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America’s Waterways


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Presentation on Kirby Inland Marine. Completed for Transportation Operations Management class.

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America’s Waterways

  1. 1. Putting America’s Waterways to Work...<br />
  2. 2. At A Glance<br />904 tank barges<br /> 241 active towboats <br />17 million barrels<br />Diverse and High-Tech<br />Biggest and The Best<br />Focus on Gulf Region<br />
  3. 3. Inland Marine Overview<br />Kirby<br />912 Liquid Barges<br />American Commercial Lines <br /> 371 Barges<br />Marathon Ashland<br /> 180 Barges<br />Canal Barge Co.<br /> 170 Barges<br />Ingram Barge Co. <br />165 Barges<br />
  4. 4. STRENGTHS<br /><ul><li>Established in 1921
  5. 5. Dominance in Liquid Inland
  6. 6. Consistent Stock Growth
  7. 7. Diverse Fleet- Diverse Cargoes
  8. 8. Awarded Safety and Environment
  9. 9. Engine Service and Parts Supplier</li></li></ul><li>Liquid Diversity<br />
  10. 10. Public Trading Since 1991<br />
  11. 11. WEAKNESS<br />Cyclical Market<br />Deferred Maintenance in Down Market<br />Parts and Service Sectors<br />Balance maintenance and supply<br />Preference for slow/med speed<br />Josh Knichel - Dispatch Manager<br />
  12. 12. OPPORTUNITIES<br />Buy out Canal Barge Co.<br />Average Age high 20’s<br />Build 6 Lbs. Barges<br />Replace 1 Lbs. Barges<br />Decrease Emissions<br />
  13. 13. THREATS<br />Hurricanes<br />Slow refineries <br />Delays and closures<br />Damage to infrastructure<br />
  14. 14. A LEADER In Industry<br />Leadingthe way in customer value and shareholder return. <br />Environmentalexcellence. <br />Attracting, retaining and developing the best employees. <br />Deliveringreliable service using reliable equipment.<br />Encouragingan open-minded approach to new and innovative ideas. <br />Responsibilityto act with honesty and integrity. <br />S afetyis our franchise to operate. <br />