(An aerial photograph of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) sector gate and barge gate opening at the IHNC Surge Barrier. The GIWW is among the waterways on which vessel operators are required to pay fuel tax. USACE photo.)

Workboat.com is a free online resource for commercial marine professionals, providing access to the latest news and information about the U.S. workboat industry.  In its August 10 edition is an article about efforts of the General Accounting Office and the Internal Revenue Service to ensure all inland waterway operators pay fuel taxes due.  Click here to read the entire article.