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.
Last August, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed extending the amount of time operators of “certain high-speed vessels”—pilot boats and some smaller vessels—have to comply with the upcoming switch to clean-burning… Read More
Warrior Met Coal, Alabama’s largest producer of metallurgical coal with mines located southwest of Birmingham in Tuscaloosa County, announced in February plans to develop a new longwall mine near its… Read More
Looking back at the record flood of 2019, Coast Guard Capt. Scott Stoermer pinpointed some of the factors that made the fight against it so successful. Stoermer, 46, has served… Read More
For four generations, members of the Kelly family have stood atop the inland river system’s locks and dams, looking out as the river rolls by. “It’s been in the blood… Read More