Members of the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association (GICA) and stakeholders of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) gathered around their respective computers and smart devices August 6 for the association’s 115th… 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 Upper Mississippi River was closed in both directions after the mv. Boone sank at Upper Mississippi River Mile 43, near Thebes, Ill., early August 12. No one was injured. Read More
The Pittsburgh Engineer District has announced the award of a $12.9 million contract for the installation of two new dam lift gates and a new control system at Montgomery Locks… Read More
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Arkansas has been awarded $1.5 million to develop a new traffic-sensing technology to track cargo as it moves through roadways and… Read More
The Columbia River System Operations final environmental impact statement (EIS) was released July 31. It declined to recommend the closure and decommissioning of the four lower Snake River dams, as desired… Read More
At about 1:40 a.m. October 12, 2018, the mv. Kristin Alexis was headed upriver on the Lower Mississippi River near St. James Parish, La., pushing the crane barge Mr. Ervin,… Read More