Recent inland waterways industry news, covering the Mississippi River, Ohio River, Missouri River, Tennessee River, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and more. Articles on economic, environmental and logistic advantages of barge shipping, plus other stories pertaining to locks and dams and other waterway infrastructure.
Each year, American Equity Underwriters Inc. (AEU) surveys the safety programs and performance of the almost 1,400 members of the American Longshore Mutual Association (ALMA), the group self-insurance fund providing… Read More
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $1 billion in infrastructure improvements September 16 through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. Funding has been awarded… Read More
The Port of Pittsburgh is clearing the air, and in the process, helping to create a more efficient fleet of shipping companies, ports and terminals along the Three Rivers. Back in… Read More
The onset of the coronavirus pandemic back in the spring caused many industries and companies to scramble. It disrupted some more than others but left no one unaffected. States and… Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released its marine accident brief detailing the investigation into the June 8, 2019, collision between the bulk cargo ship Century Queen and the… Read More
A federal magistrate ruled September 4 that charges against a “duck boat” captain charged with negligence in a July 19, 2018, storm-related accident on Table Rock Lake that resulted in… Read More