Out of all the waterways stories of the past year, with their ups, downs and quirks, three trends seemed to predominate. One was the ongoing drought and fluctuating river levels,… Read More
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Inland waterways advocates—including The Waterways Journal—often talk about the green advantages of water transportation by the ton-mile—meaning the amount of carbon emitted to move a ton of cargo one mile. Read More
While the more economical cost and other advantages of waterborne transportation have always been recognized, appreciated and taken advantage of by shippers, their traditional caveats have had to do with… Read More