NTSB: LPG tanker’s speed a factor in 2019 LPG collision with Kirby tank barge; TTB 2021 sees record attendance second year in a row

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NTSB: LPG tanker’s speed a factor in 2019 LPG collision with Kirby tank barge

The NTSB has issued its report on the May 10, 2019, incident in which the LPG carrier Genesis River collided with a 297 foot long tank barge being pushed ahead by the 69 foot long Kirby Inland Marine towing vessel Voyager. Full Article

RW Fernstrum
TTB 2021 sees record attendance second year in a row

A large majority of the nearly 500 attendees were C-Level executives and maritime owner/operators, including CEOs, presidents, vice presidents, and others with hiring, buying and management authority. Full Article

Schottel
PODCAST: Aimee Andres on putting the inland waterways value case to shippers

With shippers, in some cases, looking for alternatives in their supply chain with comparable pricing, Andres tells us more about how offering container-on-barge as an alternative generates competition and may lower costs on other modes of transportation. Full Article

MOPS
Thordon Bearings names Scott Groves VP-Sales

Thordon Bearings has appointed Scott Groves as vice president of sales, with a mandate to “grow profitable sales” and build upon the company’s leading position in the global pollution-free bearings and seals markets. Full Article

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