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Turn Services Celebrating 30 Years In Business

In 2020, New Orleans-based Turn Services, one of the largest independent barge fleeting and shifting companies in the United States, is marking 30 years operating on the Lower Mississippi River and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. From its early days when

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Towing Companies Turn To Virtual Audits, Surveys

While much of American society feels like it’s at a standstill due to stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, the maritime industry marches on, with mariners aboard towing vessels continuing to transport barges loaded with essential cargoes

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2020 Turn Scholarship Application

Turn Services Acquires Michoud Fleet

Turn Services is pleased to announce the acquisition of Michoud Fleet. Located on the Michoud Canal, Michoud Fleet provides barge fleeting, shifting and cleaning services. Positioned between the Industrial Locks and the East Flood Gate, this location is ideal for

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Turn Services Named Operator of Intergulf Fleet in Houston, Texas

Strategically located on the Houston Ship Channel, Intergulf Fleet has space to fleet 52 barges with additional space available for future expansion. The close proximity to several major refining and chemical facilities makes Intergulf Fleet the ideal location for barges

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WWJ DEC 19 // Building Boom

From Dec 16, 2019 edition of The Waterways Journal, Pg. 25 The year 2019 saw an increase in activity for inland waterway new-construction shipyards, as a number of towing companies are adding new towboats. Shown here is activity at Eymard

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Turn Services Signs Agreement to Acquire the Assets of Jubilee Towing

Turn Services announces the signing of an agreement to purchase the assets of Jubilee Towing.

ROILING ON THE RIVERS by Greg Trauthwein (Maritime Reporter & Engineering News)

Last month Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was invited to join Admiral Karl Schultz, the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, on a trek to New Orleans for an underway tour onboard a mid-stream transfer operation in the Mississippi

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Turn Services 360 – Summer 2019 Newsletter