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.
Close to 100 people logged into a webinar September 2 to learn more about the inland waterways system during the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Talking Freight session titled “Inland… Read More
Despite months of restrictions related to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the maritime industry has soldiered on, transporting the cargoes that feed and fuel the nation and… Read More
Lightning damage at a Cumberland River barrier meant to inhibit the spread of Asian carp is expected to be repaired later this month, allowing the research project to continue. The… Read More
Washington, D.C.—Members of Congress are returning to the U.S. Capitol after their traditional August recess with two major legislative issues to address, and the waterways industry has interests in both. Read More
A federal judge, granting summary judgment in favor of a lawsuit filed in 2018 by environmentalists, said the Corps of Engineers is years behind on efforts to mitigate dams and… Read More