The Great Lakes Towing Company
building our reputation for more than a century…tow by tow, barge by barge
The Great Lakes Towing Company, popularly called “The Towing Company,” operates the largest and most experienced U.S.-flag tugboat fleet engaged in harbor assist and towing operations on the Great Lakes. The Towing Company is a significant marine operations link in North America’s U.S. Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence Seaway marine transportation network –the fourth seacoast of the United States, an operating area that extends over 8,300 miles of shoreline, encompassing a water surface area of roughly 100,000 square miles. Company services include ship assist, logistics and cargo transportation, ice breaking, and emergency assistance of every kind of vessel, barge, and marine structure. No other towing company can match this range of service.