Marine Transportation Services

Quality marine equipment

  • Over 440 jumbos open hopper barge fleet
  • Over 120 stumbo open hopper barge fleet
  • Fifty (50) jumbo covered hopper barge fleet

Correct mix of vessel horsepower

  • Well maintained fleet of towboats and harbor vessels (41) 
  • Vessels range from 200 to 6,200 HP

Available support facilities

  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Fleets strategically placed in region


  • Trained and experienced employees (river and shore)

Service Enhancements

  • Numerous origins from Tennessee, Lower Ohio, Big Sandy, Kanawha, Upper Ohio and Mon Rivers
  • Operations are based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area
  • Serving the entire Inland River System
  • Strategically placed support facilities on Upper Ohio
  • Experienced dry bulk & liquid river transportation provider
  • CTC Pilot House – electronic barge tracking system via internet access
  • Contract freight customers (2-5 years)
  • Spot and short term freight customers (up to 1 year)
  • Outside towing service
  • Hourly towing and stand-by service
  • Towboat and barge chartering
  • Currently move approx. 40 million tons per year of dry and liquid cargo via contract, spot, and outside towing.