BlueWater Marine Transport buys Atlanta company

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Fort Lauderdale-based BlueWater Marine Transport recently acquired Morgan Marine Transportation of Atlanta in a move that will expand the company's customer service capabilities.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

With a larger fleet and the addition of more specialized equipment, the company said it will increase the number and the size of vessels it can ship.

"Morgan Marine is a highly respected player in the marine transportation field," Bluewater president Matt Amata said in a statement. "Their transportation service offerings complement BlueWater's and we look forward to continuing to offer the highest-quality vessel transportation domestically and internationally. Morgan Marine shares the same commitment to customer service that we do."

Amata will be president of BlueWater and Lisa Bauer will continue as general manager of the expanded company.

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