The maritime industry has seen a decline in reportable incidents, including a 24 percent decline in towing vessel incidents in 2017 over 2016, according to a recent safety report. The… 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.
Washington, D.C.—A major water resources development bill sailed through the U.S. House of Representatives on a voice vote, providing yet another sign of its overwhelming support among lawmakers of both… Read More
The New Orleans Propeller Club will honor Rep. Steve Scalise, the U.S. House Majority Whip from Jefferson Parish, La., as its 2018 Maritime Person of the Year. The Propeller Club… Read More
The 2018 Annual Marine Industry Charity Tournament August 16–18 raised more than $160,000 for cancer research. The tournament, featuring golf, softball and kickball tournaments, a 5K and 1 mile fun… Read More
Scheduled closures of the Illinois River in 2019 and 2020 to repair aging locks were the topic of greatest concern for members of the Illinois River Carriers Association (IRCA), as… Read More