Washington, D.C.—Federal agencies that impact the maritime industry such as the departments of Homeland Security and Transportation joined those that failed to receive their fiscal year 2019 funding under 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.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and a host of elected officials, economic development experts and business leaders gathered October 4 at the site of Avondale Shipyard, located on the west… Read More
A September 28 grain storage report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows how soybean farmers are reacting to the Trump administration’s tariff war with China and China’s response: by… Read More
In 2016, Tom Venable and Pete Olson began developing an e-commerce platform that they hoped would bring a new model for putting together barges and commodities in the quickest, most… Read More
Since 1972, the year it was founded, Wepfer Marine Inc. has been a mainstay of the Memphis riverfront. It operates harbor and fleeting services along the Lower Mississippi River, and… Read More