Water Marine Service, Inc. was founded in 1989 by Hugh
(Tim) Chapman, and is still family owned and operated.
We currently own and operate 15 boats and 33 barges.
With this equipment we provide a wide variety of marine
transportation services through out the Gulf Coast of
Texas and Louisiana.
We are a member of the American Waterways Operators and
remain certified by the Responsible Carrier Program. We
provide reliable and safe services to our customers with
the help of our experienced and dedicated employees.
Our office and repair facilities are located in
Ingleside, Texas at mile 538 on the Gulf Intercoastal
Water Way. We have our own in house mechanicís shop and
employ five full time mechanics. We also own and operate
a full service ship yard,
Mile 533 Marine Ways, Inc.
This centralization of our repair and maintenance
facilities allows us to minimize down time for
maintenance and repairs.
Our new company headquarters are located at M 538 on the ICW in Ingleside, TX.
We have purchased and renovated the former Raymond Dugat Company property.
This property is 11.5 acres with over 1,500 feet of bulkheaded dock located adjacent to the ICW including a large mechanics shop and office.
We also plan to keep our dock space in Rockport to better serve all our customerís needs.