Biden signs infrastructure bill

AWO applauds infrastructure bill’s passage

The American Waterways Operators (AWO) says that it applauds the passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, H.R. 3684, signed into law by President Joe Biden earlier this week. AWO notes that the

AWO’s Carpenter: 4 steps to speed up U.S. offshore wind fleet development

Addressing an audience of offshore wind industry stakeholders last week, Jennifer Carpenter, president and CEO of the American Waterways Operators (AWO), said that the U.S domestic maritime industry is “ready, willing, and

Arcosa receives AWO safety award for new tank barge design

The American Waterways Operators’ (AWO) Tankering & Barge Operations Subcommittee has presented AWO affiliate member Arcosa Marine Products Inc. with the subcommittee’s second annual safety award. Arcosa received the award for the

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VIDEO: AWO highlights industry commitment to sustainability

The American Waterways Operators (AWO) has produced a video highlighting the tugboat, towboat and barge industry’s commitment to, and progress toward, environmental sustainability. The video features examples of how the industry is

Del Wilkins, President of Illinois Marine Towing, Inc., has been elected Chairman of the American Waterways Operators.

Del Wilkins elected as new AWO Chairman

The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national tugboat, towboat and barge industry association, elected a new slate of leaders last week during the association’s Spring Board of Directors / Annual

TTB 2021

TTB 2021 sees record attendance second year in a row

Setting a new record for the event, almost 500 participants took part in Marine Log’s TTB 2021 — Tugs, Towboats & Barges conference. This was the second virtual presentation of TTB. A

Offshore Jones Act

Biden Admin’s Jones Act affirmation brings wave of relief

February 2021 As we report in both this month’s Inside Washington and Inland Waterways columns, the Biden Administration has been loud and clear in its affirmation of the Jones Act. Secretary of

AWO strengthens partnership with Green Marine

Aiming to advance environmental stewardship in the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, AWO (the American Waterways Operators) has become an association member of Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program

Biden executive order reaffirms Jones Act support

In signing his “Buy American” executive order yesterday, President Joe Biden specifically endorsed the importance of the Jones Act , saying the executive action “reiterates my strong support for the Jones Act

AWO’s Jennifer Carpenter to speak at TTB

Jennifer Carpenter, president and CEO of the American Waterways Operators (AWO), will be among the industry leaders speaking at Marine Log’s upcoming TTB—Tugs, Towboats, & Barges conference, which this year will be