A 41-foot recreational vessel traveling northbound on the Tombigbee River in Alabama entered Coffeeville Lock, located at Mile 116.6 on the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway (BWT), on January 8 and sank… Read More
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.
With port congestion and logistics issues, particularly at ports on the East and West coasts, in the news of late, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has seized the opportunity to highlight… Read More
Members of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority have voted to elect Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves as the group’s chairman for 2022. The Tenn-Tom Waterway Development Authority is a four-state compact—made… Read More
As the star of Discovery’s ‘Dirty Jobs’ series, Mike Rowe has tried his hand at all kinds of jobs, from digging wells and shearing alpacas to making tofu and washing… Read More
Northern Marine LLC, the marine transportation division of Illinois Michigan & Oil LLC (IMO), announced last week that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Chicago-area fleeting operations… Read More
Marine casualty investigators from the Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating a barge allision with the Bayou Ramos Bridge that happened December 23, 2021, at Amelia, La.,… Read More