First Of 60-Barge Order Delivered By NABRICO

The first of 60 grain barges has been delivered to the American River Transportation C o m p a ny (ARTCO) by the Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO). The barges are 195-foot rake hopper and 200- foot box hopper barges being constructed at the NABRICO Ashland City, Tenn., facility.

P r e v i o u s l y , N A B R I C O constructed five 10,500-barrel chemical tank barges and five 195-foot bulk flour barges for ARTCO.

Founded in 1970, ARTCO is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Archer Daniels Midland Corporation of Decatur, 111. A major carrier on the Mississippi, Illinois, Missouri, and Ohio Rivers, ARTCO has a fleet of more than 500 barges carrying a variety of agriproducts, including grain, flour, and vegetable oils.

NABRICO is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Ship B u i l d i n g C o m p a n y , Cleveland, Ohio. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., NABRICO has been in the marine field for more than 60 years and is primarily concerned with the design, engineering, and construction of barges.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 17,  May 15, 1980

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