The Greater New Orleans Port Safety Council’s annual Marine Industry Day is set for May 30—the eve of hurricane season—and will be held at the Ace Hotel, located at 600… Read More
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.
Joshua Sebastian, an engineering manager at the vessel-design firm The Shearer Group Inc., says that advances in battery design, size and weight have made the advantages of electric and hybrid… Read More
Response efforts continue in the Houston Ship Channel following a collision May 10 between the tanker Genesis River and a pair of Kirby Inland Marine barges pushed by mv. Voyager. Read More
The story of the Floods of 2019 is not over. Gauges are dropping on some parts of the Mississippi River, but most places remain above flood stage. A new round… Read More