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.
If there’s one thing Missouri River stakeholders want shippers to know, it’s that the river is open for business and has been for a long time. That statement was recurrent… Read More
A recently released report by a senior National Weather Service (NWS) meteorologist shows in more detail the increase in rainfall and flood events in the Mississippi River basin in recent… Read More
The Chinese state agricultural conglomerate Cofco announced February 2 that it had bought “millions of tons” of soybeans from America, according to the South China Post. Significant Chinese purchases of… Read More
The Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council (MVTTC) will hold the 37th annual World Trade & Transport Conference in New Orleans, La., February 26–28 at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel,… Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced its 2019–2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements during an event held at the National Press Club on February 4. It calls… Read More
The Nashville Engineer District’s Water Management Section said it is overseeing water releases at its dams in the Cumberland River Basin in the wake of a “significant rain event” February… Read More
In a challenging market for marine equipment sales, Heartland Barge Management LLC is getting creative to meet that challenge. From March 11 through March 15, Heartland’s Equipment Sales and Leasing… Read More