Panel to focus on building, maintaining U.S. marine highways


The first education session at this year’s Inland Marine Expo on May 23–25 in St. Louis will be lead in part by Sean Duffy, vice president of the Louisiana Maritime Association, reports the Waterways Journal.

The session will take an in-depth look at the marine highway system in the U.S., focusing on maintaining and building for the future. Duffy is known for raising awareness of the importance of waterborne commerce and advocating for funding to properly maintain and enhance waterways.

Duffy is also executive director of the Big River Coalition, where he has been at the forefront of efforts to secure authorization and funding to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet. Read the entire story.