Mourners and well-wishers formed a steady stream of visitors to the March 8 wake of Mike Rushing in Jackson, Mo. They were saying farewell to an inland waterways leader with… Read More
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This week’s lead story is about the development of port facilities at the Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority for a new customer, PRCO America Inc., bringing in materials for making refractory… Read More
This week we report on efforts by the regional metropolitan planning agency for the greater Cincinnati, Ohio, and northern Kentucky area to seek information from the river industry to complete… Read More
By Robert Murray President, National Association of Waterfront Employers As the U.S. turns its attention to improving the health and safety of our communities, marine terminal operators (MTOs) have an… Read More
Hiring managers and recruiters will tell you that personal contacts and word-of-mouth referrals are still the No. 1 way in which companies recruit new team members. “It’s who you know”… Read More
Days after an alleged Chinese spy balloon captured the attention of social media, testimony given before Congress on February 8 by the president of the Shipbuilders’ Council of America, Matt… Read More
According to estimates recently presented by the Corps of Engineers to the Inland Waterways Users Board, the Kentucky Lock Addition Project will need an additional $332 million above and beyond… Read More
This issue of The Waterways Journal includes two important stories about invasive carp. One story details how businesses in Wickliffe, Ky., are betting on the continued presence of carp as… Read More
The Department of Transportation just released the final version of its National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization, a first-ever blueprint for decarbonization of transportation. It lays out a vision and set… Read More
It was so good to see Capt. David Smith’s column featuring the Capt. Rick Neale (“Weirton Express”) featured as the first “Old Boat” of the New Year in the January… Read More