In quick succession, the Trump administration last week released two documents: its long-promised statement on infrastructure and its proposed budget. The infrastructure “Funding Principles” restated Trump’s goal of reducing permitting… Read More

As deep cold and snow continue to grip most of the country, it’s worthwhile to reflect on the importance of barge transportation to movements of road salt, an essential commodity. Read More

The topic of congressional earmarks is news again, and that’s a good thing. President Donald Trump has suggested bringing back the congressional budget process known as earmarks, in which members… Read More

Thankfully, today’s mariners work in conditions that are safer and more comfortable than ever before. But this is a profession from which risk and discomfort cannot be completely removed. Deckhands… Read More

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