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
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.
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
Lou Nash, founder and CEO of Measutronics, says that what his company offers can be summed up in one phrase: situational awareness. It’s all part of the data and information… Read More
Cummins Inc. announced August 31 that is introducing what it calls “a fuel- and cost-efficient version of its X15 engine” for commercial marine market segments, including inland waterways, commercial fishing… Read More
By Mike Lewis Dust Control Specialist, BossTek Facing increasing regulatory attention to dust suppression and wastewater issues, ports and bulk storage operators along American waterways are finding that atomized mist… Read More
Safety is key for operators on the nation’s waterways, but for an industry that moves vast amounts of cargoes, ranging from agriculture products and breakbulk to chemicals and hydrocarbons, via… Read More
The grease-free ThorPlas-Blue bearings Thordon supplied and installed to a Mississippi River towboat recently have helped reduce the vessel’s operating costs while creating a safer working environment for the crew,… Read More