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Our barge fleet consists of 10,000 barrel inland tank barges.  Each barge has an extensive Cargo Authority List of Grade A and Lower cargoes that may be carried.  Many RCT barges are equipped with specialty additions such as cargo tank liners, vapor recovery systems, full perimeter spill rails and steam coils. 

Here is an example of some of the cargoes we currently carry:

  • Caustic Soda Solution
  • Caustic Potash Solution
  • Perchloroethylene
  • Chloroform
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Trichloroethylene
  • Dichloromethane (MEC)
  • Lube Oils
  • Propylene Tetramer
  • Heavy Aromatic Solvent (C-9)
  • Adiponitrile
  • Cyclohexane
  • Sodium Hydrosulfide Solution
  • Liquid Fertilizer
RCT barges are not limited to the above list of cargoes, the Certificate of Inspection Cargo Authority Attachment gives the entire list of cargo capability carriage for each barge.  

Area of Operation

RCT specializes in the transportation of petroleum and chemical products for our customers on these inland waterways:

  • Lower/Upper Mississippi River System
  • Gulf Intracoastal Waterways East and West
  • Ohio River
  • Illinois River
  • Tennessee River
  • Cumberland River
  • Arkansas River
  • Mobile River
  • Tombigbee Waterway System


Barge Charters

RCT provides customers with the maximum flexibility for charter of RCT barges offering both short term and long term charters:

  • Bareboat (Barge) Charters
  • Affreightment Charters (Spot Movements – Day Rates or Tonnage Rates Available)

Give us a call and we can tailor a movement for your cargo that will meet your schedule and delivery in an efficient, safe and timely manner.  RCT takes great pride in providing the highest level of operational integrity in meeting the needs of its customers.

© River City Towing Services, Inc. 2011