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A new fillip for river and barge commerce
A hull is to be tested in the Midwest

Posted to Martin Rushmere by Martin Rushmere on 7/27/2011 7:33:58 PM | with 1 comments


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RiverNotes: On the Thomas E. Erickson
On July 6th I left the Theresa Wood at the locks in Guttenberg, Wisconsin and crossed the state of Illinois by car. At Pekin, Illinois I boarded the Thomas E. Erickson headed down the Illinois River.

Posted to MarineNews Notes by Raina Clark on 7/8/2010 12:19:44 PM | with 0 comments


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RiverNotes: A Thinking Man's Game
Rearranging the tow is more than playing a game of Tetris. Sometimes it's like playing chess with Bobby Fischer.

Posted to MarineNews Notes by Raina Clark on 7/6/2010 10:53:17 AM | with 1 comments


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RIverNotes: Mom & Pop on the Mississippi
The Captain ordered groceries for the boat this morning and at about 1700 hours an aluminum skiff from S&S Boat Store out of Burlington Iowa, tied up alongside the Theresa Wood and delivered food.

Posted to MarineNews Notes by Raina Clark on 7/3/2010 8:27:28 PM | with 0 comments


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RiverNotes: FIrst Day Aboard The Theresa Wood
I climbed aboard the M/V Theresa Wood, owned and operated by Marquette Transportation and on charter to AEP River Operations, on July 1 at about 1500 hours.

Posted to MarineNews Notes by Jocelyn Redfern on 7/2/2010 7:59:02 PM | with 0 comments


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RiverNotes- Live Blog Posting Starts Tomorrow
From July 2-8 Raina Clark will be posting on-the-spot updates from vessels on the Mississippi and Illinois rivers

Posted to MarineNews Notes by Jocelyn Redfern on 7/1/2010 12:41:02 PM | with 2 comments


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Ispat Industries’ port, Geetapuram, near the West coast of India, is ready for capacity enhancement



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Politicians need to be handled carefully

Posted to Martin Rushmere by Martin Rushmere on 3/25/2010 12:37:22 AM | with 0 comments


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Seafarers are looked down on, despite IMO having dedicate this year to them



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Indian government plans to provide incentives for promoting cargo movement by inland waters



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