Continued rains and high water mean that river restrictions, lock closures and delays are now expected until mid-June. At this writing, another storm system has just pushed through the Midwest—again… 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.
Mark Knoy, president and CEO of American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL), delivered the keynote address during the May 21 general session of the Inland Marine Expo in St. Louis, Mo. Read More
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially announced plans Monday (May 27) to operate the Morganza Control Structure and Floodway. With a new crest on the already swollen Mississippi River… Read More
The impact of the ongoing high-water season on the Mississippi River and other major water arteries was felt in more ways than one at the Inland Marine Expo. Longtime IMX… Read More
Months after reopening after a temporary partial federal shutdown, the National Maritime Center (NMC) in Martinsburg, W.Va., which issues all maritime credentials, is still struggling with the backlog of applications… Read More