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Kirby Corporation (KEX)

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Kirby Corporation
55 Waugh Drive
Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77007
United States - Map
Phone: 713-435-1000
Fax: 713-435-1010

Index Membership:N/A
Full Time Employees:4,575

Business Summary 

Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services primarily in the United States. Its Marine Transportation segment provides transportation services for the inland and coastal markets. This segment transports petrochemicals, refined petroleum products, black oil products, and agricultural chemicals by tank barges; and is involved in the coastal transportation of dry-bulk cargoes. As of February 21, 2014, this segment owned or operated 861 inland tank barges, 253 inland towboats, 72 coastal tank barges, 76 coastal tugboats, 8 offshore dry-cargo barge and tugboat units, and 1 docking tugboat. The company’s Diesel Engine Services segment sells replacement parts; and provides service mechanics to overhaul and repair medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, reduction gears, pumps, and compression products; maintains facilities to rebuild component parts or entire medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, and entire reduction gears; and manufactures oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping units. This segment serves inland and offshore barge operators, oilfield service companies, oil and gas operators and producers, compression companies, offshore fishing companies, marine, and on-highway transportation companies, as well as the United States Coast Guard, the United States Navy, and power generation, nuclear, and industrial companies. The company was formerly known as Kirby Exploration Company, Inc. and changed its name to Kirby Corporation in 1990. Kirby Corporation was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Corporate Governance 
Kirby Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2014 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 9.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Joseph H. Pyne , 66
Exec. Chairman and Member of Exec. Committee
Mr. David W. Grzebinski C.F.A., 53
Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. William G. Ivey , 70
Pres of Kirby Inland Marine - LP and Pres of Marine Transportation Group
Mr. James F. Farley , 62
Pres of Kirby Offshore Marine - LLC
Mr. C. Andrew Smith , 43
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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