Pittsburgh Port Unveils Broadband Network
Aboard its newly refurbished mv. Safety Pledge, Consol Energy Inc. and the Port of Pittsburgh Commission unveiled on June 7 the first wireless broadband network deployed on inland waterways in the United States...
FMT Orders Four More Towboats
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. announced June 10 that Florida Marine Transporters Inc. of Mandeville, La., exercised its option to order an additional four 90- by 32- by 10-foot “Canal Class” inland towboats...
Officials: Wet Spring Hasn’t Yet Reversed Missouri Basin Drought
South Dakota chief climatologist Dennis Toddy said he is not ready to declare the Missouri River basin drought over yet. “Two or three dry weeks out west could reverse things in a hurry,” he said...
Jeffboat Launches Two New Tank Barges For Shamrock
The practice of christening a vessel for good luck dates back to the Vikings, who marked the occasion with human sacrifice...
LLW Boat Repowered—With A Lot Of Help
After more than two years, Living Lands & Waters’ (LL&W) towboat is undergoing a much needed repower...
WJ Editorial: Carp Woes Ignite Plan To Close Chicago Canal System