President Biden

Inland Waterways: Celebrating a once-in-a-generation success

By Tracy Zea, President/CEO, Waterways Council Inc. After months of negotiations and high political drama, late on the night of November 5, the House of Representatives passed the Senate-passed infrastructure bill (H.R.

TTB in partnership with AWO

Marine Log to hold TTB 2022 in Mobile in March

Registration is now open for Marine Log’s annual TTB — Tugs, Towboats & Barges — conference, the only event dedicated exclusively to the tug, towboat and barge segments of the U.S. maritime

L to R: Jeremy Headley, Dan Benken, Leif Lacey

Parker Towing promotes 3 employees

Tuscaloosa, Ala.-based Parker Towing, one of the largest inland barge lines in the U.S., reports that it has promoted three of its employees. Jeremy Headley, who joined the Parker Towing sales team

Rendering of oil terminal

Terminal to be only Mississippi River wharf to handle 1,200-foot vessels

NOLA Oil Terminal LLC reports that it has begun construction on Phase 1 of an oil and refined products terminal project in Plaquemines Parish, La., occupying 158 acres located at Mile 59

Maritime Partner's towboat M/V Ouizee underway

Maritime Partners acquires J. Russell Flowers 1,000+ vessels

Maritime Partners LLC, through its managed funds, has acquired from J. Russell Flowers Inc. and its affiliates (JRF), a diversified portfolio of over 1,000 marine vessels operating on bareboat charter. JRF’s fleet

M/V Johnathon Erickson on Upper Mississippi River

Upper Mississippi River navigation season comes to an end

The St. Paul Engineer District locked the last tow to depart St. Paul, Minn., November 23—ending the 2021 navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River. Marquette Transportation‘s M/V Jonathan Erickson, pushing five

Methanol fueled Hydrogen One

VIDEO: Methanol-electric towboat set for 2023 debut

The world’s first methanol-fueled towboat is set to to join the fleet of Metairie, La., based Maritime Partners LLC and become available for charter in 2023 to meet the pressing demand for

Fireboat responds to towboat fire

VIDEO: Local agencies extinguish Ohio River towboat fire

The Ohio River was temporarily closed between Mile 499 and Mile 501 on November 9 when an engine fire reportedly broke out aboard the towboat Captain Kirby Dupuis when in transit near

Engineer monitors work at Charleroi Lock and Dam

Charleroi Lock and Dam project marks a milestone

The Pittsburgh Engineer District has marked a major milestone in a $1 billion project that began in 2004: dewatering the the lock chamber at the Charleroi Lock and Dam, the newest navigation

National Rivers Hall of Fame honoree Peter Stephaich

National Rivers Hall of Fame honors Stephaich, Pyne

Citing his accomplishments and dedication to the barge industry, the National Rivers Hall of Fame will honor Peter Stephaich during the Annual Waterways Symposium hosted by Waterways Council Inc. in St. Louis,