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.

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