Where Are the Rivers?

Where Are The Rivers? | Mississippi | Rhine | Parana | Yangtze | What Does This Mean for Shipping?

What’s Going on With Shipping?

October 26, 2022

In this episode, Sal Mercogliano – maritime historian and former merchant mariner – discusses the impact of falling river levels & drought on inland waterway systems (the Mississippi in North America, Parana in South America, Rhine in Europe and Yangtze in China) and what does this mean for the inland shipment of cargo, in particular, grain and food.