Willkie Advises United Maritime Group in the Sale of its Barge Transportation Subsidiary

April 23, 2012

United Maritime Group, LLC announces agreement to sell U.S. United Barge Line, LLC to Ingram Barge Company.

On April 19, Willkie client United Maritime Group, LLC (UMG), announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell U.S. United Barge Line, LLC, its wholly owned barge transportation subsidiary, to Ingram Barge Company. Based in Tampa, Fla., UMG is an integrated transportation company focused on serving the domestic and export coal and petroleum coke markets. Subsidiaries of UMG operate businesses in the dry bulk transportation and logistics industry. Ingram Barge Company is a subsidiary of Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc., one of the country’s largest privately held companies. The deal was handled by partners Russell Leaf, William Dye, Cristopher Greer and Henry Cohn;  special counsel David Park and Jonathan Konoff, and associates Peter Agnetti, Delano Ladd, Howard Block, Hania Masud, Tyler Ladner, Jason Ertel, Jordan Messinger, Jennifer Long and Nicholas Chiuchiolo.