Why Waterways are Vital to Our Economy
Did you ever think how about how gasoline travels to the pump, about how coal gets to the local power plant, or how agricultural products find their way to your dinner table and markets across the world? The U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry makes all of that – and much more – possible.
Click on the photos below to learn more about the industry’s contributions to safety and the environment, national security, and jobs and the economy. You’ll be surprised about how water transportation impacts you!