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...
Here’s part 1 and 2 of a four part series by Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling. Chris is usually in the port of Felixstowe aboard some of the world’s biggest ships or the tugs that maneuver them, but in this series he brings it back to basics aboard the 1969-built 295 dwt sand barge, Mark Prior, on its daily round trip up the River Thames to Deptford Creek.
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