Andrie Enters Partnership with U.S. Venture, Inc.

MUSKEGON, Michigan – Effective June 23, 2011, Andrie Inc. entered into a contract with U.S. Venture, Inc. of Appleton, Wisconsin to operate and manage the Tug Michigan and Barge Great Lakes for U.S. Oil, a division of U.S. Venture.

Both vessels were built in 1982 at Bay ShipBuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and are capable of year round service. With a length of 414 feet and width of 60 feet, the barge will carry approximately 60,000 barrels of refined products, such as various grades of gasoline and diesel fuel, from Green Bay, Wisconsin to select ports on the Great Lakes.

U.S. Venture, Inc. is an independent, family-owned business headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin.  They distribute and market petroleum products, automotive aftermarket products and lubricants in the United States.

“We are looking forward to our new relationship with U.S. Venture and are excited to add the Michigan and Great Lakes to our current fleet”, said Stan Andrie, President of Andrie Inc.

For more information contact Stan Andrie at ( or call (231) 332-9227.