Terral RiverService Inc. held its 14th Annual Golf Tournament at the Vicksburg Golf and Country Club on October 10, 2019. The annual event is an opportunity for Terral RiverService to show its appreciation to its customers and vendors, and enjoy a relaxing day together. Following the tournament, guests attended an awards ceremony and enjoyed dinner at… Read more »
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Welcome Allan Rodgers, Human Resources Director
Terral RiverService, Inc. would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Human Resources Director, Allan Rodgers. Read more about Allan below! Position at Terral: Human Resources Director Reports to: Paul Moore, CFO Years of Experience: Over 13 years of comprehensive HR experience. Previous Employer: Director of Human Resources at Methodist Children’s Homes of… Read more »
Featured Employee | Mickey Orear
Terral RiverService is proud to announce our featured employee for September, Mickey Orear. Mickey is currently a Captain on M/V Kim King, but he didn’t start that way. He began as a deckhand and over ten years worked his way to steersman then to pilot and now captain. He is proud to have learned the… Read more »
Terral RiverService, Inc. News from Natchitoches
Terral RiverService, Inc. is glad to report on the exciting changes at our Natchitoches location where we have three new projects underway. First, we are continuing our growth at the Natchitoches Parish Port by putting in a rock yard. Limestone rock and agricultural lime are en route and we will soon begin stockpiling on site…. Read more »
M/V Amy Gattle Crew Rescues Neighboring Vessel
On Tuesday, February 28th, crew members of Terral’s M/V Amy Gattle were able to assist in rescuing five crew members from a nearby vessel who had ended up in the water following a sinking skiff. When Danny Burgeron, captain of the M/V Amy Gattle, saw the neighboring crew’s skiff had quite a few people standing… Read more »
Featured Employee | Kevin Allen
Kevin Allen, Office Manager at our Tallulah location, has been with Terral RiverService since May of 1994. A 1986 graduate of McCall High School, he was born and raised in Tallulah. In October of 1987, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and, after being honorably discharged, he and his wife of 32 years returned to… Read more »
Terral Launches New Vessel, the M/V Hallie T.
On June 22nd the M/V Hallie T slid down the launching ramp and into the waters of Lake Ferguson, becoming the 9th towboat NewSouth Marine Construction has built for Terral RiverService. The 92’x 30’ x 10’ 2000 horsepower, retractable wheelhouse boat can be seen operating along the Atchafalaya, Ouachita, and Red Rivers, as well as… Read more »
Terral Adds 5th Unloading Rig to Fleet
Terral RiverService recently added their 5th unloading rig to its fleet—the TRS 5. The new rig, complete with a Komatsu PC600 material handler and a 4-yard clamshell bucket, is capable of unloading about 7,200 tons of aggregate per day. Terral RiverService offers custom unloading from almost any bank on the river system. Each rig is… Read more »
Johnny Martin: 30 Years at Terral RiverService, Inc.
The team at Terral RiverService, Inc. is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Chief Operating Officer Johnny Martin. Starting as a pilot with Terral, Johnny worked his way up over the years and has undoubtedly become one of the company’s strongest assets.
Terral Extends Contract with Lansing Trade Group
When Terral RiverService completed the construction of their two 250,000-bushel capacity grain bins in Tallulah in July of 2011, Lansing Trade Group was their original customer. Lansing, headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, is an entrepreneurial merchandising company that markets, stores and distributes commodities.
UPDATE: Red River Navigation – Locks 1-5 Closed
As predicted, heavy rainfall and major flooding have closed several locks along the Red River for navigation. According to the Red River Valley Association, Locks 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are currently closed to navigation due to high river stages.
Red River Navigation Update
With the forecasted rainfall, the team at Terral RiverService is preparing for high water along the Red River. According to the Red River Valley Association, the current forecast shows 9” to 10” right over Texarkana, with most rain falling just east of Lake Texoma. This indicates that rain will fall primarily in the uncontrolled areas,… Read more »