The American Waterways Operators (AWO) approved Decatur Marine Audit & Survey as a third-party organization authorized to conduct audits of AWO member operations as part of its Responsible Carrier Program… 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.
Eric Jessup gave one of the first day’s sessions on May 23 at the Inland Marine Expo (IMX) on how best to prioritize transportation infrastructure investments. Jessup, a professor in… Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a report on the sinking of the 1,800 hp. mv. Todd Brown on April 17, 2017, that concluded that the probable cause of… Read More
Washington, D.C.—The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2018, which targets federal investments in inland waterways, ports and other infrastructure projects. In a sign of just… Read More
May 22 was National Maritime Day, and at the Inland Marine Expo (IMX) in St. Louis, it was celebrated by a rousing talk on the day’s origins and history given… Read More
One of the many informative educational sessions given at the Inland Marine Expo was presented in the Ferrara Theater by Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soy Transportation Coalition (STC). Read More