Located in Escanaba, Michigan, on Little Bay de Noc, Basic Towing provides towing services across the Great Lakes, and has the capability to carry heavy lift cargoes with their barge BMI-192. The company also has a small shipyard at their Escanaba site, including a floating drydock. They also provide icebreaking and escort services around the Bay of Green Bay, including on the Menominee River. They keep a fleet of old, inactive tugs and other vessels in their Escanaba yard as part sources.
*denotes currently inactive tugs