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.
The Gulf Coast Inland Waterways Joint Hurricane Team (JHT), made up of leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Coast Guard, National Weather Service and commercial maritime operators,… Read More
S&B Infrastructure Ltd. announced May 3 it has acquired Technology Associates Inc. (TAI), a marine engineering and naval architecture firm based in New Orleans. TAI will continue its operations as… Read More
Very dry conditions in April resulted in much lower runoff in the upper Missouri River Basin and could lead to navigation restrictions in the second half of the year, the… Read More
In a ruling closely watched by maritime interests, the full, 17-member United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit narrowed the tests for a determination of who counts as… Read More
The main span of a new bridge over the Ohio River was built on the riverbank and recently floated in by barge before being lifted into place as part of… Read More
Call it the Great Canoe Race. This month, two canoe teams, each made up of four paddlers, have been vying to break a long-standing Guinness World Record for “fastest time… Read More
Washington, D.C.—The Biden administration announced a “temporary and targeted” waiver of the Jones Act in response to eastern seaboard oil supply constraints. That announcement came as part of a week-long… Read More