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.
Crews have completed the cofferdam at the Kentucky Lock Addition Project, a milestone in preparing for downstream excavation work that will include construction of the remaining portion of the new… Read More
Richard “Dick” Lambert, long-time champion of the inland waterways, died March 20 at his home in Burnsville, Minn., after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 85. Born in… Read More
On March 11, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released details of its investigation into the May 17, 2020, flooding of the mv. Alton St. Amant, part of the Blessey… Read More
East Kentucky Power Cooperative, based in Winchester, Ky., bought 50,000 short tons of Central Appalachia barged coal from River Trading Company for delivery in 2021, according to Platt’s. The EKPC… Read More
Conrad Industries reported a net loss of $4 million or 80 cents per share for 2020, compared with net income of $86,000, or 2 cents per share, for 2019. However,… Read More
In March, the National Transportation Safety Board released its Marine Accident Report detailing the May 10, 2019, collision between the liquefied gas carrier Genesis River and a tank barge pushed… Read More
Washington, D.C.—President Joe Biden called on Congress to invest an additional $17 billion in inland waterways, coastal ports, land ports of entry and ferries as part of a “big” and… Read More