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.—With only hours to spare, the Senate passed a stopgap measure to avoid a government shutdown and keep federal agencies up and running through December 3. Approved by a… Read More
Jim Fletcher, a longtime leader in the maritime industry and founder of Baton Rouge, La.-based Team Services LLC, retired from his full-time role with the company at the end of… Read More
Due to the rapid drop of water levels in the Mississippi River and shoaling at Mile 9.9 in the downstream approach to Norrell Lock (No.1), the navigation channel in this… Read More
As the soybean and corn harvests approach full swing, the resiliency of the inland waterway system is being tested by the damage of hurricanes Ida and Nicholas. Ken Eriksen, senior… Read More
More than 150 maritime industry leaders and organizations signed an industry-led call for world leaders to commit to decarbonizing international shipping by 2050, support industrial-scale zero-emission shipping projects through national… Read More