Diedre “Dee Dee” Whittaker, 57, advertising account executive for The Waterways Journal, died September 7 following complications from heart surgery. A member of the WJ staff since February 2020, Whittaker managed advertising accounts primarily in… 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.
The Corps of Engineers’ lock-closure schedules through 2024 were the topic when barge industry stakeholders and Corps officials from multiple districts met September 7 at the St. Louis District’s Service… Read More
One lock closure on the Illinois Waterway is complete with another just starting during daylight hours certain days, causing impacts to navigation within the region. Both the work completed the… Read More
CGB/Waterfront Services has expanded operations in Cairo, Ill., and Cape Girardeau, Mo., with additional drydocks, tank barge cleaning, hull repairs, dry cargo barge cleaning, a floating crane service and small-scale… Read More
Portions of three rivers will close later in September as crews plan to float in and raise the 700-foot-long main span of a new bridge over the Cumberland River in… Read More