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.
On April 23, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R–PA) submitted a joint bipartisan letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R. D. James, requesting that beach nourishment… Read More
HYPACK supplied the U.S. Army Diving Team with HYPACK® MAX and HYPACK® MARINE SEARCH software solutions that will be used on their vessels, outfitted with GPS, single beam echosounder and… Read More
The Coda Octopus Echoscope® was used to conduct a subsea structural assessment of two high priority river dams in Australia. The Echoscope captured structural, sedimentary and depth data in high… Read More
On April 19, Simwave officially opened its 5,000-square-meter (16,404-square-foot) maritime training center in Barendrecht. The 300 guests took a behind the scenes look at the new location, which houses more… Read More
Scotland-based Partrac Ltd., a marine survey and coastal consultancy group, will launch its Houston-based United States subsidiary, Partrac GeoMarine Inc. during the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas. Partrac… Read More
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held Great Lakes “Shallow Draft Recreational Harbor” meetings in April at multiple locations throughout the Great Lakes region, and via web and teleconference. The focus… Read More