The International Maritime Organization (IMO) signaled that it will likely ban seagoing ships that do not have sulfur-stripping equipment or “stack scrubbers” after March 2020. The ban was proposed at… Read More

The 2018 Inland Waterways Conference will be held at the Hyatt Hotel in New Orleans’ French Quarter March 19–21. Sponsored by Maritime Meetings, the conference will feature speakers from the… Read More

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