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.
The ongoing drought in the Upper Midwest has triggered water conservation measures, the Corps of Engineers’ Missouri River Water management team announced July 8. Very dry conditions resulted in reduced… Read More
Roger Guenther, executive director of the Port of Houston, is one of six people named by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to the Gulf Coast Protection District board of directors. Abbot… Read More
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) have signed an agreement designed to strengthen their collaborative efforts in creating an… Read More
The Coast Guard celebrates an anniversary this July that is significant for merchant mariners. It was on July 16, 1946, that the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation, which had… Read More
Five years ago, the Panama Canal opened the Neopanamax Locks, creating a third lane for traffic at the waterway. The expanded canal doubled the waterway’s capacity, attracting new markets and… Read More
European barge operators are increasingly “without hope” that worsening barge congestion can be addressed, according to a leading logistics publication. The online transit publication The Loadstar reported June 28 that… Read More