Mountwest Maritime Academy Expands To Ohio Mountwest Maritime Academy Expands To Ohio
Mountwest Maritime Academy Expands To Ohio

Mountwest Maritime Academy has opened a second training site, in Woodsfield, Ohio, with a plan to introduce both high school students and adults to the maritime industry. The new location… Read More

Capt. Joseph Schaum, 90, of Sardis, Ohio, died December 14, 2022, at the West Virginia University Medicine Wetzel County Hospital in New Martinsville, W.Va. He had a 50-year license from… Read More

Vessels Named Ohio

April 28, 2022

News that Amherst Madison had recently purchased the Michael J. Grainger and would rename it Ohio brings to mind other vessels named Ohio on the inland rivers. Most recently, of… Read More

The Great Lakes Towing Company announced recently that it has purchased the Wm. Plotz Machine & Forge Company. The acquisition includes all Plotz Machine’s assets and real estate. “The acquisition… Read More

Amherst Madison Inc., serving the Ohio River and its tributaries with towing, marine construction and repair services since 1893, has restored the vessel name Ohio to the river. The nearly-130-year-old… Read More

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced the recipients of its 2022 Maritime Assistance Program (MAP) grant awards, including more than $5.1 million for projects in public port districts along… Read More