Terral River Service announces the hiring of Rick Easterling as Port Captain for vessels operating along the Lower Mississippi River.
Rick has 37 years of river transportation experience, starting in 1977 as a deck hand and most recently as a relief captain for ACBL, Marquette and Inland Marina. He has worked on the Upper and Lower Mississippi, Illinois and Ohio rivers with experience on 5,000 to 6,000 horsepower vessels.
Rick and wife Lisa have been married 31 years and have three sons: Richard, Jr., Joshua and Charles. Joshua is also a Terral employee, having joined the company in March 2011. He serves as Safety Manager of the Marine Division.