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 mv. Michael Poindexter, operated by American Commercial Barge Line LLC, punched a 12-barge tow through the remaining Lake Pepin ice April 10 to open the commercial navigation season on… Read More
The University of Arkansas announced April 3 that its Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center, or MarTREC, has received an additional $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Read More
Despite reporting losses for both 2017 and the fourth quarter of the year, Conrad Industries Inc. said new orders in the first quarter of 2018 positioned it well for long-term… Read More
The New Orleans Engineer District closed out the month of March by ceasing operation of the Bonnet Carré Spillway in St. Charles Parish, La., about 33 river miles upriver from… Read More