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.
Keeping a promise they made in 2018, the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI)—a group whose members includes mayors of cities large and small along the Mississippi River—has announced a… Read More
The Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway Association (WTWA), the industry group representing commercial navigation along the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-managed Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway (BWT), will hold its 71st annual meeting May 17–19… Read More
Hines Furlong Line has applied for a permit to expand its fleeting area at Cumberland River Mile 124.2–124.7 on the left descending bank in Clarksville, Tenn. The permit was submitted… Read More
As part of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) March 3 release of its Report Card For America’s Infrastructure, the organization hosted a panel discussion focused on how the… Read More
Roger Perk, senior engineer for the Rock Island Engineer District, was honored February 25 by being selected as a 2021 Senior Engineer of the Year by the Quad City Engineering… Read More
The New Orleans Engineer District has released a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion (MBSD), a $2 billion project that, if built, would connect freshwater,… Read More