AWO’s Brian Bailey honored as Rising Star of Safety

Brian Bailey, Director of Safety and Environmental Stewardship for the American Waterways Operators (AWO), has been named a 2020 Rising Star of Safety by the National Safety Council (NSC). He was selected

VIDEO: CITGO Lake Charles unit receives AWO safety award

The American Waterways Operators’ (AWO) Tankering & Barge Operations Subcommittee has presented its inaugural safety award to AWO affiliate member CITGO Petroleum Corporation’s Lake Charles, La., marine department and facility. The CITGO

House T&I Committee approves Water Resources Development Act

H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), was reported out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today, drawing approval from both the American Waterways Operators (AWO) and the

AWO members elect Crowley’s Art Mead as Chairman

The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national tugboat, towboat and barge industry association, elected a new slate of leaders this week during the association’s Spring Board of Directors / Annual

Jennifer Carpenter, new AWO CEO, testifies on behalf of the nation's waterways

A Q&A with Jennifer Carpenter, AWO’s new CEO

In her first year as president and CEO of the American Waterways Operators (AWO), Jennifer Carpenter, who began her term last month, says she has a lot of ground to cover with

Jennifer Carpenter promoted to AWO President & CEO

The American Waterways Operators reports that Jennifer Carpenter, its Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to the position of President & Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2020,

Scott Merritt is new AWO Chairman

The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national tugboat, towboat and barge industry association, elected a new slate of leaders earlier this month during the association’s annual Spring Convention held in

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AWO officials testify on state of U.S. maritime industry

The American Waterways Operators testified yesterday before two congressional committees on the state of the American maritime industry. Tom Allegretti, President & CEO, testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee

AWO releases best practices for managing cyber risk

DECEMBER 13, 2018 — The American Waterways Operators has released best practices to help the American tugboat, towboat and barge industry in identifying and managing cyber risks and detecting and responding to

New study details economic impact of U.S. waterways industry

JULY 24, 2017 – The American Waterways Operators has released a new study that documents the contribution that the American tugboat, towboat and barge industry makes to the U.S. economy. The study,

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