Posts By: Cassie Condrey

Featured Employee | Sarah Calhoun

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Terral RiverService extends a warm welcome to this month’s featured employee, Sarah Calhoun. Sarah came on board with us early this month when TRS acquired her family’s companies, Vidalia Dock and Storage and Two-J Ranch. The businesses had been in her family since 1956 and for twelve years she was part of the team. “As… Read more »

Terral RiverService Purchases Vidalia Dock and Storage

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Terral RiverService announced September 1st the acquisition of the assets of Vidalia Dock and Storage Company, Two-J Ranch Inc., 363 Dry-Dock & Repair LLC, and Natchez Marine and Towing Inc. the premier fleet and yard operator in the Vidalia LA, and Natchez MS areas. According to Terral, the acquisition includes a total of four towboats, a… Read more »

TRS Adds Three Boats to Its Fleet

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Terral RiverService is glad to announce the purchase of three boats to be added to its fleet. Two of the boats are 2000 horsepower boats, currently named the M/V Cajun and the M/V Grace. The boats are presently at the Lettsworth, LA, location where they are being repainted in company colors. They will be renamed… Read more »

TRS Congratulates Recent Steersman Program Graduates

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The 2020 class of employees completing the TRS Steersman Program recently graduated. Eight individuals are now set to advance to the pilot house. They completed the 18-month minimum requirement for working at Terral and the four weeks of license preparation. The 2021 class of 6 will begin their training in March. The Steersman program was… Read more »

Welcome New Employees, BJ McKinney and Devon Swafford

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Bobby (BJ) McKinney grew up in the country and outskirts of Houston TX.  BJ started his career as a deck hand aboard a push boat on January 6th1996 for Dixie Inland Marine.  Shortly thereafter he received his Tankerman document for dangerous liquids and cargoes.  In 1999 he moved into the wheelhouse working his way up… Read more »

Welcome New Employee Joshua Knichel

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With over 25 years of service in the Maritime industry, Joshua has acquired an extensive amount of experience in many areas of the business including sales, development, logistics, operations, safety, and maintenance. He has worked on both the liquid and dry cargo sides of the industry, dealing with a wide range of products and vessel types. His unique skill set allows… Read more »

Welcome Toby Stanley, Staff Accountant

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Terral River Service, Inc. would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Staff Accountant, Toby Stanley. Read more about Toby below! Position at Terral:  Staff Accountant Reports to: Paul Moore, CFO Years of Experience: 2+ Years  Previous Employer:  The Robinette Accounting Firm Responsibilities:  General Accounting Duties, as well as Program Administrator for Corporate Credit Cards, Cellular… Read more »

Featured Employee | Thomas Lynch

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Terral RiverService is proud to announce our featured employee for July, Thomas Lynch. Thomas has been employed with Terral River Service as a Deckhand on the M/V Edna T. Gattle since April 26, 2018. “Thomas is a reliable and hard working person and takes pride in his boat and does very well leading his crew,”… Read more »

Terral RiverService named one of LWCC’s 2019 Safest 70 Award Winners

Terral RiverService is proud to be named by Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation as one of their 2019 Safest 70 Award Winners. The award was created in 2008 to honor the company’s Policyholders who share their commitment to workplace safety. “These award recipients go above and beyond safety expectations to exemplify leadership in employee health and wellness,”… Read more »

Marvin Collins | Featured Employee

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Terral RiverService is proud to announce our featured employee for June, Marvin Collins. Marvin, who in August will celebrate thirteen years with TRS, is currently our Land Operations Manager. He began his career on the boats as a deckhand. While the plan was for him to move up eventually, he was promoted after only a… Read more »

An Update from CEO Tom Gattle

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Posted here is this week’s letter from our CEO, Tom Gattle, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. While there is so much still unknown, we are grateful for the good health and commitment of Team Terral. As Gattle says, “This pandemic and its repercussions may give us an opportunity to lay the groundwork for a better way of… Read more »