The members of The American Waterways Operators (AWO) elected a new slate of leaders earlier this month during the association’s annual Spring Convention held in Washington, D.C. Scott Merritt, former chief operating officer… Read More

In a year filled with legislative and regulatory victories for the barge industry, the landmark bipartisan passage and signing of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA, sometimes also known as… Read More

For years, the inland waterways industry tussled over the “square watch,” the six-hours-on, six-off watch that had long been the practice on the inland waterways instead of the four-hours-on, eight-off… Read More

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