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Barge freight solutions

We know the American inland waterways and the industries that depend on the river system, making us a valued partner for your logistics needs.

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Barge freight solutions

Terral RiverService has years of experience on the waterways and knowledge of the industries that use the river system. We can specialize packages for your logistics needs, including loading, unloading, and delivery with any mode of transportation — all the steps from origin to destination.

Not only do we have the necessary line boats and equipment in place on the river, we employ push boat pilots specifically trained to transport river barges and freight on the inland waterways of Louisiana and beyond. We maintain long-standing relationships with large trucking and rail firms, and we offer transportation service to move bulk materials on truck and barge.

Through our river and logistics initiatives, we do everything we can to reduce the damaging emissions that come with land transportation. On the most practical level, barges are a sensible alternative to truck or rail delivery. River freight is safer and more efficient than every form of land transportation. For now and for the future, this industry is a vital part of our nation’s infrastructure.

Our fleet of barges

Terral RiverService owns 45 covered hopper river barges and owns or operates 180 open hopper barges that move bulk material on the inland waterway system of the United States.

At any given time, our barges could be moving fertilizer north out of New Orleans to St. Louis, hauling coal off the Illinois River to Lake Charles, LA, or carrying corn from Wisconsin to New Orleans for export. Please contact us if you would like to talk to anyone about using Terral RiverService river barges.

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Gabe Gattle
(318) 559-1500
gabeg@terralriverservice.com

Chris Hyde
(225) 930-8010
chrish@terralriverservice.com

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Our locations along the inland riverways

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See our fleet locations

Fleeting and harbor services

Terral’s attention to detail, unparalleled service and best-in-class experience will keep you moving with the river.

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River fleeting and harbor services

Our growing fleet of push boats efficiently and effectively move cargo on the Red, Ouachita, Atchafalaya and Lower Mississippi rivers and the Intracoastal Waterway. And our Old River Fleet provides spot towing services to most of the inland ports of Louisiana.

We’ve run these waterways for decades, gaining the extensive knowledge necessary to navigate these complex systems. This familiarity, along with our industry-leading commitment to service and safety, has made us a go-to partner in the river transportation industry.

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See our aggregate/lime yard locations

River fleeting locations

Terral is committed to shortening your wait times. Our well-trained crews and superior service will keep your business on the move.
River fleeting locations   

Old River Fleet

FLEET AREA SERVED
LMR MM 290-310, Red River MM 0-6, Atchafalya River MM 0-10

LEAD FLEET BOAT
M/V Anna Marie
BARGE CAPACITY
250 barges

STANDBY CHANNELS
CH 10
DISPATCHER
Adele Lopez
(225) 492-3451
Email Adele
SERVICES OFFERED
River barge fleeting
Barge cleaning & harbor services
Load and unloading

Tallulah Fleet

FLEET AREA SERVED
Tallulah Harbor and MM 440-468 LMR

LEAD FLEET BOAT
M/V Glenna M
BARGE CAPACITY
50 barges

STANDBY CHANNELS
CH 10 and 14
DISPATCHER
Kim King
(318) 559-1500
Email Kim
SERVICES OFFERED
River barge fleeting
Barge cleaning & harbor services
Load and unloading

Lake Providence Fleet

FLEET AREA SERVED
Lake Providence Harbor and MM 468-500 LMR

LEAD FLEET BOAT
M/V Kim King
BARGE CAPACITY
100 barges

STANDBY CHANNELS
CH 6 and 13
DISPATCHER
Kim King
(318) 559-1500
Email Kim
SERVICES OFFERED
River barge fleeting
Barge cleaning & harbor services
Load and unloading

Barfield Fleet

FLEET AREA SERVED
LMR MM 800-819

LEAD FLEET BOAT
M/V Felicia Terrell
BARGE CAPACITY
100 barges

STANDBY CHANNELS
CH 66
DISPATCHER
Felicia Terrell
(870) 762-8164
Email Felicia
SERVICES OFFERED
River barge fleeting
Barge cleaning & harbor services
Load and unloading

Hickman Fleet

FLEET AREA SERVED
LMR MM 815-827

LEAD FLEET BOAT
M/V Lena Louise
BARGE CAPACITY
120 barges

STANDBY CHANNELS
CH 65
DISPATCHER
Felicia Terrell
(870) 762-8164
Email Felicia
SERVICES OFFERED
River barge fleeting
Barge cleaning & harbor services
Load and unloading

Decatur Fleet

FLEET AREA SERVED
Tennesse River MM 294-308

LEAD FLEET BOAT
M/V Anita House
BARGE CAPACITY
90 barges

STANDBY CHANNELS
CH 72 and 13
DISPATCHER
Felicia Terrell
(870) 762-8164
Email Felicia
SERVICES OFFERED
River barge fleeting

Our push boats

Minimize costly downtimes and keep your business moving with our well-maintained fleet of barges and push boats.

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Our fleet of push boats

Our growing fleet of push boats efficiently and effectively move cargo on the Red, Ouachita, Atchafalaya, Tenn-Tom, Tennessee, Ohio, the Upper and Lower Mississippi rivers and the Intracoastal Waterway. And our Old River Fleet provides spot towing services to most of the inland ports of Louisiana.

We’ve run these waterways for decades, gaining the extensive knowledge necessary to navigate these complex systems. This familiarity, along with our industry-leading commitment to service and safety, has made us a go-to partner in the river transportation industry.

Contact us for a quick and simple barge rate quote.

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Learn about our barges