MERLIN, LLC

  • Engineering District : New Orleans
  • TSO Series Number : TS-4 Transportation Lines on the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
  • Principal Commodity List : TOWING DRY CARGO AND LIQUID CARGO
  • Area of Operation : MILE 238 LMR TO MILE 55 LMR
  • Vessels
    • Pushboat : 1
    • Tugboat : 1
    • Vessels List : BROOKE BANTA, MERLIN BANTA
  • Address
    1237 HWY. 75 SUNSHINE LA 70780
  • Contact
    • Phone : 225-642-0060
1237 HWY. 75 SUNSHINE LA 70780

Managed Vessels

BROOKE BANTA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MERLIN BANTA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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