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.
Jamie Whitten Lock at Mile 412 on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (Tenn-Tom) reopened to commercial navigation around 11:30 p.m. September 25 after an incident 2-1/2 weeks earlier led to the release… Read More
The National Waterways Conference announced last week that Julie Ufner will take over as president and CEO, effective November 4. She will succeed Amy Larson, who will step down at… Read More
Around midnight September 20, following torrential rain dropped in the Houston area by the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, nine barges broke away from their moorings at San Jacinto River… Read More
Washington, D.C.—Legislation backed by members of the waterways industry may be left hanging in the balance after President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats hit the kind of historic impasse that… Read More
The technology group Wärtsilä has supplied advanced technology simulators providing realistic hands-on training for a new training facility in Portugal, developed and run by the Port Authority for the ports… Read More