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Ship With ACL At ACL, our focus is our customers. Just as we navigate changing river conditions, we anticipate and meet our customers' evolving needs with complete supply chain solutions. We are committed to providing the highest quality services and products, significant savings and a more sustainable course for the future. Read More   Safety Is Our Priority Safety is the first of ACL's core values and our number one operating priority. We are committed to the safety of people, the environment, and our customers' cargoes. We are proud to lead the industry in safety performance and diligent in pursuing continuous improvement to reach our goal of zero injuries and incidents. Read More   Environmental Stewardship Protection of the environment is one of ACL's operating priorities. We are committed to achieving environmental excellence with an environmental management system that includes pollution prevention, energy and resource conservation, environmental audits, training, and community education. Read More  

Welcome to ACL

American Commercial LInes (ACL) began in 1915 as a coal moving business on the Kentucky River and has grown, over the years, into one of the largest and most diversified marine transportation and manufacturing companies in the country.  We are proud to provide the most economical, safest, and greenest mode of transportation as part of our complete supply chain solutions.  We are committed to meeting the evolving needs of our customers and to being good stewards of our environment, and safety is always our priority.  These are a few of the many compelling reasons to Follow the River with ACL. 

Today's River Conditions

At ACL, we strive to keep our customers informed on current conditions throughout the river systems.  For your daily update on river conditions, simply click the link below.

Today's River Conditions

ACL News American Commercial Lines presented its annual Marine Environmental Stewardship Award to customers, which combined handled over two billion gallons of chemicals, petroleum products, and other liquid cargoes with ACL in 2013, at a luncheon in their honor on July 16, 2014 in Houston, TX. Read More