In The Media

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.

Nov 5
In The News

Wellness Webinar Now Available Online!

Employee health and well-being are becoming increasingly fundamental to operating a sustainable and safe business. AWO’s October webinar focused on further developing the concept that a healthy worker is a productive worker.

The webinar, Wellness: The Next Evolution in Our Safety Systems, featired insights from Emily Reiblein, Operations Integrity Manager, Crowley Maritime Corporation, and can be viewed here.

Oct 2
In The News

Situational Awareness Webinar Now Available Online!

Loss of situational awareness has been cited as the cause of numerous accidents in the maritime industry and can result from a variety of factors, including fatigue, miscommunication, use of medications or illegal substances, social stress and more. Anything that is a distraction to a crewmember can diminish situational awareness.