It’s been two years since the Subchapter M regulations took final effect. July 20 marked the halfway point at which 50 percent of vessels in multi-vessel operations should have received… 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.
Washington, D.C.—The U.S. House of Representatives has approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with language to increase access to federal funding for small coastal and inland ports and terminals,… Read More
The new Digital Guide to the Ohio River uses Automatic Identification System (AIS) transponder data to mark towing vessels, making the river safer for recreational users. The guide was designed… Read More
American Maritime Partnership (AMP) announced July 13 that it is presenting Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks with the celebrated American Maritime Hero Award. The award recognizes individuals or groups who have… Read More
The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) announced July 14 its official partnership with a new affiliated organization, National Grain and Feed Digital Solutions (NGFDS), to oversee the widely anticipated… Read More
A fire at Green Turtle Bay Resort & Marina on Lake Barkley in Grand Rivers, Ky., has destroyed 10 boats and a pier. “We had a customer who heard a… Read More
A July 9 webinar presented by experts from the Texas A&M’s Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) unveiled a new free online modeling tool allowing shippers and others to calculate the total… Read More