Moving Grain: Rain Impacts Houston Ship Channel

🕔Jun 3, 2016Rain Impacts Houston Ship Channel On May 29, flood levels and record setting water currents coming from the San Jacinto River caused a closure of the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) […]

Moving Grains: Weather Points to Early River Navigation Season

🕔Mar 11, 2016Mild Weather on Upper Mississippi Favors Early Start of Navigation Season Above average Midwest temperatures for February have caused less ice accumulations on northern portions of the Upper Mississippi River. […]

Moving Grains: Flood Conditions Continue to Hamper Barge Traffic

🕔Jul 2, 2015Flood Conditions Continue to Hamper Barge Traffic Extreme rainfall events have caused flooding on much of the inland waterways and hampered barge traffic. During June, the flooding caused several lock […]

Moving Grains: High Water Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

🕔Jun 26, 2015High Water Continues to Disrupt Grain Shipping Heavy rains in the central U.S. continue to raise water levels, which has halted most traffic on the Illinois River and slowed traffic […]

Moving Grains: Floods Restrict River Traffic; U.S. Rail Regulations Outdated

🕔Jun 11, 2015High Water Continues on Portions of the Inland Waterways According to preliminary information from the National Climatic Data Center, the Lower 48 States had the wettest May (and month) since […]

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Continue to Fall

🕔Jun 4, 2015Grain Inspections Continue to Fall For the week ending May 28, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) from all major export regions reached 1.41 million metric tons (mmt), down […]

Moving Grain: Gulf Grain Inspections Highest Since Feb.

🕔May 29, 2015Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Highest Since February For the week ending May 21, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) from the Mississippi Gulf reached 1.2 million metric tons […]

Moving Grain: Soybean Inspections Rise, Corn, Wheat Decline

🕔May 21, 2015Grain Inspections Down Slightly; PNW Inspections Rebound For the week ending May 14, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) from all major export regions reached 1.76 million metric tons […]

Moving Grain: River Conditions Improve, Grain Inspections Recede

🕔May 7, 2015Grain Barge Rates Decline as River Conditions Improve Navigation conditions on the Upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers continue to improve as water levels have dropped since reaching the highest year-to-date […]

Moving Grains: Barge Rates Down on Improving River Conditions

🕔Apr 23, 2015Barge Rates Decrease as River Conditions Improve on Upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers Navigation has improved on the Upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers as water levels have dropped or remained […]

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