MN 100: Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Posted by Nicole Ventimiglia

539 South Main Street
Findlay, OH 45840
Phone: 419 422 2121
E-Mail: [email protected]
Senior Vice President, Transportation & Logistics: George Shaffner

The Company:
Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), together with its subsidiaries, is one of the largest petroleum product refiners, marketers and transporters in the United States. Supporting all of these is a large fleet of company owned, chartered and operated barges.
The Case:
Marathon Petroleum’s Marine Transportation provides services that meet the marine transportation needs of Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC). Marine Transportation’s inland river fleet is one of the largest private domestic fleets of inland petroleum product barges, utilizing 16 line haul towboats, two harbor boats, and a fleet of 200 owned or leased barges, as well as contracted and chartered equipment. Marathon Petroleum Company was a 2014 recipient of the Rear Adm. William Benkert Award. The award is given to recognize maritime industry efforts towards environmental protection. MPC also operates a marine repair facility at Catlettsburg, Ky.

(As published in the August 2014 edition of Marine News -

Marine News Magazine, page 55,  Aug 2014

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