In The Media

Mar 27
Press Release

Press Release - AWO Launches COVID-19 Webpage as Resource for Maritime Transportation and Other Industries

ARLINGTON, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Waterways Operators (AWO) has launched a dedicated COVID-19 webpage containing information and resources to help mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus and guide the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry in operating safely while continuing to serve the American people during the pandemic.
Dec 4
Press Release

Press Release - Jennifer Carpenter Promoted to President & Chief Executive Officer

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association for the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, has announced that Jennifer Carpenter, AWO's Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to the position of President & Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2020.

Mar 6
Press Release

Press Release - AWO Testifies Before Congress on State of the Maritime Industry

AWO Testifies Before Congress on State of the Maritime Industry

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the American Waterways Operators testified before two congressional committees on the state of the American maritime industry. Tom Allegretti, President & CEO, testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee while across the Capitol, Jennifer Carpenter, Executive Vice President & COO, appeared before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.