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.
Washington, D.C.—A new subcabinet agency formed in part to recommend actions to maintain and modernize transportation on the nation’s inland waterways will lead an effort to map the waters of the… Read More
The towing industry is busy developing its own standards for the drydock hull and internal structural inspection requirement of Subchapter M, while awaiting further Coast Guard guidance. That situation was… Read More
Attorneys with Jones Walker LLP talked about legal situations the maritime community might encounter as businesses navigate the COVID-19 pandemic as part of an Inland Marine Expo webinar. Marc Hebert… Read More
The National Safety Transportation Board announced October 14 that it has upgraded the search function to its database of incident cases. But those searching for marine investigations may have to… Read More
The Corps of Engineers Navigation and Civil Works Decision Support Center, in coordination with the Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center (WCSC), issued its approval October 9 for the creation of the… Read More
Hurricane Delta made landfall October 9 near Creole, La., on the southwestern coast of the state, as a Category 2 hurricane with 100 mph. winds. The storm made landfall just… Read More
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded the first contract to jumpstart the deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel from Baton Rouge, La., to the Gulf of Mexico… Read More