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 National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a pair of marine accident briefs detailing incidents aboard two towboats, the mv. Ricky Robinson and the mv. J.W. Herron. The incidents… Read More
Today, electronically stored information is generated at an unprecedented rate. This is hardly surprising when you consider the increased accessibility and use of digital devices. The same is true on… Read More
On the afternoon of February 8, the Coast Guard received an alert that a towing vessel was sinking at Mile 259 on the Ohio River near Cheshire, Ohio. The mv. Read More
Palmer Johnson Power Systems, Sun Prairie, Wis., announced the acquisition of Mill Log Equipment Company Inc. and Mill Log Wilson Equipment Ltd. from Twin Disc Inc. The acquisition, which will… Read More
Washington, D.C.—Maritime programs will receive millions of dollars in new funding under a $333-billion compromise reached by House and Senate conferees to avoid another shutdown for about 25 percent of… Read More