We remember the old days like it was yesterday.


When you choose a towing company, you also need to have the people who care about your equipment as much or more than  you do.


J & J Marine has you covered.



Getting the latest technology at your job site can make a world of difference, from basic lifts to ground up  construction.

 Tug & Barge Service

floating crane service

ice breaking

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specialized towing & ship assist

As the demand for products get higher and higher, you have to find the most efficient ways to get the material moved.

J & J Marine has been one of the leading tug and barge companys  in Lake Erie, Detroit River, Lake St Clair and the St Clair River for over 40 years.

The key to our success has been our attention to detail from the start to finish of every project. We understand the importance of being on time and on budget.  But we always say, that no matter what  problem you have, we are ready to be part of the solution.


When you've been in business as long as we have and have faced the changes of the day-to-day world, you learn a few things. Or, in our case, more than a few. We not only have simple, ready-to-implement solutions for almost every problem, we have the patience for them too.  Bring us your issues, and our team would love to work with you to find the solution.

Having the right hands on the job makes a difference.


J & J Marine  has been clearing the way through heavy ice in the Detroit River and surrounding areas since the late 1970's.

When it's 30 below and  you're in the middle of the lake or river, there is no time for second best.

- tug & barge rental

-specialized  towing & ship assist

- floating crane service

- ice breaking

- dredging

- pile driving

- docks & lifts

- salvaging