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Sep 28
In The News

Wall Street Journal Publishes AWO Letter to the Editor

The Wall Street Journal published Tom Allegretti's"Letter to the Editor" regarding the number of oil spills included in a September 14 article, "How to Transport Oil More Safely." The publication of the "Letter to the Editor" allowed AWO to make a point about the safety of the industry.  Read the letter here.

Aug 24
In The News

River Industry Executive Task Force signs Memorandum of Understanding

BATON ROUGE, La., August 21, 2015 - Leadership from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Coast Guard and the inland towing industry signed a memorandum of understanding Friday, designed to ensure consistent communications and support efficient and safe movement of commerce on the western rivers of the United States.  The memorandum, to be signed by Jim Guidry (Kirby Inland Marine LP and RIETF co-chairman), Rear Admiral June E. Ryan (commander of the 9th Coast Guard District), Rear Admiral David R.

Aug 12
In The News

RCP Transition Webinars Underway

Workboat Magazine Article Details RCP Transition

With increased emphasis on accountability and responsibility, the American Waterways Operators (AWO) is moving closer to having the Coast Guard accept its Responsible Carrier Program (RCP) as a Towing Safety Management System (TSMS) under the new Subchapter M regulations

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