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.
In 2017, Port Houston recorded a total of 38.3 million tons handled—an all-time record that broke the previous record of 37.8 million tons set in 2014. The port also reported… Read More
The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon handled more cargo in 2017 than any port in the 57-year history of Indiana’s port system. This was the third straight year the port handled… Read More
The Coast Guard reported last week that the mv. Virginia Renee, the Terral RiverService towboat that sank near Mile 823 on the Lower Mississippi River on January 24, had been… Read More