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

Florida Marine transports a wide range of cargoes:

  • Petrochemicals
  • Chemicals
  • LPG
  • Crude oil
  • Agricultural liquids
  • Dry Cargo

Barge Fleet

The diversity and size of our barge fleet provides our customers with multiple options to achieve the most efficient and economical 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.

Barge Type No. of Barges
30.000 Barrel Clean 190
15,000 Barrel Clean 2
11,000 Barrel Chemical 29
16,000 Barrel LPG 14
Hopper Barges 240
Heavy Deck Barges 16
Total Barges 491

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 typical Florida Marine towboats design and construction in combination with fuel efficient, EPA Tier compliant main engines contributes to optimal barge transportation economics and less downtime for unscheduled repairs.

Boats (HP) No. of Boats
1450 – 2000 7
2400 – 2999 47
3000 – 3999 10
3000 – 3999 10
4000 – 4999 10
5000 – 6000 12
Total Boats 86

Ron Hull, Executive Vice President

2360 Fifth Street
Mandeville, La. 70471
985-629-2082- Main Line
800-818-4011 – Toll Free
985-629-2110 – Fax Line