Inland Waterways News

 

Germany Opens Remote-Controlled Center for Inland Shipping

Feb 29, 2024

SEAFAR, a Belgian technology and service provider for remote-controlled inland waterway shipping operations, has set up the first Remote Operations Center in Germany; a project completed in conjunction with HGK Shipping and Reederei Deymann.The Remote Operations Center, opened on February 28, 2024, enables captains to navigate vessels on inland waterways from dry land, a development seen as central to stemming problems from the shortage of specialist workers…

HGK Orders "Future-Fuel-Ready" Dry Goods Carrier

Nov 17, 2023

HGK Shipping ordered from De Gerlien van Tiem shipyard in Druten, Netherlands, a new, low-emission dry goods vessel, a vessel to be specially tailored to the requirements of Salzgitter Flachstahl. Equipped with a diesel-electric drive system and solar panels and designed to be “future-fuel-ready”…

Maritime Risk Symposium: Full Program Released

Nov 11, 2022

The 2022 Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS), scheduled to be held Nov. 15-17, 2022, hosted by Argonne National Laboratory at the Argonne campus in Lemont, Illinois, recently unveiled the full conference program, packed with experts with insights on the challenges facing the inland waterway systems…

MRS 2022: Supply Chain Challenges to the Maritime Transportation System

Oct 26, 2022

Inland maritime transportation systems (MTS) play major roles in domestic and international supply chains, with unique challenges related to upstream and downstream sources disruption, accessibility and shifts in commodities, as well as demand and supply imbalances…

Inland Waterways in Focus: Balancing Maintenance and Operational Requirements

Oct 24, 2022

The integrity of the marine transportation system as a key plank in a country's economic prosperity is in heightened focus today, with logistics snarls contributing to fast rising inflation. Maintaining the integrity of the vast U.S. inland waterway system - with more than 12…

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Donjon Marine Awarded $19 Million Dredging Contract

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Texas Tanker Bottleneck Grows on Slow Freeport LNG Restart

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