The Kirby Inland fleet of 884 active tank barges and 247 active towboats has a total liquid cargo capacity of 17.8 million barrels. The primary cargoes transported by this fleet are chemicals, petrochemical feedstocks, gasoline additives, refined petroleum products, liquid fertilizer, black oils, and pressurized products. This fleet represents the broadest capabilities in the marine inland tank barge industry to satisfy customers' diverse needs.
Kirby Inland Marine is the supplier most likely to have a barge and towboat available nearest a customer's pickup point, and through our centralized dispatching system, we can minimize repositioning and power costs. Kirby Inland Marine brings these operating efficiencies to serve our customers.