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Samson Tug & Barge


Barge Lines

About Us

Samson Tug and Barge is an Alaskan owned and operated Interstate shipping company headquartered in Sitka. We take pride in serving our friends and neighbors here in Alaska. Most of our employees have a long history of working with Samson. We enjoy helping our customers be successful and we will be proud to serve you. You can count on our experience.

Samson offers the complete range of barge freight and cargo hauling services on a scheduled year-round basis to, from and throughout Alaska carrying seafood, construction materials, groceries, and general re-supply items.

Samson sails from Seattle bi-weekly and regularly ships cargo to the communities of Sitka, Cordova, Valdez, Fairbanks, Prudhoe Bay, Seward, Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, Kodiak, King Cove, and Dutch Harbor. Other ports are served on a seasonal or inducement basis.


Barge - Photo by Ian Jones
Breaking surf - Photo by Ian Jones
Brusco 101 with a Few APL Reefers
Pulling into Cordova - Photo by David Watkins
St Elias and Samson Mariner pulling into Dutch Harbor