//Business Spotlight: Marathon Marine Transport

Business Spotlight: Marathon Marine Transport

2018-11-20T12:30:32+00:00November 20th, 2018|


Located in Boyd County, Marathon Marine Transport is a leader in the transportation and logistics industry. MPLX’s Marine operations include 20 owned towboats and more than 240 owned/leased barges. These vessels transport refined products and crude oil on the Ohio, Mississippi and Illinois rivers and their tributaries and inter-coastal waterways. Their marine repair facility is a full-service shipyard located on the Ohio River adjacent to Marathon’s Catlettsburg refinery and employs 520 full-time staff.

Marathon partners with KCC-Tenco for recruiting assistance in the form of job postings and social media marketing efforts, and several employees received WIOA scholarships funds to attend industrial programs at ACTC prior to joining Marathon. MPLX is a wonderful regional corporate citizen and HR Manager Chet Smith is the immediate past chairman of the Tenco Workforce Development Board. Several great career options exist within the MPLX and those can be accessed anytime at

Marathon Marine