Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is there a cost to register or sign up for PushBoat.com?
    No, there is not cost to register on the site.
  2. Do I have to pay to search for barges to add to my tow?
    There is no cost to search during the introductory period.
  3. Why do I have to register to search for barges to add to my tow?
    We give you a private Dashboard to manage your searches and results. You need to register so we can keep your searches and results separate from other users. Another benefit of registering is that you can ask us to send you email alerts when a barge that matches one of your searches comes into the system.
  4. Do I have to sign up or pay to list my barge?
    Yes, you have to register to use the system. There is no cost to list during the introductory period.
  5. How much does it cost to post/list a barge to find a tow?
    There is no cost to list during the introductory period.
  6. How do I contact barge owners/agents?
    The contact information is listed in your search results.
  7. How will a boat agent contact me to arrange the tow?
    They will use the contact information you entered when you registered.
  8. Is there a time limit for a barge posting?
    Barge postings are good for 30 days and may be renewed any number of times
  9. Is there a guarantee that I'll find a tow for my barge?
    PushBoat.com does not and cannot guarantee results since we do not control the many factors that govern whether or not a particular barge with a particular load, origin and destination will be picked up by a towboat.
  10. What geographic area is covered by PushBoat.com?
    PushBoat.com covers the entire United States waterway system.
  11. What devices does PushBoat.com run on?
    You can use PushBoat.com on any smartphone, tablet or computer that can use a web browser.