Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack
The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...
Just weeks after one of their dredgers struck a subsea production pipeline in Calcasieu Channel, Manson Construction Company sustained another setback yesterday as their hopper Dredge NEWPORT lost one of it’s Ulstein Z-drive propulsion units in the very same channel leading to Lake Charles. The Coast Guard has reduced the channel draft to 27 feet until the propulsion unit is located and recovered.
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