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 St. Paul Engineer District announced June 18 that it will build seven islands in the middle of Pig’s Eye Lake with dredged materials. Pig’s Eye Lake is located east… Read More
Anyone who operates on the nation’s inland waterways knows that commerce wouldn’t flow without partnerships. Chief among them are the partnerships that exist between government agencies and private industry. Those… Read More
For the first time, according to former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, cyber threats exceed physical threats to our nation’s security. That sobering thought, offered by Coast Guard… Read More
The Coast Guard, third-party organizations (TPOs) and vessel operators continue to negotiate and adjust as the inspection process documenting full compliance of the towing fleet with Subchapter M continues. A… Read More
The New Orleans Engineer District has announced the protocol for closing the Bonnet Carré Spillway, the flood control structure on the Mississippi River almost 30 miles above New Orleans, La. Read More
On June 24, the Supreme Court resolved a split between two judicial circuits by ruling in The Dutra Group v. Batterton that punitive damages are not available in Jones Act… Read More