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MCDONOUGH MARINE SERVICE of vessels is cleared and the box store shelves replenished, McDonough also operates 14 other ? eeting locations in- we can look towards lower in? ation rates and further cluding St. Louis, Mo.; Parkersburg, W. Va.; Chicago, Ill.; growth,” Kress said. Staten Island, N.Y.; Charleston, S.C.; Savanah, Ga.; Jack- sonville, Fla.; Port Manatee, Fla.; and several in Louisiana.

McDonough Marine Vane Brothers

The Van Brothers Company is a marine transportation


Working in several markets to service civil construc- provider primarily responsible for moving petroleum prod- tion, project cargo, oil and gas and general transportation, ucts via tugboats, barges and articulated tug/barge (ATB)

McDonough Marine Service is a 76-year-old leader in the units. For nearly 125 years, the company has provided a marine transportation and logistics industry. As a complete wide range of maritime services that includes ship bunker- solution provider, the company specializes in the charter ing; the delivery of marine lubricants, stores, and non-po- of barges and tugs, and the coordination and management table water; and inspection of onboard safety equipment.

of cargo moves to support the successful execution of cus- The story of Vane Brothers began in 1898, when Cap- tomers’ projects. It owns the largest ? eet of deck and spud tain William Burke Vane and his brother, Captain Allen barges in the U.S., ranging from a 400’x100’ oceangoing P. Vane, established a ship chandlery (providing nautical deck barge all the way down to a 35’x12’ work ? oat. The supplies) in Baltimore. Burke and Allen’s cousin, Claude company operates three major ? eeting locations out of V. Hughes, joined Vane in 1920. Today, it is the fourth

Belle Chasse, La.; Channelview, Texas; and Chesapeake, generation of the Hughes family that guides the compa-

Va. These ? eets are able to offer minor shipyard services ny, which has become one of the nation’s premier marine including barge repair as well as prepping and cleaning. transportation providers. Still headquartered in Baltimore, 54 | MN October 2021

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