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This week, The Waterways Journal wraps up its series of profiles of the “40 Under 40” award winners, a group of individuals who represent the industry’s future. Among them are… Read More
The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport, the inland port profiled in this issue, is not the largest river port by tonnage; New Orleans, Houston and St. Louis all move more barge cargo. Read More
Last week’s news that Europe and the U.S. are pulling back from the brink of a tariff war caused markets and stocks to surge. But the tariff situation with China… Read More
Last year, the Coast Guard faced the prospect of a disastrous $1.3 billion cut to its already shrunken budget, due to misconceptions by President Trump and his team about its… Read More
The Corps of Engineers posted its FY2018 work plan June 7. The plan distributes the additional funding provided in the FY2018 omnibus bill and identifies new starts and feasibility studies… Read More