Mv. Chad Pregracke Helps Out LL&W Mv. Chad Pregracke Helps Out LL&W
Mv. Chad Pregracke Helps Out LL&W

Marquette Transportation has been a long-time booster of Living Lands and Waters (LL&W), the not-for-profit organization that works to clean trash America’s waterways. The Paducah-based towing company even named one… Read More

Ray Eckstein, founder of Paducah, Ky.-based Marquette Transportation Company, one of the largest barge lines on the river, died April 20 at his home in Paducah. He was 93. His… Read More

The Vicksburg Post reported May 17 that a 30-barge tow struck the old U.S. 80 bridge crossing the Mississippi River in Vickburg, Miss., at about 2 p.m. The allision led… Read More

Mv. George King Catches Fire

January 29, 2018

The mv. George King, a towboat in Marquette Transportation Company’s fleet, caught fire January 24 at Mile 390 on the Lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Miss. U.S. Coast Guard Sector… Read More