Spotlight On: America’s Tugboat, Towboat and Barge Industry

The American tugboat, towboat and barge industry makes vital contributions to our nation’s economy and security every day. In this video – part of the Spotlight On educational video series – learn more about the essential role the industry plays in the daily life of our country and why barge transportation is the safest, most environmentally-friendly and most efficient mode of freight transportation. AWO released the video in the summer of 2019 as the association celebrated 75 years, and it began airing on PBS affiliate stations nationwide in August 2019.