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.
Kirby Corporation reported on January 31 a sharp increase in earnings per share and revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017—but said the earnings were impacted by a one-time benefit… Read More
The St. Paul Engineer District has postponed the release of a controversial sand-disposal proposal until “late spring or early summer,” according to district spokesperson George Stringham. The draft report was… Read More
Sweden’s Dellner Group, with its subsidiary Dellner Brakes, has signed an agreement to acquire German industrial braking manufacturer Pintsch Bubenzer in a deal both companies say that will pave the… Read More
A group of 14 mayors of cities on or near the Great Lakes, including seven from Canada, published an open letter January 24 in the Chicago Sun-Times urging Congress and… Read More
Four projects that support freight movement on Minnesota’s waterways received a total of $5 million in grants through the state’s Port Development Assistance Program, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced… Read More