Towboat at lock and dam

Inland Waterways: Yesterday’s price is not today’s price

By Tracy Zea, WCI President and CEO Anyone who’s shopped for groceries, dined at restaurants, paid rent or pretty much purchased anything these past months knows we are facing economic challenges unprecedented

AEU Safety Awards are for workplace safety

AEU Safety Awards winners announced

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) has announced the winners of the 2021 AEU Safety Awards. AEU is the program administrator for American Longshore Mutual Association (ALMA), a group self-insurance fund providing

Wilson Lock closure spells barge traffic delays

ACBL warns of “catastrophic” Tennessee River barge delays

American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) today wrote its dry cargo customers warning them that it is anticipating catastrophic delays for barges transiting the Tennessee River to destinations above Wilson Lock (Mile 259.4).

LNG exports pause challenged

Odfjell Chemical Tankers files suit against ACBL

In a lawsuit filed October 22 in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Louisiana, Odfjell Chemical Tankers is seeking damages from American Commercial Barge Lines (ACBL) following a March 16, 2021, incident

Sunken towboat

ACBL agrees $5.25 million settlement in resource damage case

A 2008 oil spill from an American Commercial Barge Line vessel is continuing to prove expensive for the Jeffersonville, Indiana-based company. The U.S. Department of Justice reports that, to resolve federal and

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Ida: Recovery efforts get underway

As parts of the eastern U.S. woke up today to deal with the lingering but still damaging effects of the remnants of Ida, recovery efforts in the Gulf Coast area continued. Many

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Waterways industry faces prolonged disruption from Ida

While the good news coming out of New Orleans this morning was that electricity has been restored to limited areas of the city, overflight photos and media reports from the areas hit

ACBL President and CEO Mark Knoy to retire

After successfully guiding the company through a prepackaged Chapter 11 restructuring and recapitalization, Mark Knoy is to step down as President and CEO of Jeffersonville, Ind.-headquartered American Commercial Barge Lines Inc. In

ACBL completes recapitalization

American Commercial Barge Line Holding Corp., as successor to American Commercial Lines Inc., today announced that it has successfully completed its recapitalization and emerged from Chapter 11. ACBL says it is moving

Campbell Transportation adds to barge and towboat fleet

JULY 6, 2017 — Houston, PA, headquartered Campbell Transportation Company, Inc. (CTC) reports that it has completed the acquisition of certain affreightment contracts along with 155 barges and four towboats from American