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.
As of January 1, Tim Studdert assumed the duties and responsibilities of the president of Buffalo Marine Service Inc., a marine-transportation provider, in Houston, Texas. Studdert replaces his father, Patrick… Read More
Since the dam wickets were raised at Ohio River Lock 52 on January 6, tows have been transiting through both lock chambers. The Louisville Engineer District had as many as… Read More
Washington, D.C.—Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and their witnesses ran the gauntlet when laying out goals for an expected Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. Read More
The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a fuel oil discharge earlier this month on the Mississippi River near Gramercy, La. On January 4 just before 8:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector… Read More
Several news sources claimed over the second weekend in December that Viking River Cruises is abandoning its plans to offer cruises on U.S. rivers aboard European-style longboats, but the company… Read More