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Last week, we ran a piece about how barge movements are not showing any dramatic impacts so far from the tariff wars with China, including a large drop in soy… Read More
By Matthew Bonvento and Emil Muccin Mariners have been plying the oceans, rivers, lakes and harbors per records for over 2,000 years. What has transpired from an electronic technology standpoint in… Read More
The McClellan–Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) was the largest civil works project undertaken by the Corps at the time. It was originally authorized by Congress as early as July… Read More
The Olmsted Lock and Dam Replacement Project, formally inaugurated on August 30, almost didn’t happen as recently as 2013. Now it is already being put to work impounding a pool… Read More