Thursday, September 25, 2014
Maritime News

Record Harvest Seen Pushing U.S. River Transportation System to Near Breaking Point

With a record U.S. harvest just coming in, the river transportation system that is at the heart of the nation's farm economy is overstrained by rising demand for shipping capacity, a low barge inventory, and a dilapidated lock system.

September 25, 2014
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Monday, May 6, 2013
News

Battle of the Barges: U.S. Shipping Sector Seeks More Federal Funds

Recent lobbying blitz makes case for $150 million more each year from the U.S. government to upgrade infrastructure on the nation's major rivers.

May 6, 2013
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
News

Kirby Corp Says Opportunities Ripe for… Barge Building

"I would characterize it as more opportunities for new build equipment because of increased volumes and an aging fleet than through acquisitions," said Kirby's CFO.

April 25, 2013
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