Transportation Industry Services
Illinois Marine Towing is a marine transportation and shipyard services company. We own and operate 15 towboats along the Chicago Area Water System (CAWS), the Illinois River, and downtown Chicago. We provide both line haul and harbor services, including fleeting. We provide Affreightment, Tramp Towing and Charter Services along the Illinois River and a 60 mile stretch downriver. We work with you to increase efficiency wherever possible, including down-river turns to get your fully built tows moving faster. IMT's Shipyard Operation, with locations in Lemont and Channahon, offers a full suite of services. Our inside workshop and outside work bays can accommodate both quick repair and long-term projects. We have extensive experience serving inland towing vessels and barges., Great Lakes towing vessels and passenger vessels. Our Lemont Shipyard location boasts a Syncrolift dry-dock with 2,200 ton capability. IMT ensures ABS certified welders are available to complete projects to meet or exceed applicable ABA and/or USCG standards.