ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Waterways Operators (AWO), which represents the U.S. tugboat and barge industry – the largest segment of our nation's maritime industry – is proud to endorse New Hampshire's Sen. Kelly Ayotte for a second term in the United States Senate. Throughout her first term, Sen. Ayotte has distinguished herself as a vocal defender of American jobs, American industry and American security. She has worked tirelessly to enact legislation and promote policies that will ensure high-quality jobs for American mariners and the continued ability of the maritime industry to contribute to the economic security, homeland security and national security of our country. Sen. Ayotte has always been in our corner, and now we are pleased to stand by her side in 2016.
The American Waterways Operators is the national trade association representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, which operates on the rivers, the Great Lakes, and along the coasts and in the harbors of the United States. Barge transportation serves the nation as the safest, most environmentally friendly and most economical mode of freight transportation. For more information about AWO, please visit www.americanwaterways.com.
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SOURCE American Waterways Operators