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 Rock Island Engineer District announced January 29 the release of a long-awaited computer model of Upper Mississippi River flows. The model covers 320 river miles, from Mississippi River Lock… Read More
The Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council (MVTTC), in tandem with The Coal Institute, held its 36th annual World Trade & Transport Conference February 8 in New Orleans, La., with… Read More
Just in time for upcoming infrastructure debates, the Mid-America Freight Coalition (MAFC) has released a new study of the effects of Upper Mississippi lock closures supported by the Wisconsin Department… Read More
In 2017, Port Houston recorded a total of 38.3 million tons handled—an all-time record that broke the previous record of 37.8 million tons set in 2014. The port also reported… Read More
The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon handled more cargo in 2017 than any port in the 57-year history of Indiana’s port system. This was the third straight year the port handled… Read More