Whatever else happens with the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, farmers and agricultural producers are looking forward to another great export year for key American agricultural commodities. Exports of American… Read More
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 Southwestern Division of the Corps of Engineers and its partners along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) hosted a media day March 9 to celebrate the 50th anniversary… Read More
Washington, D.C.—A House subcommittee hearing on innovation and investment in water resources infrastructure turned into a course on the importance of annual dredging at the nation’s ports and what to… Read More
A family of six—two parents and four children—were traveling in their 17-foot pleasure craft February 26 near the St. May’s jetties, just offshore of the border between the east coasts… Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released its Marine Accident Brief detailing a March 15, 2020, incident that involved the mv. Cooperative Spirit, part of ADM ARTCO’s river transportation… Read More
Two barges of corn partially sank and were being recovered several days after a tow hit a bridge carrying Interstate 155 February 26 near Dyersburg, Tenn. The mv. Marty Baskerville,… Read More
Torrential rains in the Ohio Valley and surrounding area led to changes in lock and ferry operations last week. The Markland Locks and Dam in Louisville temporarily ceased locking due… Read More