Corporate Overview

Headquartered in Edison, New Jersey, U.S. Shipping Corp is a leading provider of long-haul marine transportation for petroleum and chemical cargoes in the U.S. coastwise trade, operating under the Jones Act.


The company was founded in 2002 as a provider of marine transportation services for a major oil company and a major chemical company. Over the years, we have grown significantly, received consistent recognition as a leader in safety and environmental stewardship, and established a reputation for quality and reliability.

Today, U.S. Shipping serves numerous leaders in the oil and chemical industries, commodity trading companies, and logistics solutions providers. Operating a fleet of six U.S.-flagged vessels, including one highly sophisticated parcel tanker, one product tanker, and four state-of-the-art articulated tug barges (ATB), we transport refined petroleum products, petroleum, petrochemicals, and commodity chemicals throughout the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts and to Puerto Rico with service capabilities extending to the Caribbean, the U.S. West Coast, and Hawaii.

The power behind the company’s success is our people. Our highly skilled and experienced vessel crews, shoreside support personnel, and management team are dedicated to our mission of providing the highest quality marine transportation services and innovative solutions with the safety of our crews and our customers’ cargoes and protection of the environment as our highest priorities.

U.S. Shipping is a member of the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA), the American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the National Safety Council for Waterborne Transportation, and the Marine Exchange for Puget Sound and the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay.