The Inland Rivers and Intracoastal Waterway can offer job opportunities. Although it's been tough all over, we noticed activity in some of the inland river companies. Excell Marine Corporation has offices in Ohio and Kentucky.
An inland carrier with an employment page worth checking out is American Commercial Lines. When you get to their employment page, enter the conditions for your job search or just click "Search" to see all their openings.
Inland maritime companies serve the electric power industry by hauling coal in barges. They also serve the petrochemical industry in transporting solvents and petroleum products in bulk. An employer featured on our Who's Hiring Page is Ingram . Learn about life aboard a large inland river towaboat, along with crew duties aboard the Ingram towboat M/V Peter Fanchi . More Inland River links for bulk chemical and petroleum transporters. The fuel savings of a multi-barge tow over an 18 wheel tractor trailer truck makes a strong argument for using inland waterways for bulk chemical, petroleum, and solid fuels transport.