Captain: Fla. inland port plan should include barges, towboats

(VERO BEACH, Fla.) — Towboats and barges should be an integral part of Florida’s inland port plan, a retired captain wrote in a letter to the editor of the Vero Beach Press-Journal newspaper. He says one barge on the Intracoastal Waterway could replace the equivalent of 90 trucks on Interstate 95.  
Click here to view the letter to the newspaper.
By Professional Mariner Staff