http://www.columbia-group.com/barge-services/

U.S. Flag Barge Container Services

Columbia Coastal Transport, LLC is the leader in essential containerized cargo feeder services operating in the U.S today. Established in 1990, the company is celebrating its 22nd year providing reliable U.S. flag feeder barge services on the Marine Highway linking ports in North America plus Freeport, Bahamas and Cuba.

Columbia Coastal routinely transports twenty, forty and forty-five foot containers, including refrigerated units, aboard modern feeder barges. Only state-of -the-art lashing gear and reefer power packs are used to assure cargo integrity at all times.

The company also provides expert project cargo, heavy-lift and oversized freight logistics services. Its experienced management staff will coordinate all aspects of project moves such as, but not limited to:

  • Heavy haul truck/rail coordination
  • Lift-on/lift-off at all points
  • Roll-on/Roll-off barges with access to shallow & undeveloped ports
  • Turnkey operations that adhere to schedule
  • Coordination with local port and government authorities

Many companies routinely consult with Columbia Coastal Transport for their expertise in logistics and project planning.

More Service Advantages:

  • Full Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Semi-automatic twist locks with rigid rod lashing system to secure deck cargo
  • No restrictions on ports served by Columbia Coastal’s Jones Act compliant barges
  • Company managed offices in major ports assures quality service
  • On-board bills of lading are available prior to sailing on the steamship line’s vessel, if requested