Company History
 
Progressive Barge Line, Inc. is a family owned and operated business which has experienced growth for over a century and provided quality servie as well.
 
1974 Rebel Enterprises, Inc
  • Majority woman owned (Doris Boffone)
  • A shore tankerman service
  • Worked for National Marine Service, Inc.
1977 Liberty Towing Co., Inc.
  • Majority woman owned (Doris Boffone. Jr. & Blanche Buffone)
  • Purchased first vessel
  • Worked for National Marine Service, Inc and Hollywood Marine, Inc. in the bunker business.
1978 Progressive Barge Line, Inc.
  • Majority woman owned until 1996 (Doris Boffone. Jr. & Blanche Buffone)
  • Purchased first barge
  • Entered Bunker service in the port of NOLA contracted to British Petroleum.
1999 The goal of 100% double-skinned barge fleet is reached.
 
2007 SECOND GENERATION OWNERS: Warren Buffone &  Terry Boffone
 
2013 Progressive Barge Line, Inc. compiles a comprehensive equipment list.  Click here to view.
 

   

 

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