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.
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced $4,872,000 in grants to six Marine Highway projects on August 8. The funding, provided by the Maritime Administration’s (MarAd) Marine Highway program,… Read More
As it weaves through the wooded hills of Tuscaloosa County, Ala., the Black Warrior River tumbles from an elevation of near 240 feet to below 100 feet in a span… Read More
High Plains Journal (HPJ), a weekly trade publication for farmers and ranchers with roots extending as far back as 1883, has been purchased by the owners of The Waterways Journal. Read More
One of Louisiana’s major plastic resin manufacturers and exporters—Shintech Louisiana LLC—has announced a $1.49 billion expansion plan for its facility in Plaquemine, La. Shintech, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shin-Etsu… Read More
The New Orleans chapter of Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) held its first Leaders in Maritime Panel June 19 at the Jones Walker Law Firm in New Orleans’… Read More