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Members of the Ingram Marine Group family gathered March 7 at the company’s Triangle Fleet in Reserve, La., to celebrate the christening of three new towboats from Houma, La.-based Main Iron Works. The mvs. Patrick L. Morton, Teresa Sprouse and Gary L. Holman are the sixth, seventh and eighth vessels in a 10-boat series Main Iron Works is building for Ingram.

The Patrick L. Morton is named for Ingram’s associate vice president of logistics and customer service, while the Sprouse and Holman honor the company’s associate vice president of financial planning, analysis and reporting and its vice president of barge maintenance, respectively.

“Patrick, Teresa and Gary have nearly 100 years of combined experience, and their longevity and depth of experience are amazing examples of ‘the Ingram Way,’” Orrin Ingram, chairman of Ingram Marine Group and CEO of Ingram Industries, said at the christening ceremony. “They have all made such significant contributions over their time with us. They have tremendous work ethic, treat others with respect and are terrific leaders. Each is absolutely deserving of this recognition, and I’m proud to celebrate with them and their loved ones today.”

“Christening a vessel is one of the highest honors we can bestow, and Patrick, Teresa and Gary have each earned this special distinction,” Ingram Marine Group President and CEO John Roberts said. “All three are highly respected by their peers professionally and in their communities outside of work. Not only have they seen great success in their own careers, they have supported and mentored many others along the way. The christenings of these vessels is well deserved.”

To read the full article, visit: https://www.waterwaysjournal.net/2024/03/22/ingram-christens-trio-of-boats-from-main-iron-works/

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