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River Barges Break Loose and Crash into Mississippi River Bridge

Baton Rouge, LA – On Saturday, May 14, 2011 two dozen barges were being towed in the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge, LA when 4 of the barges got loose. Two of the stray barges struck the Old Mississippi River … Continue reading

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Tugboat Carrying 4 Barges Strikes Calhoun Lock and Dam

CALHOUN, KY – Four barges broke loose when a tugboat carrying 4 coal barges struck the outer wall of Calhoun Lock and Dam. Calhoun is located in McLean County, Kentucky in the northwestern part of the state, about 21 miles … Continue reading

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River barges, pontoons break free

River barges, pontoons break free AT least 10 barges and pontoons have broken from their moorings and are floating down the Brisbane River. Read more on The Courier Mail

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Crowley constructs 2 double-hulled barges to use in western Alaska

Crowley constructs 2 double-hulled barges to use in western Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A maritime company will build two doubled-hulled barges for use in western Alaska. Crowley says the combination deck cargo and tank barges will be delivered next spring, … Continue reading

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