Harley Marine Services (HMS), a full service marine transportation provider
, has acquired certain offshore marine assets of Enterprise Marine Services LLC (EMS), a subsidiary of Enterprise Products Partners, L.P.
The acquisition includes 10 vessels to be used in current operations: six double hull petroleum barges and four tugboats. Harley Marine will also acquire the expertise and knowledge of current Enterprise employees associated with these assets, making the transition smooth and seamless as the vessels are incorporated into the Harley Marine fleet and adapt to the company's policies and procedures, the company said.
"Securing these assets supports our growth strategy and our focus on exceeding needs and expectations of our customers. The acquisition strengthens our market presence and allows us to grow with our customer's needs," said Harley Franco, Chairman and CEO of Harley Marine Services