Boat Tow Basics
This is a mix of oil and cargo barges that hauls grain, coal, salt, iron ore and a lot of other things.
Double unit oil tow. It can run as a single unit tow width and length 108 x 1030 feet plus the boat.
This is a regular barge line tow on the lower Mississippi River. Boat and tow is 245 feet wide, 1200 feet long. Barge is approx. 5 acres of barges (35 barges.)