The mv. Ms. Nancy C, owned by Choctaw Transportation Company, sank March 6 in Everett Lake near Dyersburg, Tenn. Everett Lake is a back channel connected to the Lower Mississippi… Read More

The question of whether punitive damages are available for Jones Act seamen was left further unsettled in the federal court system after several recent conflicting court decisions. The rulings mean… Read More

The Pittsburgh Engineer District began a scheduled three-month maintenance project last week that will result in considerable delays at Emsworth and Dashields locks on the Ohio River. The work requires… Read More

The St. Paul Engineer District posted the latest ice thickness measurements of Lake Pepin, taken March 7. They show that the ice is still about two feet thick near the… Read More

The New Orleans Engineer District began opening the Bonnet Carré Spillway last week to divert a portion of the flooding Lower Mississippi River into nearby Lake Pontchartrain and on to… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Several members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee pressed U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on how inland waterways and ports might be impacted by President Trump’s $1.5-trillion infrastructure… Read More

It’s been almost two years since many high water marks were set in March 2016 along much of the Red River in Louisiana. The J. Bennett Johnston Waterway, which includes… Read More