TECO Energy's TECO Transport subsidiary has unveiled new identities for its three subsidiaries: TECO Barge Line (formerly Mid-South Towing
) Based in Metropolis, Illinois, this full-service river barge line transports dry bulk and break products on the inland waterway system; TECO Ocean Shipping (formerly Gulfcoast Transit)
Based in Tampa, Florida, this business handles all of TECO Transport's global blue water transportation
activities. It is the largest dry bulk ocean transport company
operating under the U.S. flag; and TECO Bulk Terminal (formerly Electro-Coal Transfer
Based in Davant, La., this terminal and storage transfer operation handles bulk commodities at the mouth of the Mississippi River, including coal, petroleum coke, phosphate and iron ore.
TECO Transport President Jeff Rankin said that because of its diversity of subsidiaries, TECO Transport is the only U.S. company capable of moving bulk products from source to point-of-use.