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gCaptain’s full coverage of the 2022 Mississippi River drought that is impacting shipping during peak harvest season.


Thursday, October 6, 2022
Stock photo of a barge on the Mississippi River
Shipping

Ingram Barge Declares Force Majeure Due to Low Water on Mississippi

Oct 6 (Reuters) – Ingram Barge Company, one of the country’s largest barge shippers, said Thursday it was “providing formal

October 6, 2022
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Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Coast Guard: Barge Groundings Increasing on Parched Lower Mississippi River
Shipping

Coast Guard: Barge Groundings Increasing on Parched Lower Mississippi River

The U.S. Coast Guard says it is responding to an increasing number of barge groundings due to low water levels in the Lower Mississippi River. The Coast Guard

October 5, 2022
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
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Shipping

Mississippi River Barge Backlog Swells as Water Levels Shrink

By Karl Plume CHICAGO, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Commercial barge traffic on southern stretches of the Mississippi River was at a standstill on Tuesday

October 4, 2022
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Thursday, September 29, 2022
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Shipping

Shrinking Mississippi River Puts American Farm Trade at Risk

By Kim Chipman, Dominic Carey and Elizabeth Elkin (Bloomberg) — American farmers are facing yet another supply-chain headache just as harvest season

September 29, 2022
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