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 Corps of Engineers Missouri River Basin Water Management Division announced May 22 it has increased releases from Fort Peck and Garrison dams due to high inflows from rapidly melting… Read More
Conrad Industries Inc., Morgan City, La., on May 15 announced net income of $586,000, or 12 cents per share, for the first quarter of 2018. That compares with net income… Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced earlier this month the conclusion of the agency’s investigation into a June 7, 2017, incident involving the breakaway of a moored crane barge… Read More
Locks and dams on the Illinois Waterway system are due for major repairs and replacements beginning in 2020 that will shut down the system for extended periods, and stakeholders that… Read More