The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a fuel oil discharge earlier this month on the Mississippi River near Gramercy, La. On January 4 just before 8:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector… 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.
Several news sources claimed over the second weekend in December that Viking River Cruises is abandoning its plans to offer cruises on U.S. rivers aboard European-style longboats, but the company… Read More
The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority has announced that Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant will serve as the agency’s chairman in 2018. This is Bryant’s second term as chairman of the authority. Read More
The Red River Valley Association (RRVA) will hold its 93rd annual convention February 21–22 at Horseshoe Riverdome in Bossier City, La. The convention will span a wide range of topics—from… Read More
A homeless man who jumped from a lock wall of the McAlpine Lock into an empty coal barge was spotted by the crew of the mv. Laura Tamble and rescued… Read More