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.
A key Corps of Engineers program has been quietly installing sensors on dredges—both its own and those used by its contractors—and gathering millions of data points to better monitor and… Read More
With high river continuing for what will be an unprecedented duration, attendees at the Marine Industry Day 2019 expressed concern about the impact of a combined high water and storm… Read More
The Chicago Engineer District has extended the comment period for the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP), and integrated Environmental Impact Statement. Comments were originally due… Read More
With the Mississippi River stuck on high, mariners in the New Orleans area have been on high alert since November. The river has put a strain on engines, tow lines,… Read More