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.
A group of 14 mayors of cities on or near the Great Lakes, including seven from Canada, published an open letter January 24 in the Chicago Sun-Times urging Congress and… Read More
Four projects that support freight movement on Minnesota’s waterways received a total of $5 million in grants through the state’s Port Development Assistance Program, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced… Read More
The incident command post Joint Information Center for the barge breakaways on the Ohio River near Pittsburgh, Pa., and Moundsville, W.Va., was disestablished January 24. A unified command consisting of the Coast… Read More
Jill P. Flowers, chairman and CEO of J. Russell Flowers Inc., Greenville, Miss., has announced the promotion of R. Barker Price to the office of president. With the company for… Read More
On January 24, just as this Subchapter M-themed special issue was going to press, the Coast Guard’s Eighth District’s Inspections and Investigations Division released a policy letter addressing several towing… Read More
This year’s implementation of Subchapter M towing vessel regulations is a major milestone, but it’s not the first time that regulatory agencies, Congress and the marine industry have hashed out… Read More
Subchapter M To Hit New Milestone This Summer The Navy and Coast Guard call the first cruise of a new vessel a “shakedown cruise,” during which its performance is assessed,… Read More