The good times were rolling May 7 in New Orleans with the inauguration of the city’s new mayor, Latoya Cantrell—the first woman elected mayor in the city’s 300-year history. But… 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.
Kirby Corporation announced May 3 the signing of an agreement to acquire Targa Resources Corporation’s inland marine tank barge business for approximately $69.3 million in cash. The purchase will be… Read More
Within the last two weeks, the Port of New Orleans has announced a pair of new services, one by water and the other by rail. SeaLand, the Maersk Group’s regional… Read More
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced last week that Melbourne, Australia-based Syrah Resources has selected a site in Vidalia, La., across the Mississippi River from Natchez, Miss., for a new… Read More
The 5th annual Inland Marine Expo (IMX) will present attendees with four educational tracks this year, with one being focused on vessel operations on the inland waterways. In addition to… Read More