Nearly three years after an electrical fire destroyed the Point Pleasant River Museum in Point Pleasant, W.Va., construction is underway on a new museum that includes a state-of-the-art center for… Read More
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.
Washington, D.C.—A leading House chairman used a group’s influential scorecard on inland waterways, ports and other modes of transportation to again call on Congress to pass a transformational infrastructure measure. … Read More
Forty-four years after its founding, Midwest Tankermen Inc. is moving into its second generation of family owners. Gail Loughlin founded the Lockport, Ill.-based company, which provides inland barge cargo transfers… Read More
Orion Group Holdings Inc. reported net income of $3.7 million, or 12 cents diluted earnings per share, for the fourth quarter of 2020. That compares to $0.2 million, or 1 cent per share,… Read More
Global Maritime Ministries (GMM), a New Orleans-based organization that serves seafarers and inland mariners who call on ports in southeast Louisiana, along with the region’s broader maritime community, typically presents… Read More
Barge traffic resumed on the Illinois Waterway as temperatures rose and the country’s midsection recovered from the polar vortex. Jeff Lebeau, assistant lockmaster at Starved Rock Lock and Dam, said… Read More