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Segment Information (Operating Results, Capital Expenditures And Assets By Reportable Segments) (Details)

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Segment Information (Operating Results, Capital Expenditures And Assets By Reportable Segments) (Details) - USD ($)
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2015
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2015
Dec. 31, 2015
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues $ 206,983,000 $ 261,852,000 $ 617,949,000 $ 804,105,000  
Costs and Expenses [Abstract]          
Administrative and general 32,245,000 37,892,000 102,124,000 115,453,000  
Depreciation and amortization 31,132,000 31,018,000 93,482,000 94,527,000  
Total costs and expenses 210,173,000 244,895,000 643,752,000 792,856,000  
Gains (Losses) on Asset Dispositions and Impairments, Net (29,826,000) 11,264,000 (47,380,000) 10,804,000  
Operating Income (Loss) (33,016,000) 28,221,000 (73,183,000) 22,053,000  
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Derivative gains (losses), net (1,174,000) (725,000) (109,000) (2,295,000)  
Foreign currency gains (losses), net (666,000) (4,057,000) (651,000) (3,614,000)  
Other, net (5,460,000) 1,773,000 (12,844,000) 6,162,000  
Equity in Earnings (Losses) of 50% or Less Owned Companies, Net of Tax (322,000) 5,123,000 (7,533,000) 10,086,000  
Loss Before Taxes and Equity Earnings (54,851,000) 14,345,000 (159,687,000) (28,819,000)  
Capital Expenditures     294,115,000 227,244,000  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Gross 2,128,010,000   2,128,010,000   $ 2,123,201,000
Accumulated depreciation (1,008,629,000)   (1,008,629,000)   (994,181,000)
Construction in progress 464,660,000   464,660,000   454,605,000
Net property and equipment 1,584,041,000   1,584,041,000   1,583,625,000
Inventories 16,047,000   16,047,000   24,768,000
Goodwill 52,403,000   52,403,000   52,340,000
Intangible Assets, Net 23,496,000   23,496,000   26,392,000
Total assets 2,954,133,000 3,167,027,000 2,954,133,000 3,167,027,000 $ 3,185,419,000
Offshore Marine Services [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 54,101,000 95,503,000 171,198,000 285,613,000  
Inland River Services [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 40,387,000 53,617,000 112,814,000 169,996,000  
Shipping Services [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 57,350,000 58,673,000 170,025,000 165,754,000  
Illinois Corn Processing LLC [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 44,019,000 40,282,000 134,204,000 128,251,000  
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Sales Revenue, Goods, Net     126,500,000 119,300,000  
Cost of Goods Sold     114,600,000 98,300,000  
Inventory, Raw Materials 1,900,000 1,700,000 1,900,000 1,700,000  
Inventory, Work in Process 1,400,000 1,700,000 1,400,000 1,700,000  
Other Segments [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 11,126,000 13,777,000 29,708,000 54,491,000  
Corporate And Eliminations [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 0 0 0 0  
Operating Segments [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 206,983,000 261,852,000 617,949,000 804,105,000  
Costs and Expenses [Abstract]          
Operating Expenses 146,796,000 175,985,000 448,146,000 582,876,000  
Administrative and general 32,245,000 37,892,000 102,124,000 115,453,000  
Depreciation and amortization 31,132,000 31,018,000 93,482,000 94,527,000  
Total costs and expenses 210,173,000 244,895,000 643,752,000 792,856,000  
Gains (Losses) on Asset Dispositions and Impairments, Net (29,826,000) 11,264,000 (47,380,000) 10,804,000  
Operating Income (Loss) (33,016,000) 28,221,000 (73,183,000) 22,053,000  
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Derivative gains (losses), net (1,174,000) (725,000) (109,000) (2,295,000)  
Foreign currency gains (losses), net (666,000) (4,057,000) (651,000) (3,614,000)  
Other, net (5,460,000) 1,773,000 (12,844,000) 6,162,000  
Equity in Earnings (Losses) of 50% or Less Owned Companies, Net of Tax (322,000) 5,123,000 (7,533,000) 10,086,000  
Capital Expenditures     294,115,000 227,244,000  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Gross 2,128,010,000 2,099,483,000 2,128,010,000 2,099,483,000  
Accumulated depreciation (1,008,629,000) (967,721,000) (1,008,629,000) (967,721,000)  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Net In Service 1,119,381,000 1,131,762,000 1,119,381,000 1,131,762,000  
Construction in progress 464,660,000 413,572,000 464,660,000 413,572,000  
Net property and equipment 1,584,041,000 1,545,334,000 1,584,041,000 1,545,334,000  
Investments, at Equity, and Advances to 50% or Less Owned Companies 331,063,000 490,818,000 331,063,000 490,818,000  
Inventories 16,047,000 23,274,000 16,047,000 23,274,000  
Goodwill 52,403,000 65,725,000 52,403,000 65,725,000  
Intangible Assets, Net 23,496,000 27,179,000 23,496,000 27,179,000  
Other Current And Long-Term Assets, Excluding Cash And Near Cash Assets 231,957,000 272,790,000 231,957,000 272,790,000  
Operating Segments [Member] | Offshore Marine Services [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 54,125,000 95,531,000 171,275,000 285,702,000  
Costs and Expenses [Abstract]          
Operating Expenses 41,159,000 70,221,000 134,254,000 216,749,000  
Administrative and general 10,588,000 12,753,000 34,915,000 38,967,000  
Depreciation and amortization 14,213,000 15,252,000 44,305,000 46,310,000  
Total costs and expenses 65,960,000 98,226,000 213,474,000 302,026,000  
Gains (Losses) on Asset Dispositions and Impairments, Net (29,233,000) (246,000) (49,970,000) (3,440,000)  
Operating Income (Loss) (41,068,000) (2,941,000) (92,169,000) (19,764,000)  
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Derivative gains (losses), net 16,000 (10,000) 3,077,000 (15,000)  
Foreign currency gains (losses), net (1,084,000) (1,567,000) (3,463,000) 323,000  
Other, net 1,000 (9,000) 266,000 (112,000)  
Equity in Earnings (Losses) of 50% or Less Owned Companies, Net of Tax 790,000 1,708,000 (364,000) 7,509,000  
Segment Profit (Loss) (41,345,000) (2,819,000) (92,653,000) (12,059,000)  
Capital Expenditures     82,806,000 67,126,000  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Gross 1,058,048,000 1,087,471,000 1,058,048,000 1,087,471,000  
Accumulated depreciation (552,018,000) (535,575,000) (552,018,000) (535,575,000)  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Net In Service 506,030,000 551,896,000 506,030,000 551,896,000  
Construction in progress 122,633,000 95,556,000 122,633,000 95,556,000  
Net property and equipment 628,663,000 647,452,000 628,663,000 647,452,000  
Investments, at Equity, and Advances to 50% or Less Owned Companies 133,011,000 128,748,000 133,011,000 128,748,000  
Inventories 3,165,000 4,837,000 3,165,000 4,837,000  
Goodwill 0 13,367,000 0 13,367,000  
Intangible Assets, Net 0 1,081,000 0 1,081,000  
Other Current And Long-Term Assets, Excluding Cash And Near Cash Assets 103,698,000 101,254,000 103,698,000 101,254,000  
Total assets 868,537,000 896,739,000 868,537,000 896,739,000  
Operating Segments [Member] | Inland River Services [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 41,094,000 54,310,000 114,522,000 172,067,000  
Costs and Expenses [Abstract]          
Operating Expenses 31,496,000 39,487,000 89,060,000 129,556,000  
Administrative and general 3,982,000 3,907,000 11,671,000 11,556,000  
Depreciation and amortization 6,308,000 7,268,000 19,699,000 21,519,000  
Total costs and expenses 41,786,000 50,662,000 120,430,000 162,631,000  
Gains (Losses) on Asset Dispositions and Impairments, Net (597,000) 11,510,000 2,588,000 14,479,000  
Operating Income (Loss) (1,289,000) 15,158,000 (3,320,000) 23,915,000  
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Derivative gains (losses), net 0 50,000 0 309,000  
Foreign currency gains (losses), net 410,000 (2,173,000) 2,865,000 (3,086,000)  
Other, net (1,000) 0 (5,000) 0  
Equity in Earnings (Losses) of 50% or Less Owned Companies, Net of Tax (171,000) (2,117,000) (4,626,000) (6,108,000)  
Segment Profit (Loss) (1,051,000) 10,918,000 (5,086,000) 15,030,000  
Capital Expenditures     17,629,000 66,604,000  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Gross 392,698,000 477,163,000 392,698,000 477,163,000  
Accumulated depreciation (161,023,000) (164,485,000) (161,023,000) (164,485,000)  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Net In Service 231,675,000 312,678,000 231,675,000 312,678,000  
Construction in progress 9,948,000 23,208,000 9,948,000 23,208,000  
Net property and equipment 241,623,000 335,886,000 241,623,000 335,886,000  
Investments, at Equity, and Advances to 50% or Less Owned Companies 80,004,000 102,732,000 80,004,000 102,732,000  
Inventories 2,033,000 2,165,000 2,033,000 2,165,000  
Goodwill 2,427,000 2,382,000 2,427,000 2,382,000  
Intangible Assets, Net 5,295,000 6,191,000 5,295,000 6,191,000  
Other Current And Long-Term Assets, Excluding Cash And Near Cash Assets 55,710,000 77,563,000 55,710,000 77,563,000  
Total assets 387,092,000 526,919,000 387,092,000 526,919,000  
Operating Segments [Member] | Shipping Services [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 57,350,000 58,673,000 170,025,000 165,754,000  
Costs and Expenses [Abstract]          
Operating Expenses 28,542,000 27,666,000 86,045,000 100,921,000  
Administrative and general 6,675,000 6,236,000 20,930,000 19,201,000  
Depreciation and amortization 8,216,000 6,476,000 22,193,000 19,822,000  
Total costs and expenses 43,433,000 40,378,000 129,168,000 139,944,000  
Gains (Losses) on Asset Dispositions and Impairments, Net 3,000 0 3,000 0  
Operating Income (Loss) 13,920,000 18,295,000 40,860,000 25,810,000  
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Derivative gains (losses), net 0 0 0 0  
Foreign currency gains (losses), net (3,000) (9,000) (12,000) (12,000)  
Other, net (5,534,000) 1,836,000 (6,461,000) 2,052,000  
Equity in Earnings (Losses) of 50% or Less Owned Companies, Net of Tax (551,000) 5,292,000 (2,116,000) 8,796,000  
Segment Profit (Loss) 7,832,000 25,414,000 32,271,000 36,646,000  
Capital Expenditures     189,988,000 89,015,000  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Gross 592,132,000 454,095,000 592,132,000 454,095,000  
Accumulated depreciation (253,116,000) (232,603,000) (253,116,000) (232,603,000)  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Net In Service 339,016,000 221,492,000 339,016,000 221,492,000  
Construction in progress 328,692,000 289,714,000 328,692,000 289,714,000  
Net property and equipment 667,708,000 511,206,000 667,708,000 511,206,000  
Investments, at Equity, and Advances to 50% or Less Owned Companies 57,366,000 211,017,000 57,366,000 211,017,000  
Inventories 952,000 719,000 952,000 719,000  
Goodwill 1,852,000 1,852,000 1,852,000 1,852,000  
Intangible Assets, Net 0 0 0 0  
Other Current And Long-Term Assets, Excluding Cash And Near Cash Assets 27,508,000 31,000,000 27,508,000 31,000,000  
Total assets 755,386,000 755,794,000 755,386,000 755,794,000  
Operating Segments [Member] | Illinois Corn Processing LLC [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 44,019,000 40,282,000 134,204,000 128,251,000  
Costs and Expenses [Abstract]          
Operating Expenses 39,879,000 33,514,000 122,321,000 107,220,000  
Administrative and general 750,000 543,000 2,318,000 1,614,000  
Depreciation and amortization 1,055,000 979,000 3,172,000 2,938,000  
Total costs and expenses 41,684,000 35,036,000 127,811,000 111,772,000  
Gains (Losses) on Asset Dispositions and Impairments, Net 0 0 0 0  
Operating Income (Loss) 2,335,000 5,246,000 6,393,000 16,479,000  
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Derivative gains (losses), net (328,000) (336,000) 341,000 (1,114,000)  
Foreign currency gains (losses), net 0 0 0 0  
Other, net 0 0 0 4,112,000  
Equity in Earnings (Losses) of 50% or Less Owned Companies, Net of Tax 0 0 0 0  
Segment Profit (Loss) 2,007,000 4,910,000 6,734,000 19,477,000  
Capital Expenditures     3,484,000 3,983,000  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Gross 51,592,000 47,256,000 51,592,000 47,256,000  
Accumulated depreciation (22,562,000) (18,426,000) (22,562,000) (18,426,000)  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Net In Service 29,030,000 28,830,000 29,030,000 28,830,000  
Construction in progress 4,578,000 4,701,000 4,578,000 4,701,000  
Net property and equipment 33,608,000 33,531,000 33,608,000 33,531,000  
Investments, at Equity, and Advances to 50% or Less Owned Companies 0 0 0 0  
Inventories 9,660,000 15,553,000 9,660,000 15,553,000  
Goodwill 0 0 0 0  
Intangible Assets, Net 0 0 0 0  
Other Current And Long-Term Assets, Excluding Cash And Near Cash Assets 11,949,000 11,125,000 11,949,000 11,125,000  
Total assets 55,217,000 60,209,000 55,217,000 60,209,000  
Operating Segments [Member] | Other Segments [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 11,146,000 13,779,000 29,826,000 54,568,000  
Costs and Expenses [Abstract]          
Operating Expenses 6,618,000 5,854,000 18,850,000 30,787,000  
Administrative and general 3,833,000 6,658,000 11,705,000 20,411,000  
Depreciation and amortization 432,000 152,000 1,335,000 1,141,000  
Total costs and expenses 10,883,000 12,664,000 31,890,000 52,339,000  
Gains (Losses) on Asset Dispositions and Impairments, Net 1,000 0 (1,000) (235,000)  
Operating Income (Loss) 264,000 1,115,000 (2,065,000) 1,994,000  
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Derivative gains (losses), net 0 0 0 (472,000)  
Foreign currency gains (losses), net (25,000) (64,000) (125,000) (68,000)  
Other, net 0 (1,000) (6,723,000) 47,000  
Equity in Earnings (Losses) of 50% or Less Owned Companies, Net of Tax (390,000) 240,000 (427,000) (111,000)  
Segment Profit (Loss) (151,000) 1,290,000 (9,340,000) 1,390,000  
Capital Expenditures     0 41,000  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Gross 2,829,000 3,111,000 2,829,000 3,111,000  
Accumulated depreciation (2,483,000) (2,899,000) (2,483,000) (2,899,000)  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Net In Service 346,000 212,000 346,000 212,000  
Construction in progress 0 0 0 0  
Net property and equipment 346,000 212,000 346,000 212,000  
Investments, at Equity, and Advances to 50% or Less Owned Companies 60,682,000 48,321,000 60,682,000 48,321,000  
Inventories 237,000 0 237,000 0  
Goodwill 48,124,000 48,124,000 48,124,000 48,124,000  
Intangible Assets, Net 18,201,000 19,907,000 18,201,000 19,907,000  
Other Current And Long-Term Assets, Excluding Cash And Near Cash Assets 28,708,000 47,376,000 28,708,000 47,376,000  
Total assets 156,298,000 163,940,000 156,298,000 163,940,000  
Operating Segments [Member] | Corporate And Eliminations [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues (751,000) (723,000) (1,903,000) (2,237,000)  
Costs and Expenses [Abstract]          
Operating Expenses (898,000) (757,000) (2,384,000) (2,357,000)  
Administrative and general 6,417,000 7,795,000 20,585,000 23,704,000  
Depreciation and amortization 908,000 891,000 2,778,000 2,797,000  
Total costs and expenses 6,427,000 7,929,000 20,979,000 24,144,000  
Gains (Losses) on Asset Dispositions and Impairments, Net 0 0 0 0  
Operating Income (Loss) (7,178,000) (8,652,000) (22,882,000) (26,381,000)  
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Derivative gains (losses), net (862,000) (429,000) (3,527,000) (1,003,000)  
Foreign currency gains (losses), net 36,000 (244,000) 84,000 (771,000)  
Other, net 74,000 (53,000) 79,000 63,000  
Equity in Earnings (Losses) of 50% or Less Owned Companies, Net of Tax 0 0 0 0  
Capital Expenditures     208,000 475,000  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Gross 30,711,000 30,387,000 30,711,000 30,387,000  
Accumulated depreciation (17,427,000) (13,733,000) (17,427,000) (13,733,000)  
Property, Plant and Equipment, Net In Service 13,284,000 16,654,000 13,284,000 16,654,000  
Construction in progress (1,191,000) 393,000 (1,191,000) 393,000  
Net property and equipment 12,093,000 17,047,000 12,093,000 17,047,000  
Investments, at Equity, and Advances to 50% or Less Owned Companies 0 0 0 0  
Inventories 0 0 0 0  
Goodwill 0 0 0 0  
Intangible Assets, Net 0 0 0 0  
Other Current And Long-Term Assets, Excluding Cash And Near Cash Assets 4,384,000 4,472,000 4,384,000 4,472,000  
Intersegment Eliminations [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 0 0 0 0  
Intersegment Eliminations [Member] | Offshore Marine Services [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues (24,000) 28,000 (77,000) 89,000  
Intersegment Eliminations [Member] | Inland River Services [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues (707,000) 693,000 (1,708,000) 2,071,000  
Intersegment Eliminations [Member] | Shipping Services [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 0 0 0 0  
Intersegment Eliminations [Member] | Illinois Corn Processing LLC [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 0 0 0 0  
Intersegment Eliminations [Member] | Other Segments [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues (20,000) 2,000 (118,000) 77,000  
Intersegment Eliminations [Member] | Corporate And Eliminations [Member]          
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]          
Operating Revenues 751,000 (723,000) 1,903,000 (2,237,000)  
Segment Reconciling Items [Member]          
Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]          
Other Income (Expense) not included in Segment Profit (Loss) 14,535,000 10,867,000 72,900,000 51,125,000  
Less Equity Earnings included in Segment Profit (Loss) 322,000 (5,123,000) 7,533,000 (10,086,000)  
Cash And Near Cash Assets $ 715,126,000 $ 741,907,000 $ 715,126,000 $ 741,907,000