Video Listings

Levi and Zach of the MV M.K. McNally
Before they started working on towboats, chief engineer Levi was in the Marine Corps, and deckhand Zach spent time at Exxon Mobil. Both guys have some advice for people considering a career on the river. More...
  • February 26, 2016 Capt. Terri Smiley of the MV Mae Etta Hines

    Captain Terri Smiley already retired once, but she says, “I can't stay away from the river.” You may remember her from this video.

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  • February 12, 2016 James Warren of the MV Kentucky

    When he left the US Marine Corps, James faced some tough times as he tried to take care of his family. But he found work on board a towboat, and now he’s committed to a career on the water.

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  • January 29, 2016 Joe Mackey of the MV James H

    A veteran of the USS Kentucky, Joe’s used to working on board larger vessels than a towboat. Not only that—he's also used to working below the water, rather than on it.

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  • January 15, 2016 Hunter of the MV Janis R. Brewer

    Although he dreamed of working in construction, Hunter found that a career on the river can be rewarding too—and now he’s got his eye on the wheelhouse.

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  • December 28, 2015 Charmaine Johnson of the Horizon Consumer

    AB Charmaine Johnson works right in the thick of things on board ocean-going vessels, inspired to find a job in the industry by—of all things—a 1980’s television show.

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  • December 18, 2015 Steve Morehouse of the MV Jerry Tinkey

    On board a vessel, chefs have to cater for everyone’s tastes, but does that mean they have to cook whatever the crew bring them? Towboat cook Steve tells us about some interesting deliveries he’s received on his adventures.

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