Nobody Reaches Your Inland Marine Customers Better Than The Waterways Journal


Virtually every barge and towing company on the inland waterways has one or more paid subscriptions to The Waterways Journal, from presidents to deckhands.

Virtually every facility for the building and repair of boats and barges on the inland waterways has a paid subscription to The Waterways Journal.

Virtually every independent professional providing services to the inland waterways industries (Naval architects, marine engineers, surveyors, consultants, divers, salvors, admiralty lawyers and insurance companies) has a paid subscription to The Waterways Journal.

Virtually every manufacturer, distributor and chandler dealing in marine equipment and supplies for the inland waterways industry has a paid subscription to The Waterways Journal.

Virtually every individual or company in allied marine industries doing business on the inland waterways (including shippers and traffic managers, dredging and construction companies, docs, terminals and stevedoring companies and other allied fields) has a paid subscription to The Waterways Journal.

Every year, about 624 million tons of waterborne cargo transit the inland waterways, per the Maritime Administration. Our audience operates towboats, barges, harbor boats and tugs, both large and small ports and terminals with access to navigable water, material handling equipment, dredges, survey and crew boats, and much more. By advertising with us, you can be assured that your company, product or service is associated with a reputable news brand. Building on relationships since 1887, we can connect you to decision makers of every generation via print, e-mail and online products. Our Print Edition is not just delivered in print (via USPS, third party carrier in bulk, and in some cases by hand at special events). Starting in mid-2023, the print edition became available to our e-newsletter subscribers while it continues to be available to visitors of our award-winning website. The Print Edition is distributed to approximately 27,554* mailboxes, desks, boats, inboxes and desktops every week.
*from July 3, 2023 edition stats


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