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Golding Barge takes delivery of second triple-screw towboat

Now in service with Golding Barge Line Inc., of Vicksburg, Miss., the M/V Rusty Moore is the second of two 94-foot, triple-screw towboats built for the company by Master Boat Builders of

Alexander-Cairo Port District completes project labor agreement

Construction of a new inland port at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers in Cairo, Ill., has taken another step forward. The Alexander-Cairo Port District has completed a project labor

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Ports of Indiana handling cargo for $600 million expansion

By June 30, Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville is set receive more than 30 barges carrying shipments destined for a local cement facility undergoing a $600 million expansion project. Lehigh Cement Inc. is shipping

Rendering of red dredge

Conrad Shipyard lays keel for GLDD trailing suction hopper dredge

Morgan City, La., headquartered Conrad Shipyard recently hosted a ceremony at its Deepwater shipyard in Amelia, La., to mark the laying of the keel of a 6,500-cubic-yard trailing suction hopper dredge under

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MARAD awards $19.6 million in grants to 31 small shipyards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the award of $19.6 million in grants to 31 small shipyards in 15 states through the Small Shipyard Grant Program. Since 2008,

GLDD wins USACE Mobile Harbor contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC, Houston, Texas, has been awarded a $53,910,509 firm-fixed-price contract to deepen and widen Mobile Harbor. Bids were solicited via the internet with five received. Work

Activity picks up at Port of Little Rock

The Port of Little Rock, Ark., reports that it ended the first quarter of 2021 with “significant improvement” in both river and rail activity. “We are excited to see the increased activity

New Lock at the Soo construction begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reports the New Lock at the Soo project at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., is on schedule as construction resumes on phase one and is initiated

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US Watercraft licensed to build SeaArk Marine portfolio

Hubert, N.C., based US Watercraft reports that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to utilize the complete SeaArk Marine portfolio of commercial fire fighting, military, survey, and work boats. Located

Belle of Louisville gets a bail out

At its April 16 meeting, the Budget Committee of the Louisville, Ky., Metro Government voted to appropriate $725,000 to get the historic riverboat Belle of Louisville through the current fiscal year. The

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