Infrastructure
Infrastructure

Brazil Southern Ports Improving to Meet Northern Arc Challenge

Alan BarrettNov 3, 2019

The northern arc of ports is allowing Brazil to increase its grain export capacity without the traditional long delays in getting the grain to the…

Infrastructure

Port of Virginia Completes Renovation

Alan BarrettSep 27, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that nearly 16% of U.S. containerized grain exports move through the Port of Virginia. The two-year renovation and…

Infrastructure

Columbia Snake River System Closed at Bonneville

Alan BarrettSep 24, 2019

Bonneville Lock & Dam, built and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was the first federal lock and dam on the Columbia Snake…

Infrastructure

USDA Quantifies Impact of Aging Inland Waterways Infrastructure

The Maritime ExecutiveSep 18, 2019

An important component of the U.S. Soy Advantage is its consistent supply. The U.S. supply chain is one of the most reliable in the world,…

Infrastructure

Soybean Barge Movements Slow

Alan BarrettSep 17, 2019

2019 has been a tough year for the barge industry and all producers of commodities that use the Inland Mississippi Waterways System. After Lock and…

Infrastructure

Barge Rates Muted

Alan BarrettSep 12, 2019

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), “the U.S. Inland Waterway System utilizes a percent of tariff system to establish…