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Friday, July 14, 2023
Barges make their way down the Mississippi River, where the water levels have reached historically record lows in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. October 23, 2022. Photo REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht

Mississippi, Ohio Rivers Drying Up for a Second Straight Year

By Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Water levels on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers are falling for a second straight year, raising the prospect of

July 14, 2023
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Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Breakaway Barges on Ohio River’s Portland Canal

Breakaway Barges on Ohio River’s Portland Canal

Some tense moments on the Portland Canal yesterday morning as a vessel towing 11 barges collided with a stationary structure near the McAlpine Lock and Dam in

March 29, 2023
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Friday, October 29, 2021
An inland tug and barges moves along a river under a bridge

Ohio Man Charged After Suspected Bombs Found on Tugboats

An Ohio man has been charged with possession of suspected explosive devices that he allegedly dropped onto two tugboats on the Ohio River. Nathaniel Blayn

October 29, 2021
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Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Debbie Graham barges
Maritime News

Response Continues to Christmas Day Coal Barge Accident on the Ohio River

The U.S. Coast Guard with the Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing Company continue to respond to a tug and barge accident on the Ohio River in

January 2, 2019
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Monday, January 15, 2018
Unified Command Responding to Breakaway Barges on Ohio River
Maritime News

Unified Command Responding to Breakaway Barges on Ohio River

A unified command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners was continuing Monday to response to barge

January 15, 2018
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Thursday, December 7, 2017
barge on ohio river
Maritime News

Low Water Halts Shipping on Lower Ohio River

By Karl Plume Dec 7 (Reuters) – A stretch of the Ohio River near Paducah, Kentucky, was closed to shipping traffic after a barge tow ran aground in the

December 7, 2017
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