The start of the deepening project in the Lower Mississippi River is big news for river commerce. It will bring the working depths of the LMR up to par with… Read More
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As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, companies are finding they can adapt. Remote work is becoming the norm at many companies, a norm that many say will continue even after… Read More
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the first-ever National Freight Strategic Plan recently. The plan offers a sweeping vision of the entire U.S. transportation system, including mention of ports and… Read More
At this writing, Hurricane Laura, the strongest storm to hit the U.S. mainland this year, has weakened to a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph., after making… Read More