The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting took place in Memphis, Tennessee, from March 6 to March 8. About 70 members attended to hear presentations on safety issues, hydrographic… 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.
The President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget includes $138 million for the 52-foot Charleston Harbor deepening project, a milestone that provides an opportunity for the project to receive Congressional funding… Read More
Marine archaeologists working in a flooded ancient port in Egypt have found the first known surviving example of a type of Nile River barge described by a Greek historian 2,469… Read More
Top photo: Attorney John Karpousis gestures as he makes a point. (Photo by David Murray) The 37th annual seminar of the Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association (GNOBFA) was held at… Read More