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Saturday, October 14, 2023
New York City Prison Barge. Image (c) Robert Almeida/gCaptain
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Ecuador Presidential Hopeful Wants Violent Prisoners Put To Sea

(Bloomberg) –With Ecuador now under siege by organized crime gangs headquartered in violent prisons, presidential candidate Daniel Noboa is suggesting a

October 14, 2023
Total Views: 4072

Sunday, August 14, 2022
Rhine River at Key Waypoint Set to Steady At Low Water Level
Shipping

Rhine River at Key Waypoint Set to Steady At Low Water Level

By Brian Wingfield Aug 14, 2022 (Bloomberg) –The water level at a key waypoint on the Rhine River is poised to steady at an extremely low level this

August 14, 2022
Total Views: 4396

Sunday, October 22, 2017
Search Suspended for Missing Barge Crew Members Suspended Off Texas
Maritime News

Search Suspended for Missing Barge Crew Members Suspended Off Texas

HOUSTON, Oct 22 (Reuters) – A sea and air search was suspended on Sunday for two crew members who went missing after an oil barge caught fire early on

October 22, 2017
Total Views: 35

Monday, October 2, 2017
Ohio River Closed to Shipping After Lock Failure
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Ohio River Closed to Shipping After Lock Failure

By Karl Plume CHICAGO, Oct 2 (Reuters) – The Ohio River was closed to commercial navigation on Monday near Brookport, Illinois, after a hydraulic

October 2, 2017
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Power Barge Corporation Announces New Medium Speed Engine Power Barge Design
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Power Barge Corporation Announces New Medium Speed Engine Power Barge Design

Dave Nickerson, President of Power Barge Corporation (PBC) announces the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Approval In Principle from ABS New Orleans for a new

August 1, 2017
Total Views: 232

Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Maritime News

Frustrated Shippers Say No End in Site to Barge Congestion at Northern European Ports

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Shippers say they feel powerless over the barge congestion crisis in northern Europe – one believing there may

July 27, 2017
Total Views: 48

Friday, April 7, 2017
Barge Accidents Shut Parts of Mississippi, Ohio Rivers
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Barge Accidents Shut Parts of Mississippi, Ohio Rivers

By Karl Plume April 7 (Reuters) – Two separate barge accidents halted navigation on the flood-swollen Mississippi and lower Ohio rivers on Friday,

April 7, 2017
Total Views: 44

Monday, September 26, 2016
Several Mississippi River Locks Likely to close Due to Flooding
Maritime News

Several Mississippi River Locks Likely to close Due to Flooding

Sept 26 (Reuters) – Flooding on the Mississippi River is likely to close three locks on the grain shipping waterway from southern Iowa to northern

September 26, 2016
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Karpowership Electric Barge
Engineering News

Namibia Explorers Barge-Based Electric Power Plants

Namibia is exploring the option of using barges with power plants to help plug an electricity shortage that may reach 300 megawatts in the next two years,

June 9, 2015
Total Views: 129

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Maritime News

Fourteen Missing After Barge Capsizes in Singapore

Fourteen people are missing after a barge capsized in Singapore waters on Wednesday. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore says the incident was

May 20, 2015
Total Views: 29

Monday, November 24, 2014
Two Killed After Barge Sinks Off Germany
Incidents

Two Killed After Barge Sinks Off Germany

Two people were killed Monday morning when the barge they were on sank in heavy seas off the coast of

November 24, 2014
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Antwerp Seeks Operator for Permanent LNG Bunkering Station for Barges
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Antwerp Seeks Operator for Permanent LNG Bunkering Station for Barges

The Port of Antwerp is seeking an operator for a permanent LNG bunkering station for barges operating within European

November 4, 2014
Total Views: 25

Friday, October 24, 2014
Barge Adrift In Beaufort Sea Off Alaska’s North Slope
Maritime News

Barge Adrift In Beaufort Sea Off Alaska’s North Slope

U.S. and Canadian authorities are trying to figure out what to do about barge that broke free and is adrift in the remote waters of the Beaufort Sea off

October 24, 2014
Total Views: 758

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Watch: Construction Barge Sinks Within Seconds On Chicago River
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Watch: Construction Barge Sinks Within Seconds On Chicago River

Some new video has popped up online showing a construction barge sinking on the Chicago River last Friday afternoon in the middle of downtown

October 23, 2014
Total Views: 777

Sunday, March 23, 2014
Cleanup Crews Battle ‘Significant’ Oil Spill in Houston Ship Channel – Update 2
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Cleanup Crews Battle ‘Significant’ Oil Spill in Houston Ship Channel – Update 2

Oil-recovery vessels worked overnight to contain and remove an unspecified quantity of marine fuel that spilled into the Houston Ship Channel near the mouth of

March 23, 2014
Total Views: 21

Friday, March 7, 2014
Crowley Barge Catches Fire Off Bahamas – UPDATE
Interesting

Crowley Barge Catches Fire Off Bahamas – UPDATE

Coast Guard search and rescue coordinators in Miami are coordinating fire-fighting efforts of an unmanned 730-foot barge with containers on fire about 86-miles

March 7, 2014
Total Views: 87

Saturday, February 8, 2014
Icy Illinois River Impedes Barge Traffic
News

Icy Illinois River Impedes Barge Traffic

Icy waters on the Illinois River brought barge traffic to a virtual halt this week, slowing transportation of grains and other raw materials to export

February 8, 2014
Total Views: 28

Monday, September 9, 2013
Disaster Averted on Columbia River
Interesting

Disaster Averted on Columbia River

A heads up tugboat crew helped in averting a potentially disastrous situation late Friday night when they hauled in a 250-foot, unlit and unmanned grain barge

September 9, 2013
Total Views: 98

Thursday, July 25, 2013
8 Missing After Barge Capsizes Off Singapore
News

8 Missing After Barge Capsizes Off Singapore

A search and rescue operation is underway off Singapore for eight missing crewmembers of a barge that capsized

July 25, 2013
Total Views: 16

Monday, July 1, 2013
Scary Scene in China as Barge Capsizes on Yangtze River, Five Missing [VIDEO]
Incidents

Scary Scene in China as Barge Capsizes on Yangtze River, Five Missing [VIDEO]

Five people are reportedly missing after a barge capsized Monday morning on the Yangtze River in southwest China's Chongqing

July 1, 2013
Total Views: 43
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