Beacon Finland names Rio Marine for U.S. service support

(RAUMA, Finland and HOUSTON) — Beacon Finland, a maritime-related firm engaged in naval architecture, marine engineering and equipment, has appointed Rio Marine to service its JAK-ATB coupling systems in the United States.
Tuija Horkko, Beacon Finland’s chairman, said Rio Marine will become the exclusive company to provide 24/7/365 service for its JAK coupling systems for the tug and barge industry.

Rio Marine, headquartered in Houston, Texas, was founded in 1929. Rio Marine will maintain an extensive inventory of JAK spare parts and will provide service that will include electrical, electronics, hydraulic and mechanical systems.

Rio Marine President Ronald Dansby said the company will open a new service center in Staten Island, N.Y., to support tugs and barges, as well as JAK systems along the U.S. East Coast.

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By Professional Mariner Staff