Highlighting the importance of improving safety through technology use and continuing to fund navigation projects, Sean Duffy and Paul Rohde led the audience at the Inland Marine Expo (IMX) through… Read More
Waterways Council Inc.
Waterways Council Inc. is a national organization that advocates for a modern, efficient and well-maintained system of inland waterways, including lock and dam infrastructure, and channel maintenance.
“The towing industry is a leader in supply chain integrity, sustainability and employment opportunity,” Jennifer Carpenter, president and CEO of The American Waterways Operators, proclaimed in kicking off the Inland… Read More
The first education session at this year’s Inland Marine Expo (IMX), to be held May 23–25 in St. Louis, will take an in-depth look at the marine highway system in… Read More
What will the future look like? And what can be done now to shape it? Those questions have, no doubt, raced through every person’s mind during the COVID pandemic. And… Read More
Member mayors of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI) from Louisiana, Mississippi and Illinois gathered in St. Louis January 31 with Waterways Council Inc. to profile the transformative… Read More
Publications and politicians all over the country are touting the funds their regions have received from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). For this editorial, let’s focus on… Read More
“It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood!” That was how Marty Hettel, vice president of governmental affairs at American Commercial Barge Line and a longtime veteran of the Inland Waterways… Read More
An academic study of port resilience proved unexpectedly relevant when a real-life pipeline hacking took place, closely matching one of the study’s scenarios. Craig Philip is well-known to the inland… Read More
Many people welcomed the news on November 5 when the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill that includes $2.5 billion in waterways infrastructure funding. Edward Belk Jr., P.E. Read More
Finally, after months of cliff-hanging drama, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, otherwise known as the “hard infrastructure” bill. The bill passed 228… Read More