John Eckstein has become executive chairman of Marquette Transportation with Damon Judd, the company’s president, assuming Eckstein’s former duties as CEO. The change took place June 1. As executive chairman,… Read More

Now that river levels are dropping, the heavy load of silt dropped by this spring’s flooding is causing groundings up and down the length of the Mississippi River. On September… Read More

Ray Eckstein, founder of Paducah, Ky.-based Marquette Transportation Company, one of the largest barge lines on the river, died April 20 at his home in Paducah. He was 93. His… Read More