Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) partially reopened the Sunshine Bridge over the Mississippi River December 1, with one lane open in each direction while repairs continue. The bridge… Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released Marine Accident Briefs stating its findings on several marine incidents involving towboats from the summer of 2017. James H Hunter At about… Read More
This coming December 7, in addition to being Pearl Harbor Day, is the 50th anniversary of one of the worst tragedies in U.S. Coast Guard history—the sinking of the 133-foot… Read More
The U.S. Coast Guard announced November 8 that the agency has opened a formal investigation into the October 12 allision of a barge-mounted crane and the LA 70/Sunshine Bridge over… Read More
Heavy rains in the upper Midwest have soaked crops and swelled rivers, slowing the harvest and halting barge traffic on portions of the Upper Mississippi River. According to precipitation maps… Read More
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