Ohio Department of Transportation: Economic Impacts of Ohio River Maritime Activity

  Please click here to view the Ohio Department of Transportation’s: Economic Impacts of Ohio River Maritime Activity Maritime Assistance Program Ohio Maritime Strategy Ohio Maritime Assistance Awards
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FHWA Talking Freight Webinar: Trending Research in Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics

  Date/Time: March 17, 2021 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET Topic: Trending Research in Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics Registration: https://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/freight/fpd/talking_freight/index.htm   Description and Presentations: Freight transportation planning and logistics have continued to evolve in recent years as many organizations are placing increased emphasis on understanding the dynamics behind freight movements to better grasp when and where they take…
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Active Exploitation of Microsoft Vulnerability

Microsoft released an out-of-band security updates to address vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, 2016, and 2019. A remote attacker can exploit three remote code execution vulnerabilities-CVE-2021-26857, CVE-2021-26858, and CVE-2021-27065-to take control of an affected system and can exploit one vulnerability-CVE-2021-26855-to obtain access to sensitive information. These vulnerabilities are being actively exploited in the wild.…
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Fifty years and growing; Oklahoma’s marine highway sets sail into anniversary year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fifty years and growing; Oklahoma’s marine highway sets sail into anniversary year   In 1971, a barge hauling newsprint became the first official delivery into the brand new Tulsa Port of Catoosa. In the five decades since, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) has grown into a marine highway with an…
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MoDOT Industry Forums

MoDOT is hosting a series of Industry Forums as part of the development of the State Freight & Rail Plan.  We are looking to spread the word to additional private sector folks that might want to participate. Attached are the invitations, one for each forum. Participants can register for any forum via all the RSVP links.…
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For Sale – Memphis Fire Barge

The City of Memphis Fire Department is selling its 120′ firefighting barge. Can you please assist us in reaching out and sharing this email with your port stakeholders. It is being sold for $300,000 which is fair market value of the barge and equipment. Please see attached pictures and equipment information. Please don’t hesitate to…
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Information and Communications Technology (ICT) SCRM Task Force WG5 Report: Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Subject:  CISA Releases Supply Chain Analysis Report: Lessons Learned During The COVID-19 Pandemic Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and government and industry members of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force released an analysis report on the impact of COVID-19 on global supply chains.  Building A…
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NOVA Southeastern University’s Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness is offering a Hazmat and COVID-19 maritime training FREE

Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness is offering a FREE hazmat (hazwoper) awareness (8-hour) and Covid-19 (4-hour) maritime training. These programs are federally funded through grant training offerings that will be beneficial to everyone working in the inland river industry. Nova Southeastern University typically travels directly to the location to train, but…
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Brennan Announces ISO Certification in Quality Management, Environmental Management, and Occupational Health and Safety Management

LA CROSSE, Wis., October 28, 2020—J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) announces certification in occupational health and safety management, quality management, and environmental management, in accordance with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Upon successful completion of certification audits by external auditor and registrar British Standards Institution (BSI), Brennan—an environmental remediation and marine construction contractor—achieved certification…
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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Notification

    Today, the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued Emergency Directive (ED 20-03) directing federal civilian executive branch agencies to apply a Microsoft Windows patch to mitigate significant vulnerability risks, and minimize exposure of associated threats to our federal information systems. CISA is directing federal civilian departments and agencies to…
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