Moving Grain: FMC Works to Alleviate Disruptions Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
FMC Initiates Fact Finding 29 On April 6, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced it will engage “Supply Chain Innovation Teams” to “identify actions that can provide immediate relief to […]

Moving Grain: Shippers Ask FMC To Publish Container Availability Rule Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Shippers Ask FMC To Publish Container Availability Rule On March 16, a group of 67 trade associations sent a letter asking the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) chairman to finalize and […]

Moving Grain: Funding Opportunity for Port Infrastructure Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
DOT Announces Funding Opportunity for Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is inviting competitive grant applications for projects that improve facilities related to operating coastal […]

Moving Grain: $250Mln in Grant Funds to Rail Infrastructure Mar 19, 2020

🕔Mar 19, 2020
DOT Announces Recipients of Almost $250 Million in Rail Grants Last week, the U.S. DOT announced the project recipients of $248.5 million in grant funds under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure […]

Moving Grain: Flood Conditions Continue To Disrupt Barge Navigation Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
Flood Conditions Continue To Disrupt Barge Navigation on Lower Mississippi Consistent flood conditions on the Lower Mississippi River are causing disruptions from Cairo, IL, to the Gulf of Mexico. As […]

Moving Grain: $1Bln Slated for Surface Transportation Investments Mar 5, 2020

🕔Mar 5, 2020
DOT Announces $1 Billion in Funding for Surface Transportation Investments In February, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced $1 billion to be awarded for national infrastructure investments through its Better […]

Moving Grain: High Water Persists in Mississippi River System Feb 27, 2020

🕔Feb 27, 2020
High Water Persists in the Mississippi River System, Barge Surplus Remains Several gauges on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers remain at flood stage, but the navigation challenges have not resulted […]

Hell And/Or High Water? More River Traffic Challenges Ahead? – DTN Feb 26, 2020

🕔Feb 26, 2020
The start of the 2019 navigation season in the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) was late and drawn out. The first tow didn’t make it to St. Paul, Minnesota, until April […]

Moving Grain: Army Corps Announces Funding of 6 Port Channel Projects Feb 20, 2020

🕔Feb 20, 2020
U.S. Army Corps Announces Funding of Six Port Channel Projects The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $403 million in response to port requests to accommodate growing vessel sizes. […]

Moving Grain: Major Barge Line Files for Bankruptcy Feb 13, 2020

🕔Feb 13, 2020
Major Barge Line ACBL Files for Bankruptcy American Commercial Lines, often known as American Commercial Barge Lines (ACBL), filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, February 7. Several outlets, including […]

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