About McDonough Marine Service
Message From The Barge People
Bernard P. McDonough founded McDonough Marine Service in 1945 in support of his construction company in New Orleans, LA. This sideline business evolved into the full-service barge leasing and tug boat company of today.
The Barge People is Mr. McDonoughs legacy of talented, capable personnel leading with an entrepreneurial spirit, personal integrity, high ethical standards and sound business principles.
Our companys commitment to a high standard of customer satisfaction with exceptional, safe, quality service separates McDonough Marine Service from other marine transportation companies.
The core principles of McDonoughs Health, Safety and Environmental Policy and Mission Policy are reflected, in our business relationships with our employees, our customers and our vendors.
Health, Safety and Environmental Policy
McDONOUGH MARINE SERVICE recognizes that excellence in Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) performance is essential as one of the leading barge leasing and tugboat operating companies in the United States. We are committed to protecting the health and safety of all involved in our operations; including our employees, our customers, our vendors and the public. Conducting business in a responsible and ethical manner to protect the environment shall continue to drive sustainable growth within the company, adhering to the highest standards of health, safety and environmental practices to systematically manage risks.
The mission of McDonough Marine Service is to continue serving as the global leader in barge leasing, tug boat and marine transportation management by providing exceptional, safe, quality service. This customer-focused approach will ensure the achievement of our clients marine transportation objectives. This client focus will be maintained through the systematic application of McDonough Marine Service key principles:
- Integration of health, safety and environmental considerations throughout all aspects of company operations
- Provision of highly qualified personnel to manage each customers specific marine transportation needs
- Development of creative transportation solutions that deliver the highest value to our customers