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 Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association USA (WISTA USA) opened its 11th chapter, Great Lakes / Midwest Region Chapter, and welcomed its 700th member earlier this year. The chapter… Read More
The International Propeller Club will gather in New Orleans, La., October 15–17 for its 93rd annual convention and conference. The packed and timely agenda will follow the theme of “Sailing… Read More
For 123 days this year, the Mississippi River’s flood waters roared through the Bonnet Carré Spillway, located in Norco, La., close to 30 miles upriver from New Orleans. At its… Read More
In 2019, the quest for efficiency and clean energy—while also preserving power and range—is a worldwide pursuit. Renewable energy sources, engine emission regulations and electric vehicles (EVs) garner daily headlines. Read More
Two researchers with the Corps of Engineers have been granted a patent for a filter that helps sand boils plug themselves. The patent application credits Isaac Stephens and Bryant Robbins… Read More