Most docks rest either on concrete, steel or wooden piles, all of which are subject to corrosion over the years. Past a certain corrosion point, they can become weak enough… Read More
Innovative companies are constantly coming out with new products and services to help the inland barge industry operate more safely and economically. You’ll find our coverage here.
Based in Victoria, British Columbia, Helm Operations launched Helm CONNECT at the end of July 2016 to provide vessel operators with user-friendly software for vessel maintenance and compliance. The company… Read More
Imtra, a manufacturer and importer of quality marine products, announced October 2 its ongoing support of members of the American Pilots Association. The company will be in attendance at this… Read More
The St. Louis-based software company BargeOps has been serving barge company owners and barge fleet managers for more than 20 years now. As more and more companies see the need… Read More
In 2016, Tom Venable and Pete Olson began developing an e-commerce platform that they hoped would bring a new model for putting together barges and commodities in the quickest, most… Read More
As all marine operators know, environmental regulations affecting the marine industry have ratcheted up over the past several years. “When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency changed one word in the… Read More
Founded as a family-owned business in 1880, Shaver Transportation today operates 20 grain barges and 15 tugs on the Columbia/Snake River System. The company’s commitment to safety has always been… Read More