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Company News

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New Website Launch

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our updated website, designed with you in mind. Explore our improved navigation, updated information, and user-friendly interface.

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Spring Schedule Updates 2024
Shipping Schedules

Spring & Summer Shipping Schedules

Our Spring Schedules for Southeast and Western & Central Alaska are now available on our website. Check out the latest updates to plan your marine transportation for the upcoming season.

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CDL Driver Job Opening with Samson Tug & Barge
Career Opportunities

Now Hiring Class A CDL Driver

Samson Tug and Barge is looking to hire a Class A CDL Driver in Valdez. This is a full-time seasonal position that may become a full-time benefited position with PTO and vacation pay.

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Alaskans Serving Alaskans

We take pride in serving our friends and neighbors.

We Are Competitive In Our Services

Offering weekly and bi-weekly schedules, and a complete range of barge and cargo hauling services, Samson is sure to be the best company for your business.

Services offered include barge service, interport connections, and charter and seasonal services.

Our History

With its beginnings in 1937, Samson Tug & Barge has a rich and interesting history that has always served Alaska.


As an Alaskan family-owned and operated business, our mission is to provide and operate a fully-integrated, inter-modal, Interstate Marine Freight Common Carrier to Alaskans.


Serving Alaska for almost 90 years, Samson is one of the best barge and cargo hauling services around. With our range of services and frequent shipping schedules, our customers can feel confident in our abilities.


Our values center around serving Alaskans. We value our customers and want them to feel secure knowing that we will get the job done.

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