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Crewmember falls overboard from American Queen steamboat

The Coast Guard suspended its search December 2 for a man who fell overboard from the M/V American Queen a day prior near Mile 229 of the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge,

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Mississippi River dredge to handle Missouri River problem

The Kansas City Engineer District has received what it calls “critical assistance” from the St. Paul Engineer District in a pilot project. The project will deal with sediment that had created shallow

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USACE to perform major winter repairs at 6 locks

The St. Paul Engineer District is preparing for major repairs at six of its Mississippi River locks this winter to ensure they continue working as designed. Maintenance is scheduled at Lock and

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

NTSB reports on bulker crane’s costly contact with grain elevator

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Marine Accident Brief on its investigation of a November 11, 2020, incident in which the boom of a bulk carrier’s crane contacted part of

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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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VIDEO: Merchants Bridge project reaches milestone

A $222 million project to replace the Merchants Bridge that links Missouri and Illinois at Downtown St. Louis reached a major milestone Friday, September 17, with the first one of three new

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Quincy Regional Barge Dock awarded Rebuild Illinois capital grant

The city of Quincy, Ill., has been awarded $743,200 for improvements to the Quincy Regional Barge Dock. The award was included in $16.5 million in Rebuild Illinois capital grants announced September 21

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Rock Island Engineer District announces Mississippi main channel closure

As of September 7, the Rock Island Engineer District, has temporarily closed the main channel of the Mississippi River at Mile 425.7 in Pool 18 near Keithsburg, Ill., to move dredged material

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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