Kirby Corporation is the premier tank barge operator in the United States, transporting bulk liquid products throughout the Mississippi River System, on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, and along all three U.S. Coasts. Through its Distribution and Services segment, Kirby is also a leading nationwide service provider and distributor of diesel engines, transmissions, parts, industrial equipment, and oilfield service equipment.
Kirby operates the largest inland and offshore tank barge fleets in the United States. The United States coastline and inland waterway system are one of the most vibrant and efficient transportation systems in the world, linking the nation’s heartland and coastal states to each other and to the world. Kirby’s industry leading fleet of inland tank barges transport bulk liquid cargoes, including petrochemicals, black oil, refined products, and agricultural chemicals for customers on the Mississippi River, its tributaries, and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Kirby Offshore Marine transports refined products, black oil, petrochemicals, and dry bulk products including sugar and coal, along the U.S. coastal network including the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific coasts.