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 Coast Guard reported last week that the mv. Virginia Renee, the Terral RiverService towboat that sank near Mile 823 on the Lower Mississippi River on January 24, had been… Read More
Kirby Corporation reported on January 31 a sharp increase in earnings per share and revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017—but said the earnings were impacted by a one-time benefit… Read More
The St. Paul Engineer District has postponed the release of a controversial sand-disposal proposal until “late spring or early summer,” according to district spokesperson George Stringham. The draft report was… Read More
Sweden’s Dellner Group, with its subsidiary Dellner Brakes, has signed an agreement to acquire German industrial braking manufacturer Pintsch Bubenzer in a deal both companies say that will pave the… Read More