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May 1
Press Release

Buckley McAllister, McAllister Towing, Elected As New Chairman, Calls for Tugboat, Towboat and Barge Industry Resilience

The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, elected a new slate of  leaders during AWO’s Spring Convention recently held in Washington, D.C. Buckley  McAllister, President, McAllister Towing, was elected as Chairman and Frank Morton, Director, Turn Services, LLC was elected as Vice Chairman.

Apr 27
In The News

Docks Buzzing with Vigor Industrial Evolution

The United States was the world’s dominant shipbuilder half a century ago. But like flat-screen televisions, photovoltaics, wind energy, advanced batteries and scores of other formerly American-developed and -led sectors, shipbuilding is now centered in Asia.

Apr 26
In The News

All Hands on Deck for Waterways System

Out of sight, out of mind. That pretty well sums up the layperson's view of the country's extensive inland waterways system, an efficient, environmentally friendly network of rivers, locks and canals that moves our huge fleet of floating pack mules, aka barges, powered by towboats.

Apr 19
In The News

Mississippi River's Many 'Parents' Look To Unify

Sixty percent of the nation's agricultural exports move by barge up and down the Mississippi River system, as do billions of dollars' worth of petroleum, coal, steel and other commodities. It's a critical lifeline for the nation's economy, but one not without problems.

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