About AEP River Operations
Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, AEP River Operations is a barge company offering unparalleled service in the transportation of dry bulk commodities throughout the inland river system. This includes the movement of grain, project cargo, coal, steel, ores and other bulk products. Our fleet of over 3,000 hopper barges ranks as one of the newest and most dependable in the industry, ensuring your product's quality and reducing delays caused by older equipment issues. In fact, AEP River Operations now offers the largest covered hopper fleet of any carrier. Whether you have a dry bulk product or project cargo, we have the barges to meet your needs. Complementing our barge operations is a fleet of over 80 boats ranging in horsepower from 1,550 hp fleet boats up to our lower river big tow 11,000s. In 2012, the company moved over 73 million tons of cargo for our customers.
AEP River Operations’ quality doesn’t stop with its equipment. Our professional staff at offices in St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Paducah, Lakin, New Orleans, and Mobile along with highly trained crews on our towboats, will ensure your objectives are met every step of the way. We are a Responsible Carrier Program (RCP) certified company with a mission and focus to be the leading supplier of safe, competitively priced marine transportation to our customers.
Why AEP River Operations?
Experienced customer service, top-notch crews and craftsmanship, our attention to schedule and competitive pricing have made AEP River Operations a leader serving the barge industry. Our reputation brings customers in, and our results bring them back.
When your company needs help navigating transportation challenges, turn to AEP River Operations. We are happy to consult with you on jobs large or small, routine or rare.
New Boats, New Barges
Our new boats offer the following benefits:
Our new barges offer these advantages:
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