America’s Central Port infrastructure project makes progress

An infrastructure project underway at one of the largest freight hubs in the Midwest, America’s Central Port, Granite City, Ill., will see an estimated 1.5 additional barges loaded each day, removing 31,500

Kirby says inland marine results “meaningfully improved” in third quarter

Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) has reported net earnings for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 of $48.0 million, or $0.80 per share, compared with earnings of $41.8 million, or $0.70 per

Alabama pellet plant is good news for barge biz and Port of Pascagoula

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey joined executives of the world’s largest wood pellet producer, Enviva Partners, LP, this month to announce that the biomass company expects to invest approximately $175 million to construct

Harley Marine wins $86.5 million TRANSCOM contract

Harley Marine Services Inc., Seattle, Wash., has been awarded a firm fixed-price contract, in the estimated amount of $19,819,032. The contract provides for the transportation of Department of Defense-owned fuel and marine

River cleanup group reaches new milestone

Illinois-based environmental organization Living Lands & Waters has nearly doubled the amount of garbage removed from U.S. inland rivers compared to this time last year. So far in 2019, the group, established

B.C. shipyard wins contract for four steel barges

Following an open and competitive process, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Armed Forces, has awarded a contract of C$1,996,439 (about US$15.3 million) to Canadian Maritime Engineering Ltd.,

Upper River Services takes delivery of triple-screw towboat

Recently delivered by Belle Chasse, La., based C&C Marine and Repair, the 2,013 hp triple-screw towboat M/V Mendota is the first new construction vessel ever to join the fleet of Upper River

Jonathan Zier

Jonathan Zier joins Crowley team providing tug and barge solutions

Aiming to provide a more personalized interface for customers in need of tugs, barges and offshore project services in the Gulf of Mexico and internationally, Crowley Maritime Corp. has appointed Jonathan Zier

St. Louis region ports and terminals top USACE chart

The St. Louis Regional Freightway reports that the latest data from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) show that the St. Louis Regional Ports held onto the top ranking as the

AWO responds to Senate vote against Vessel Incidental Discharge Act

APRIL 19, 2018 — The American Waterways Operators (AWO) reports that yesterday, due to inclusion of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA) within the bill, the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017