David Fennelly is chairman of Associated Terminals and Turn Services. The companies provide maritime services including stevedoring, logistics, terminal and Port operations, tow boats, fleeting and barge related services.
Mr. Fennelly became co-founder of Associated Terminals in 1991. The company began as a broker of stevedoring services on the Lower Mississippi River. The company leased its first floating crane in 1996 and then purchased two additional cranes in 1997.
Turn Services was acquired in 2004 with David becoming Chairman of the company. This expanded the Group's marine service offering to include towing and fleeting services.
The Associated Terminals and Turn Services Group of companies have grown into one of the premier providers of marine services in the Gulf South Region, with its primary concentration being the Lower Mississippi River from the mouth of the river up to and including Baton Rouge.
The Associated Group of companies has grown to encompass owning and/or operating the following locations, facilities and equipment:
• 14 midstream high capacity floating cranes
• Exclusive operator of the Port of St. Bernard Port
• Exclusive operator of The Port of South Louisiana's Globalplex intermodal terminal
• Private land-based terminal operations at numerous facilities
• 25 deep draft berths between mile 56 and mile 158
• A fleet of 27 push boats and towing vessels
• 4 fleeting and shifting and barge cleaning operations
• 12 crew boat passenger vessels
• A floating midstream grain elevator
• Intermodal terminal in Port Allen, LA
Presently, the companies employ in excess of 950 employees and transport and fleet tens of thousands of barge loads of cargo each year for customers across the United States and all over the world.
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