Mississippi River Flooding

Mississippi River Flooding

04 Jun 2013
The Coast Guard captain of the Port of St. Louis has restricted traffic on the upper Mississippi River following high water.
01 Dec 2011
Container volumes handled at West Coast ports in October declined 6 percent compared to October 2010, largely because of a 9 percent drop in imports, according to the Pacific Maritime Association
21 Jul 2011
Union Pacific Railroad reported a record profit of $785 million in the second quarter, a 10 percent year-over-year increase, as strong pricing offset modest freight traffic growth and $14 million in s
11 Jul 2011
Major railroads are warning customers that shipment delays, detours and track outages from the flooding Missouri River could last weeks longer, suggesting the river will have disrupted
13 Jun 2011
The threat level is rising along with the water along the Mississippi River, endangering two-thirds of U.S.
10 Jun 2011
The flooding Missouri River is cutting off rail lines, yards and shippers for several major North American carriers, and the range of outages will expand in the next week.
07 Jun 2011
Hapag-Lloyd said it will omit the next three ship calls on its GS1 service between the U.S.
07 Jun 2011
The combination of Mississippi River flood water levels dropping and the river’s bottom silting up is creating what some call a navigation emergency in the channel between New Orleans and the Gu
27 May 2011
The barge industry is taking new safety measures to deal with “unprecedented” flooding on the Mississippi River, working closely with the U.S.
23 May 2011
The Coast Guard reopened a nine-mile section of the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge, La., that was closed Friday when three barges sank amid high water and fast currents.
23 May 2011
It may not be the worst, but it’s bad enough.
18 May 2011
A 15-mile section of the Mississippi River at Natchez, Miss., has reopened to limited barge traffic, restoring traffic on the primary conduit for U.S. grain exports.
17 May 2011
A 15-mile stretch of the Mississippi River near Natchez, Miss., is closed to barge traffic, severing a busy route for shipments of grain and other cargoes.
16 May 2011
Alan Kemper, president of the American Soybean Association, was speaking because he had some unplanned idle time on his farm near Linden, Ind.
13 May 2011
The number of grain barges unloading at New Orleans in recent weeks has dropped 14 percent from average levels for this time of year, the U.S.
13 May 2011
Kirby Corp., a major U.S.
13 May 2011
Bulk shipper costs are escalating for the second quarter, an industry analyst said, because of heavy flooding on major U.S. rivers.
13 May 2011
The Coast Guard, bracing as Mississippi River floodwaters spread south, was preparing Friday to restrict vessel traffic at the Port of New Orleans if the river rises another half-foot at the city, but
05 May 2011
Navigation continues as normal on portions of the flooded Mississippi River, although there will be a temporary closure of the river today, according to a Coast Guard spokesman.