Basic Towing, Inc.
The Basic Towing Barge & Tug Fleet
The tug Nickelena, below: 103′ x 29′ x16′, 199 GT, 2000 HP.
Both tugs have towing machines, bow thrusters and deck cranes and are ABS certified.
Basic Towing Services
Basic Towing has extensive experience with ice breaking, launch assistance and specialty hauls. We have beach loading capability and are able to supply heavy lift equipment to load and unload at customers docks.
We also offer loading and unloading, roll on and roll off services at our Escanaba and Menominee, Michigan locations, which are both on the Bay of Green Bay.
We make our facililities available for use with customer- supplied heavy lift equipmnet, if needed.
The Basic Towing Advantage
Range of Service Area:
From our 38 acres of waterfront property in the naturally protected harbor of northern Michigan’s Little Bay de Noc, we service customers ranging from Nova Scotia to the West Coast and all points between. Our routes cross the Great Lakes; south to the Gulf of Mexico via the Illinois and Mississpi waterways; and to the East Coast via the St. Lawrence Seaway or Erie Canal.
Beyond Cost Considerations: We know that price is a primary consideration in moving from point A to point B. We take pride in covering all the bases beyond.
- Reliable, dependable, on-time service
- We stand by our quotes, no hidden costs
- Wide – ranging experience
- Availability of equipment
- ABS certifed barges and tugs
- Equipment: well-maintained, with our new barge added in 200
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