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Carbon Sink, Rose Cay Partner for Methanol Fuel Supply

Jul 20, 2023

Green methanol manufacturer Carbon Sink is partnering with Jones Act-compliant shipping company Rose Cay Maritime (RCM) to build out an end-to-end low-carbon marine fuel supply chain.The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining a plan for increasing green fuel production…

Corps Launches Lower Miss 'Mega-study'

Jun 22, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is kicking off a five-year, $25 million 'mega-study' with the goal to help guide effective and practical management of the Lower Mississippi River.The Corps said the the study will help it to identify recommendations…

Temporary Barge Quay Constructed at Europa Terminal in Antwerp

May 17, 2023

A temporary barge quay has been constructed at Europa Terminal in Antwerp to allow smooth service during works during the first phase of the terminal's renewal project.Operational as of Wednesday, the quay is temporarily creating additional mooring space for inland navigation…

Record US Crude Exports, Rising Shale Output Boosts Oil Flow to Houston

May 12, 2023

Oil pipelines from the top U.S. shale field to Houston that have run half empty are filling again as rising output has absorbed most of the space on lines to the main south Texas export hub in Corpus Christi.U.S. crude exports climbed to a record of about 4…

US Gulf Coast’s First Barge-to-ship Methanol Bunkering Completed

May 01, 2023

Proman Stena Bulk, the joint venture between tanker company Stena Bulk and methanol producer Proman, announced the successful completion of the first ever barge-to-ship methanol bunkering on the U.S. Gulf Coast.The JV tankers Stena Pro Marine…

Lower Snake River Issues Cause Concern for Barge Transportation Industry

Mar 23, 2023

The inland waterways report in September 2022 edition of Marine News focused on issues facing the Lower Snake River Dams (LSRD) in the northwest, in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Walla Walla District.That report referenced issues and…

WCI: 20 Years of Success and Still More to Come

Mar 16, 2023

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) recently held its annual Washington, D.C. meetings that included a Capitol Hill fly-in. WCI members from across the country participated in 100 meetings with House and Senate members to advocate for the nation’s…

ACBL Names Gard SVP of Its New Interchange & Logistics Business

Feb 23, 2023

U.S. inland marine transportation and logistics solutions company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announce it has hired Joel Gard as senior vice president of its newly established Interchange & Logistics business unit.With the associated realignment…

OCIMF Updates Safety Guide for Tank Barges and Terminals

Feb 13, 2023

Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and the inland navigation sector with the support of the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR) have collaborated with other European organizations to produce the second edition…

Port of South Louisiana Buys Avondale Global Gateway

Jan 12, 2023

The Port of South Louisiana (Port SL) said it has reached a deal with T. Parker Host to buy the Avondale Global Gateway, a logistics hub at site of the former Avondale Shipyard.The acquisition of this 254-acre facility at mile 108 of the Mississippi…

National Waterways Foundation Elects Trustees and Officers

Dec 09, 2022

At its meeting held November 6 in Paducah, Ky., the National Waterways Foundation (NWF) has re-elected the following Trustees:Cherrie Felder, Channel Shipyard CompaniesPeter H. Stephaich, Campbell Transportation CompanyH. Merritt Lane, Canal Barge CompanyClark Todd…

EBDG Unveils Harbor Power and Charging Barge Design

Dec 06, 2022

Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) last week unveiled the design for a new barge engineered to offer power and charging to vessels in ports and harbors.Delivering 7 megawatts (MW) of continuous power generated by methanol…

Volumes Rising on Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Seaway System

Nov 14, 2022

Shipping across the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway system topped 4.2 million tons in October, led by strong gains in grain as well as potash, salt and other dry bulk cargos. Overall grain shipments reached 1.5 million tons, a reflection of…

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

Nov 10, 2022

As 2022 moves into its final months, low water levels and drought form the basis of the news impacting inland waterways operators and barge companies. In the first week of October, numerous barges were reported grounded in the Mississippi River…

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

Oct 19, 2022

U.S. soybean exports are trailing their normal autumn pace despite rising supplies from an accelerating harvest, as low river levels have slowed the flow of grain barges to export terminals, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data issued on Monday…

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