Ocean Transport

Kirby Ocean Transport Operates

as of March 31, 2024

Dry-Bulk Barges


Deadweight Tonnage

Kirby Ocean Transport Company operates a small fleet of offshore dry-bulk barge and tugboat units which primarily transport coal across the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana to Florida under a term contract with a large Florida utility company.  

Kirby Ocean Transport also moves coal, fertilizer, sugar and other bulk cargoes on a short-term basis between domestic ports and occasionally the transportation of grain from domestic ports to locations in the Caribbean Sea.


Christian O’Neil

President, Kirby Ocean Transport Co.

John Hallmark

Executive Vice President

Frankie Wiseman

Operations Manager

Jules Zeller

Maintenance Manager