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.
On the morning of September 8, the mv. Savage Voyager, part of Savage Inland Marine’s fleet of towboats, was locking through Jamie Whitten Lock at Mile 412 on the Tennessee-Tombigbee… Read More
“In today’s industry, safety permeates everything we do—it is fundamental to who we are.” That message, delivered by AWO President Thomas Allegretti at The American Waterways Operators’ 2019 Summer Safety… Read More
The towing industry is dealing with two scheduled lock outages in the Huntington Engineer District, as the main lock at the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam closed for dewatering… Read More
The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2020 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund until October 18. This year the Partnership Fund has dedicated $1,000,000… Read More