Welcome to Marine Operators, Inc.

Since 1956 Marine Operators, Inc. has offered our customers along the Gulf South corridor the highest quality equipment coupled with the best in service. Over the years we have grown to become one of the region's most trusted names in barge rental/leasing and marine transportation.

Our diversified fleet ranges in length from 75 to 200 feet, comes in varied widths, and includes deck barges, keyway barges, liquid mud barges, shale barges, and crane/spud barges with power. We can build and lease barges to meet your specifications and needs, and also provide third-party towing for services such as transporting products, moving drilling rigs, and more.

We pride ourselves in convenience, rapid response, and customer-focused service – all backed by a steadfast commitment to innovation, and of course, to safety. Put us to the test today and you’ll understand the Marine Operators difference.

Quality Management

Our management team has years of industry experience, so we know what you want and expect.

24-Hour Service

We’re available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help you solve your marine transportation and barge rental/lease challenges.

Based in Lafayette, LA

We have locations in Lake Arthur, Intracoastal City, and Houma. For you this means keeping barge transportation costs as low as possible, and getting your equipment to the job sooner.