Moving Grain: Weekly Barge Tonnages Decline

🕔Aug 9, 2018Weekly Grain Barge Tonnages Decline For the week ending August 4, barge tonnages on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas rivers dropped 10 percent compared to the […]

Moving Grain: Corn Inspections Rise; Barge Tonnage Recovers

🕔Aug 2, 2018Corn Inspections Continue to Rise For the week ending July 26, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached 2.81 million […]

Moving Grain: River, Rail Traffic Both Facing Challenges

🕔Jul 5, 2018UP Cites Tunnel Collapse and Crew Shortage Behind Recent Service Challenges In a June 28 announcement, Union Pacific Railroad (UP) said that operating inventory and train velocity in June had […]

Moving Grain: High Water Threatens Surge in Barge Shipments

🕔Jun 29, 2018High Water May Impend Recent Surge in Grain Barge Shipments For the week ending June 21, grain barge tonnages on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas rivers […]

Moving Grain: Navigation – Inland Waterways

🕔May 31, 2018Navigation Conditions Improving on Inland Waterways For most of 2018, high water conditions have disrupted barge traffic on the Mississippi, Ohio, Illinois, and Arkansas rivers. High water and fast currents […]

Moving Grain: Canadian Rail Strike on Hold; Miss. River Traffic Still Slow – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018Rail shippers in Canada and the U.S. could be heard breathing a sigh of relief late Friday evening after the CP announced it had come to what may be just […]

Moving Grain: High Water Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

🕔Apr 13, 2018Highwater Continues to Disrupt River Traffic According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, minor flooding is forecast or occurring across the western and southern portions of the Ohio River […]

Moving Grain: River Navigation Disruptions Continue with More Rains

🕔Apr 5, 2018Additional Rainfall Contributes to On-going Navigation Disruptions As of April 5, widespread rainfall in the lower and middle Mississippi River Valley, extending into the Ohio River Valley, has added additional […]

Moving Grain: River Conditions Generally Improve

🕔Mar 29, 2018River Conditions Generally Improve Except for the Lower Mississippi River As of March 29, navigation conditions have improved with receding river levels on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Illinois, […]

Moving Grain: River Navigation Conditions Improve

🕔Mar 22, 2018Navigation Conditions Improve, Barge Spot Rates Decline After several weeks of flooding, river levels on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers are receding and thus easing some navigational issues for barge […]

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