Florida Marine’s commitment to provide unmatched liquid barging services to its customers is supported by the operational expertise of its staff as well its modern fleet of Towboats and Barges. As a privately held company, we are able to provide our customers quick and decisive solutions to the dynamic challenges encountered on a daily basis. Developing and maintaining mutually beneficial long term relationships with our customers is supported by our relentless pursuit of providing efficient and economical barging services, employing and caring for the well-being our employees, and a respect for the environment in which we operate.


Florida Marine transports a wide range of:

  • Petrochemicals
  • Chemicals
  • LPG
  • Crude oil
  • Agricultural liquids
  • Dry cargo (coal, aggregate, ore, coke, etc.)


The diversity and size of our tank barge fleet provides our customers with multiple options to achieve the most efficient and economical liquid barging program. The construction and design of our barges, whether transiting as a unit or as a one-barge tow, matched with our modern towboats, maximizes operational and fuel efficiency. These include (see our Fleet page for additional information):

  • 30,000 barrel
  • 15,000 barrel
  • 11,000 barrel
  • LPG – 16,000 barrel
  • Dry Cargo

Towboat Fleet

Florida Marine owns and operates the most modern towboat fleet operating along the U.S inland waterways. Florida Marine towboats are equipped with the latest engine technology that provides for improved fuel and lube consumption, and reduced emissions. The Florida Marine towboat design and construction in combination with fuel efficient main engines contributes to optimal barge transportation economics and less downtime for unscheduled repairs. See our Fleet page for additional information.

Areas of Operation:

  • Lower Mississippi River
  • Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
  • Upper Mississippi River
  • Black Warrior River
  • Ohio River
  • Arkansas River
  • Monongahela River
  • Red River
  • Allegheny River
  • Ouachita River
  • Illinois River
  • Cumberland River
  • Missouri River
  • Intracoastal Waterways from Brownsville, TX to St. Marks, FL
  • Atchafalaya River
  • Great Lakes from Calumet, IL to Burns Harbour, IN
  • Tennessee River

    Florida Marine’s diverse fleet of tank barges and towboats gives us the capability to transport our customers’ cargoes throughout the inland waterways of the United States.



    Customer Service

    • Florida Marine also provides multiple services to its customers including:
    • 24 hour dispatch
    • Florida Marine shore tankerman service
    • Strategically placed Port Captains/Port Engineers/Barge Maintenance Representatives to provide immediate oversight and supervision
    • Customized barge transportation solutions
    • Analytical Services
    • FMT Shipyard and Repair
    • Florida Marine Dry Cargo Division