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Jason Theriot

Pelican Brand Oysters to Pioneer Tug and Barge: The Legacy of Cenac Towing Co.

  • Cenac Towing Company is one of the great American success stories in the history of the marine transportation industry. For three generations, the family-run company has been the premier towing and barge carrier for the oil and gas industry along the Gulf Coast and throughout the Mississippi River Valley. Its dedication to customer service, performance excellence, and technological advancements in tugboat, push boats, and tank barges speaks to the fundamental principles of the "Cenac Way" of doing business. This business philosophy embodies the highest standards of ethics and equipment maintenance known in the industry. These core values, established by the founders nearly a century ago, have been imbedded in the people and culture of Cenac Towing through time. This company history captures the legacy of this Louisiana-based towing company and honors the people who built it. 

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