Ingram Barge Company Vessel Jobs

This week shines the Spotlight of Opportunity on Ingram Marine Group. Here’s what you need to know about this potential vessel work employer.

About this Barge Company

Ingram Barge Company (IBCO) has operated since 1946 and transports both dry and liquid bulk commodities along the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Their mission is to “excel in…marine transportation, fueling, and terminaling businesses by empowering every associate to continually improve service to [their] customers, setting the industry standard for excellence.”  IBCO emphasizes safety and follows “10 Principles of Safety”.

The company is also actively involved with initiatives that work to improve safety on the waterways. One such initiative is the “Safety Partnership” between the US Coast Guard and the American Waterways Operators (AWO). AWO has assigned IBCO as a “Responsible Carrier,” which ensures that the company meets the minimum requirements for “marine management, equipment, and inspection.”

On and Offshore Vessel Jobs

Ingram offers both on and offshore job opportunities. Their shore positions include welder I, welder trainee II, mate, barge inspector, engineer, and laborer, among others. Applicants may apply online for these positions. IBCO employs captains, pilots, engineers, cooks, mates and deckhands. Their crew members work two six hour shifts each day with two six hour periods in between. Their typical work cycle is 28 days on and 28 days off.  For marine-based opportunities, the company recommends contacting their Human Resources office at (270) 441-1600 or Toll Free at (800) 455-4226.


As for benefits, the company has many: medical, dental and vision care coverage, 401(k) savings plan, flexible healthcare spending accounts, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, employee assistance program, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and a defined contribution plan.

If you weren’t able to find suitable boat work at this company’s website, try our vessel jobs list. Until next time, we wish you the best of luck in your search for offshore jobs.