The American Waterways Operators has actually launched a brand-new video clip giving thanks to the seafarers of the American tugboat, towboat and also barge market for their essential function in aiding the country browse the COVID-19 pandemic.
Throughout 2020, business seafarers, component of the crucial crucial facilities labor force, have actually climbed to the difficulties of running via the pandemic, extreme climate and also even more while remaining to provide the freight that maintains America’s economic climate moving. AWO created the brief video clip, 2020: Year of the Mariner, to thank them and also assist inform that tale.
“This year has been challenging, but the maritime supply chain has continued moving goods, supplies and essential commodities to every corner of our nation,” stated Jennifer Carpenter, AWO’s head of state & & Chief Executive Officer. “Thank you to all of our country’s commercial mariners, who despite unprecedented circumstances, have adapted and persevered, all while prioritizing health and safety. 2020 has reinforced what those of us who serve this industry have long known: America can count on the tugboat, towboat and barge industry.”