Amherst Madison

Engineering District: Huntington, WV

TSO Series Number: TS-4 Transportation Lines on the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway

Principal Commodity List: TOWING, SAND AND GRAVEL, COAL

Area of Operation: KANAWHA RIVER–ALLOY AND HAREWOOD, WV TO OHIO
RIVER–PITTSBURGH, PA TO CAIRO, IL; TENNESSEE RIVER MILE 250; MORGANTOWN, WV TO PITTSBURGH, PA; MON RIVER MILE 101

Vessels:

  • Pushboat: 29
  • Tugboat: 1
  • Deck Barge: 21
  • Other Tank Barge: 1
  • Dry Open Barge: 3

Address: #2 PORT AMHERST DRIVE CHARLESTON, WV 25306

Phone: 304-926-1140

Founded in 1893, by Charles T. Jones and George W. Jones. As the Madison Coal and Supply Company Incorporated of Charleston, West Virginia.

In 2010, the Madison Coal and Supply Company, become Amherst Madison Incorporated of Charleston, West Virginia. Amherst Madison Incorporated engages in a wide range of services.

Providing Marine Towing, with a fleet of tugs ranging from stern paddle wheelers, and conventional tugs. With horsepowers ranging from 200 to 6,000. The Company also maintains a construction division, a Marine Repair Division and an equipment rental division.

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Transportation

Compared to the United States average of 4.1%, Mason County’s average of Transportation employment is at 5.6% according to¬†these stats.