The Future Of Inland Buoy Tending The Future Of Inland Buoy Tending
The Future Of Inland Buoy Tending

The Coast Guard’s buoy tender fleet is responsible for maintaining more than 28,200 marine aids throughout 12,000 miles of inland waterways, through which 630 million tons of cargo move annually. Read More

How Could This Happen?

August 16, 2019

On August 12, members of the River Industry Executive Task Force (RIETF) received some unwelcome news from an official with the Rock Island Engineer District at a roundtable in Chicago. Read More

A dredging emergency in the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers led river industry representatives to appeal to members of Congress to urge the Corps to better distribute already-allocated emergency dredging… Read More

Who was it who said, “Never let a crisis go to waste”? The phrase certainly applies to opportunities for discussion arising in the wake of the recent devastating rains and… Read More

Even as some locks on the Upper Mississippi River are tentatively scheduled to reopen in early April, fresh snowmelt and high water may extend their closures further. The Upper Mississippi… Read More

New Lock Closure Date

March 1, 2019

The Mississippi Valley Division of the Corps of Engineers agreed with industry requests to move the date of the scheduled closure of Lock 25 from March 22 to March 8. Read More

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