America’s Tugboat, Towboat,
and Barge Industry:

  • An Economic Force
  • A Safety and Sustainability Leader
  • A Security Partner

Member Resources Library

Access AWO resources including best practices, guides, webinars, one pagers and much more in the new Resources Library.

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The Tugboat, Towboat and Barge Industry: Careers that Make Waves

The American Waterways Operators Video Highlights the National Importance and Career Appeal of the Tugboat, Towboat and Barge Industry


The Tugboat, Towboat and Barge Industry: A Sustainability Leader Today, and Tomorrow

Issues and Advocacy

From the Jones Act to infrastructure, on Capitol Hill and in regulatory agencies, AWO works tirelessly to advocate for the tugboat, towboat and barge industry.

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