Washington, D.C.—MarAd Administrator Mark Buzby became one of the latest agency heads to receive a “fair hearing” on their fiscal year 2019 budget proposals only to be told how outdated… Read More

Amy Larson, president of the National Waterways Conference (NWC), spoke on the possibility of advancing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2018 this year to the audience of the Inland… Read More

The American Waterways Operators decried the April 18 vote stalling the Coast Guard authorization bill. The bill included the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA), which would establish a uniform national… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Transportation renamed the TIGER grant program and kicked off a new effort to award $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding, with applications due July 19. Read More

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance announced April 20 that Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg had issued an initial Certificate of Inspection (COI) to the towing vessel… Read More

The Louisville Engineer District announced that the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Olmsted Locks and Dam Project will be held August 29 at the project site. The $2.7 billion project on… Read More

Washington, D.C.—A bill authorizing funding for the U.S. Coast Guard stalled in the Senate because it also included the Commercial Vessel Incidental Discharge Act that supporters say would offer important… Read More