Kirby Corporation, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is the nation’s premier tank barge operator, transporting bulk liquid products throughout the Mississippi River System, on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, along all three U.S. coasts, and in Alaska and Hawaii for a blue chip customer base.
Kirby’s inland tank barge fleet represents approximately 26% of the U.S. inland tank barge capacity, transporting petrochemicals, black oil, refined petroleum products and agricultural products. Kirby’s inland fleet consists of 981 tank barges with 21.6 million barrels of capacity and 282 towboats. More about Kirby Inland Marine
Kirby’s coastal tank barge fleet, one of the youngest fleets in the U.S. coastal trade, transports refined petroleum products, petrochemicals and black oil along the East Coast, West Coast and Gulf Coast, as well as Alaska and Hawaii. Kirby’s coastal tank barge fleet consists of 54 tank barges with 5.1 million barrels of capacity and 50 tugboats. Kirby also operates five offshore dry-bulk cargo barges, five offshore tugboats and one docking tugboat engaged in the offshore transportation of dry-bulk cargoes. More about Kirby Offshore Marine
Through the distribution and services segment, Kirby provides after-market service and parts for engines, transmissions, reduction gears, and related equipment used in oilfield services, marine, power generation, on-highway, and other industrial applications. Kirby also rents equipment including generators, forklifts, pumps, and compressors for use in a variety of industrial markets, and manufactures and remanufactures oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping units, for land-based oilfield service customers.