Heartland Barge Management, LLC

Provides barge line and barge management services, barge chartering, leasing and sales, marine consulting and brokerage services for the inland waterways of the United States and throughout the world.

Heartland Barge is a marine cargo transportation company headquartered in Columbia, IL, across from St. Louis along the Mississippi River. We serve the industrial, agricultural, and energy industries throughout inland waterways and the world.

With our talented team of experienced industry professionals, you can be confident your transportation needs will be handled with the reliability, flexibility, and personal service needed for the ever-changing challenges of the river industry. From barge line and management services to boat sales and leasing to project consulting, our team at Heartland Barge promises professional, friendly service.



Heartland Barge Management, LLC provides barge line services, barge management, marine consulting, and marine equipment sales and leasing.

Heartland Barge Operations

Heartland has a proven track record of providing quality and cost effective freight transportation and logistic services to our customers. Industries we service include agriculture, energy, construction, manufacturing, and specialty or project cargoes.

Barge Management

We provide our clients an opportunity to invest in “hard” marine assets and leave the day-to-day operation and management of those assets to Heartland’s capable staff.

Equipment Sales

We offer brokerage services and support in the United States and throughout the world.

Marine Consulting provides

We provide professional guidance and our knowledge base to financial institutions, start-ups and companies purchasing marine services or operating marine assets.

Marine Equipment Leasing

Provides financial leases and short-term charters of Heartland owned assets to users of marine equipment.We provide financial leases and short-term charters of Heartland-owned assets to marine equipment users.

You can count on Heartland’s professional team to meet your needs with personable, reliable and flexible service.