Yanmar America’s Commercial Marine Division announced September 24 that it has added three new repower centers to its distribution network: Kennedy Engine in Biloxi, Miss.; Sun Power Diesel in Dania… Read More

Leading marine operations software company Helm Operations announced September 20 that it has been acquired by Toronto-based Volaris Group Inc. Volaris specializes in strengthening and growing technology companies and is… Read More

Tow Breaks Up At Lock 25

October 1, 2018

The Upper Mississippi River was temporarily closed at Lock and Dam 25 after a 12-barge tow broke up while transiting the lock at 2:15 a.m. September 26. According to Corps… Read More

The St. Paul (Minn.) Engineer District awarded a $7.475 million contract September 24, 2018, to Dubuque Barge & Fleeting Services Company, Dubuque, Iowa, to carry-out a Corps Island dredged material… Read More

Obituary: Elven Dykes Jr.

October 1, 2018

Elven Dykes Jr., died in Mandeville, La., September 19, following a battle with multiple system atrophy. His river career spanned 41 years, where he worked in numerous positions at Canal… Read More

Representatives from Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Institute for Water Resources signed a memorandum of common purpose September 12 in New Orleans,… Read More