Del Wilkins, Canal Barge Company Vice President of Northern Operations and Business Development, was appointed to the additional position of President of Illinois Marine Towing (IMT) in the summer of 2012. IMT is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canal Barge Company that provides towing, fleeting and shipyard services along the Illinois Waterway. The appointment to President formalizes Wilkins’ current role as the senior executive in charge of “CBC-North” operations, which include Illinois Marine Towing and Canal Terminal Company.
Del has extensive experience in the maritime industry, including operations and business development responsibilities with several major barge lines encompassing vessel and fleet operations, logistics management and the start-up of South American barge operations. He has provided oversight of CBC’s northern operations since 2007. CBC is proud of our growing northern business lines and we congratulate Del on his new appointment to President of IMT.