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.
No one was hurt when a fire broke out on the mv. Miss Dorothy early March 17, causing major damage. The 4,200 hp. twin-screw towboat, owned by Western Rivers Boat… Read More
Washington, D.C.—”Infrastructure Week” was never declared, but that much-anticipated topic was not far out of the spotlight that President Joe Biden and congressional Republicans took turns grabbing. For his part,… Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its Marine Accident Brief detailing a September 8, 2019, incident involving the mv. Savage Voyager and a pair of tank barges as… Read More
Callan Marine Ltd., a family-owned dredging company in business since 2009, announced March 8 that it has launched a new marine construction division, providing a broad range of turnkey marine,… Read More
Roscoe McWilliams, founder and president of SkimOil Inc., has launched a new independent business venture: “OilyWaterExpert” (OWE) to provide for-hire virtual consulting and guidance for oily water problems. OilyWaterExpert furnishes… Read More