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.
Black carp, an invasive fish species in North America, are now known to be established in the wild in parts of the Mississippi River basin, according to a new study… Read More
Damen Shipyards, Caterpillar and Pon Power, the official importer of CAT engines to the Netherlands and Norway, have announced a memorandum of understanding aimed at jointly developing a series of… Read More
Dan Mecklenborg of Ingram Barge Company and Tim Parker of Parker Towing were honored with the Achievement Awards from The National Rivers Hall of Fame last month in Paducah, Ky. Read More
The all-volunteer Coast Guard Auxiliary was originally formed in 1939; over the years, its mission became primarily recreational boater safety and public education. But that all changed dramatically in the… Read More
The liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship Maria Energy, loaded with about 170,000 cubic meters of LNG, departed from Venture Global’s liquefaction facility in Cameron, La., on December 19, 2022. Twelve… Read More