About Us

Commercial Maritime Transportation Services

When it comes to inland towing, look no further than Hard's Marine Service, LTD. We specialize in maritime transportation services. Our company has served the inland waterway for more than 30 years. Our goal is to grow and continuously improve as an inland marine transportation company. If it's marine related, we have the equipment and personnel to handle the job.

Our Background

Hard's Marine Service has been serving the Gulf Coast area since 1982. HMS currently employees over 60 people, operates 10 tugboats, 4 specialty barges, and an operations center centrally located in the Houston, Galveston, Texas City area.

Our Facilities

Hard's Marine Service has a water front operations facility consisting of 250 linear feet of bulk headed dock space with a full concrete driveway to the water’s edge, a 5000-sq ft secure warehouse for storing equipment and supplies, and an onsite operations center housing management personnel.

Our Capabilities

Hard's Marine Service has the capabilities to serve its customers in almost any potential situation or need. Whether it is moving inland barges along the Gulf Coast from one end of the Intracoastal Waterway to the other or supplying chandler services or store gangs to assist deep draft vessels with stores and supplies or changing out anchor and/or chain, Hard’s Marine is there to get the job done for you.