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
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.
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
Quest Climate Control Equipment, a division of Therma-Stor LLC, Madison, Wis., introduced its patent-pending Quest XP300 Pro Explosion Proof Coil (or fan coil) at the Inland Marine Expo (IMX) in… Read More
Maine software provider Helm Operations launched its Helm CONNECT Personnel, a new software solution for crew management. After focusing on industry needs around marine maintenance and compliance, the company has… Read More
Alexis Marine, Belle Chasse, La., has awarded a supply contract to Thordon Bearings for the retrofitting of 6-inch diameter RiverTough bearings to the mv. Kristin Alexis, the 60-foot, twin-screw towboat… Read More
Winegard Marine announced May 1 that it has introduced an affordable, easy-to-use and professional grade marine antenna it calls “ideal for use aboard workboats, towboats and coastal commercial fishing vessels.”… Read More