertilizer sales services; provides fuel transportation services; and purchases grains from producers and other grain businesses, and sells to livestock industry. 
Locations:

Arkansas City
5522 Levee Rd, Arkansas City, AR 71630
www.bruceoakley.com
+1 870-877-2000

Yellow Bend
LOCATION
Lower Mississippi River at Mile 554.
CAPABILITIES
Grain storage bins with capacity of 1.8 million bushels
Loading and unloading barges
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND
RATE QUOTES, CONTACT

Joe Roberts | Manager
Phone: 870-877-2000
Email: jroberts@bruceoakley.com
Fax: 870-877-2001
ADDRESS
5522 Levee Road
Arkansas City, Arkansas 71630

Consolidated Grain and Barge Co.
CGB has been an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries since 1969, when it began modestly in a small office in St. Louis, Missouri with three employees. Today, CGB operates an enterprise with a diverse team overseeing a family of businesses focused on agriculture and transportation, differentiated by our true commitment to serving our customers.
Locations (others are on the Mississippi River):

Osceola
joe.marotti@cgb.com
2440 East State Hwy 198
Osceola, AR 72370
Phone: (870) 563-6002

West Memphis
https://www.bungenorthamerica.com/locations
joe.marotti@cgb.com
PO Box 489 | 896 South Walker Street
West Memphis, AR 72301
Phone: (870) 733-3700
Fax: (870) 400-2259

Old Town/Helena Arkansas South
8650 Phillips Rd 300
Helena, AR 72342
www.cgbgrain.com
+1 870-338-6781

DeSoto Landing
Hwy 4 North
2724 Bunge Rd.
Arkansas City, AR 71630
United States
+1-870-877-2312

West Memphis (this location was originally Bunge, this needs to be double checked).
4510 S. Avalon Dr.
West Memphis, AR 72301
United States
+1-870-735-6574

WATCO
Watco is a single-source transportation and supply chain services company with locations throughout North America and Australia. Founded in 1983, we grew from one locomotive into a leading transportation services company. Today, we own and operate a diverse and unmatched network of short line railroads, terminals, ports, and mechanical shops.

Osceola
2575 East State Highway 198
Osceola, AR 72370
(870) 563-0678 Main Terminal
General Manager – Stan Miller (Stanley.Miller@Watco.com)
Commercial Director – Len Crescenzo (Len.Crescenzo@Watco.com)

West Memphis
Joseph Bitner     
J.Bitner@watco.companies.com
(601) 624-0498
P.O. Box 129, 4500 South Avalon, West Memphis, AR 72203

Hickman
Blytheville Bulk Terminal is a barge and rail terminal on the Mississippi river capable of handling bulk fertilizer, liquids, and transload of steel.
Dave Riggs                                                                 
(901) 356-9563    
David.Riggs@watco.companies.com
P.O. Box 217, 3852 N. Co. Rd. 955, Armorel, AR 72310

Blytheville
6162 East State Highway 18
Blytheville, AR 72315
T: (870) 763-0800

Viserion Grain, LLC
Viserion Grain, LLC is a newly formed grain company with a highly experienced leadership team. Our purpose is to use this experience to connect local producers to the agricultural value chain both domestically and internationally. With a background in managing river assets we understand the needs not only of producers but also consumers whether domestic or export.
Locations:

Helena
103 Hanks Lane
Helena, AR 72342
United States
+1-870-338-8112

Osceola
2250 E. State Hwy 198 and Mississippi River
Osceola, AR 72370-0527
United States
+1-870-563-2633

Huffman
7058 E. County Rd. 54
Hwy 37
Blytheville, AR 72315
United States
+1-870-763-1511

Helena Marine Service
Providing harbor-fleeting and barge terminal services on the Mighty Mississippi River at the Helena Bridge.

Physical Address is:
106 Walden Landing
at the Helena Bridge
Helena, AR 72342

Mailing Address is:
P O Box 513
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 338-8321
(870) 338-6779 fax
E-mail: info@hms-hbt.com

Poinsett Rice & Grain Port of Osceola
More than 200,000 tons per year of agricultural products are moved through the public port at Osceola. Osceola has a substantial inventory of potential industrial sites. Contiguous sites to approximately 600 acres of 500-year flood protected land are available with rail, highways, and utilities either on-site or within one mile. It has a slackwater harbor, a nearby interstate (I-55), and the Burlington Northern Sante Fe rail line.

Jeff Worsham
870-622-0204
P.O. Box 443, Osceola, AR 72370
jeff@poinsettrice.com

Big River Rice and Grain
Big River Rice and Grain provides Louisiana and Arkansas growers with quick and efficient grain-handling, so they can spend less time waiting in line at the elevator and more time in the fields, doing the jobs they do best.
Locations:

Eudora
Manager: Allen Evans
5698 Hwy. 65 South
Eudora, AR 71640
P: (870) 355-5554
F: (870) 355-5559

Crop Types:
Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice.

Parkdale
Manager: Justin Johnson
2159 Hwy. 165 South
Parkdale, AR 71661
P: (870) 473-2281
F: (870) 473-2322

Crop Types:
Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice.

Griffin Grain, Inc.
Griffin Grain, in conjunction with Griffin River Terminal, is moving into its third year of grain buying and barge loading. Griffin River Terminal, formerly Planters Service of Helena, is located approximately 2 miles south of Helena Crossing at 1463 Hwy 20.  We have completed our 330,000 bushel storage capacity at the river terminal, which during barge swapouts, allows our customers to continue dumping uninterrupted.  Upgrades continue at the terminal to enhance our barge load-out capacity at the river.  While these upgrades will greatly enhance the speed and flexibility of the facility, we can currently take only harvest delivery bookings for soybeans.
Locations:

West Helena (Griffin River Terminal)
Griffin River Terminal is a deep water river terminal located at mile marker 660.2 on the West bank of the lower Mississippi River. The facility is capable of handling grain, dry and liquid fertilizer, and other dry flowable materials with conveying systems rated at 300 tons per hour.

cmorris@griffinriverterminal.com
1305 AR-20, West Helena, AR 72390
griffinriverterminal.com
+1 870-338-8499

Catron Location
31221 Hwy 44
Mellwood, AR 72367
870-827-3224
www.griffingrain.com

Helm Fertilizer Terminal Inc
HELM AG is a family owned company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. It is a multifunctional distribution company with a deep-rooted history that spans over 120 years. Today, HELM AG is one of the world’s major independent chemical marketing enterprises with more than 100 subsidiaries, sales offices and participants in over 30 countries.

Helena Slackwater Harbor
P.O. Box 2764
West Helena, Arkansas 72390
Email: terminal@helmmemphis.com

Terral River Service, Inc
Our roots stretch back to 1946, when John Terral founded a small farm supply business in Lake Providence, Louisiana. That company evolved into a network of several larger businesses that included a seed company, a farm supply company and a grain elevator company.

4079 N County Rd 955, Blytheville, AR 72315
terralriverservice.com
870-762-8164

Mid-River Terminal LLC
2575 East, State Hwy 198, Osceola, AR 72370
+1 870-563-0678

Big River Steel
Big River Steel started in 2014 in an area of northeast Arkansas that has been called “steel mill heaven.” But we’ve always been about more than just building a steel mill. In fact, we’ve always been about more than just building a steel company. Big River takes a visionary, entrepreneurial approach to the ever-changing American manufacturing industry. We’re reimagining what it means to be a steel company in the global marketplace.

2027 State Hwy 198
Osceola, AR 72370
(870) 819-3031

Cargrill Grain Elevator
4600 S Loop Dr, West Memphis, AR 72301
www.cargill.com
870-400-3806
800-742-2789

ADM FarmView
445 Phillips 400 Rd, Helena, AR 72342
www.adm.com
+1 870-753-9260

Farmers Grain Terminal, Inc
www.fgtcoop.com
295 Immigrant Rd, Lake Village, AR 71653
(870) 265-5301

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