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 Port of Corpus Christi (Texas), the fourth largest port in the U.S. in total tonnage, has earned the 2018 Texas Environmental Excellence Award (TEEA) in Pollution Prevention, presented by… Read More
The Rock Island Engineer District, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will host a public open house today (March 26)… Read More
Damen Shipyards Group announced in mid-March that it has recently unveiled a Water Injection Dredger (WID), courtesy of a plug and play system aboard a Damen Multi-Cat. Such capabilities are… Read More
Representatives of the Mississippi Valley Branch of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) gathered in New Orleans, La., February 28 and March 1 for the organization’s 2018 construction roundtable… Read More
Northern Lights announced March 8 that it has delivered its 55,000th generator to Damen Shipyard in a ceremony at Damen’s headquarters. The 80 kw. Northern Lights M1066T generator set will… Read More
A tow of 28 barges broke up in the Lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Miss., on March 19 after the towboat pushing it lost power and the current pushed the… Read More