In an op-ed for National Defense Magazine, AWO’s President & CEO Jennifer Carpenter discusses the many contributions the American tugboat, towboat and barge industry makes to our nation’s security, and the critical role of the Jones Act in making those contributions possible. Read the full piece here.
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.
AWO hosted its webinar Addressing COVID-19: Preparedness Planning in Action! featuring your AWO staff and AWO member representatives discussing how their companies are meeting the challenges the ongoing outbreak of Novel Coronavirus poses for maritime employers. Need more information on COVID-19? Please visit americanwaterways.com/covid19 for applicable, AWO collated towing industry resources.