Lt. Cmdr. Takila Powell has been with the Coast Guard since 2002. Before she arrived back in the Investigations Department of District 8 in New Orleans in June (where she… 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.
For nearly 30 years, Turn Services, the New Orleans-based fleeting and shifting company with operations from Baton Rouge, La., to the Gulf and along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, has built… Read More
Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly gave final congressional approval to comprehensive water resources development legislation to invest in the nation’s inland waterways, ports and other critical infrastructure projects such as… Read More
Heavy rains in the upper Midwest have soaked crops and swelled rivers, slowing the harvest and halting barge traffic on portions of the Upper Mississippi River. According to precipitation maps… Read More
The Corps of Engineers temporarily reduced reservoir releases into the Missouri River in response to heavy rains and runoff in Kansas and Missouri, the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division… Read More