The El Rey, Trailer Marine Transport Corporation's fourth triple-deck barge, departed Jacksonville, Fla., on January 18 for its maiden voyage to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The El Rey (shown above), the final in a series of four mammoth triple-deck barges, was built in Portland, Ore.
"I'm a lot more optimistic about winning today than I was 10 months ago," J.D. Geary said, referring to the outcome of the CSX/ ACBL merger case. Mr. Geary, president, Midland Enterprises, addressed the Cincinnati Coal Exchange on the merger topic at the Queen City Club.