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 Coast Guard issued a Marine Safety Advisory (MSA) January 18 to ensure mariners, marine employers and sponsoring organizations are informed of recent changes to the Department of Transportation (DOT)… Read More
As of January 1, Tim Studdert assumed the duties and responsibilities of the president of Buffalo Marine Service Inc., a marine-transportation provider, in Houston, Texas. Studdert replaces his father, Patrick… Read More
Since the dam wickets were raised at Ohio River Lock 52 on January 6, tows have been transiting through both lock chambers. The Louisville Engineer District had as many as… Read More
Washington, D.C.—Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and their witnesses ran the gauntlet when laying out goals for an expected Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. Read More