Moving Grain: Downbound, Unloaded Barges Increase Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019Downbound and Unloaded Grain Barges Increase For the week ending December 7,876 grain barges were unloaded in the New Orleans area, the highest since December 2018. This number represented a […]

Moving Grain: Barge Volume Remains High, May Slow Soon Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Volume of Grain Moved by Barge Remains High but May Soon Slow For the week ending November 30, 1.02 million tons of grain passed through the locks of the Mississippi […]

Moving Grain: Barge Shipments Reach Yearly High Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019Barge Shipments Reach Yearly High Barge shipments have set a new yearly high with 957,863 tons moving through the locks in week 47, the week ending on November 23. Together, […]

Moving Grain: Waterways Symposium Highlights Importance of Infrastructure Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019Waterways Symposium Highlights the Importance of Reliable Infrastructure From November 6 to 8, Waterways Conference, Inc. (WCI) held its annual symposium in Pittsburgh, PA, on the theme of “Structuring a […]

Moving Grain: Ocean Freight Rates Lowest in 12 Weeks Nov 7, 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2019Ocean Freight Rates Hit the Lowest Since the Past 12 Weeks Although still higher than the beginning of the year, ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grain hit the lowest […]

Moving Grain: Vessel Loading Activity Ticking Up Oct 31, 2019

🕔Oct 31, 2019Grain Vessel Loading Activity Ticking Up Oceangoing grain vessel loading activity in the U.S. Gulf and PNW is trending upward. From the week ending October 3 to the week ending […]

Moving Grain: Port of Virginia To Deepen, Expand Shipping Channels Oct 24, 2019

🕔Oct 24, 2019Port of Virginia Solidifies Plans To Deepen and Expand Shipping Channels On October 9, the Port of Virginia contracted with an international dredging firm to begin the initial phase of […]

Moving Grain: Arkansas River Navigation Recovering Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019Arkansas River Navigation Recovering The Arkansas River recently reopened for navigation to the Port of Catoosa, which is located near Tulsa, OK, and is the head of navigation for the […]

Moving Grain: Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Continue to Increase Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Continue to Increase For the week ending October 3, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached […]

Moving Grain: Bonneville Lock and Dam Facility Reopens Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019Bonneville Lock and Dam Facility Reopens On September 30, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reopened the Bonneville Lock and Dam, located on the Columbia River in Oregon. USACE […]

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