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There are distinct signs that cargo movement by the inland waterway system is gaining popularity in India



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Vedam secures order for designing and construction of 12 shallow draft vessels for use by Nigerian Oil Company for transporting oil generated at their oil fields



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The utlimate effect of too little port investment is on business and the US economy

Posted to Martin Rushmere by Martin Rushmere on 9/30/2012 11:40:20 PM | with 0 comments


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Over 50 years the state government of Maharashtra has been trying to introduce passenger water transport system around Mumbai – but it continues to be a dream.



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NTPC ties up with Inland Waterways Authority of India to ensure smooth transportation of coal to its power plants



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Ernst & Young study of the Indian coastal trade suggests measures that could boost the trade



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Beltway Blunder(s) - and what to do about them...
Six-year surface transportation spending plan, as a part of the President’s Fiscal 2012 budget request, focuses largely on roads, air and rail improvements. Federal efforts to improve transportation infrastructure continue to ignore the key maritime part of the equation and crime on the docks also takes center stage. If you work on the waterfront, this is your cue to sit up and take notice.

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe by Jocelyn Redfern on 2/16/2011 10:01:12 AM | with 0 comments


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Waterways Council, Inc. to Meet the Press March 10
Arlington, VA –Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) will address the news media about the President’s FY 2012 budget and outlook for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works program, the state and importance of lock and dam infrastructure to the nation, and the prospects for the Inland Waterways Capital Development Plan in the 112th Congress.

Posted to Waterways Council by Jocelyn Redfern on 2/10/2011 1:51:00 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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Indian government plans to provide incentives for promoting cargo movement by inland waters



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