About Our Operations
Cooper/T. Smith is one of America’s oldest and largest stevedoring and maritime related firms with operations encompassing thirty-eight ports.

With facilities on all three U.S. coasts and foreign operations in Brazil and Mexico, the company also maintains ownership in numerous satellite companies, complementing the multi-faceted maritime objectives. Cooper/T. Smith headquarters is located in Mobile, Alabama.

Cooper/T. Smith is a progressive and innovative organization employing thousands worldwide. Its subsidiaries include warehousing, terminal operations, tugboats, push boats, barging, barge fleeting, floating terminals, logistics, marine & timberlands, vessel repair and restaurants.
Stevedoring

Cooper/T.Smith’s ability to handle all types of cargo has put us far ahead of the competition. With state-of-the-art equipment and automation...
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Logistics

Cooper/T.Smith's logistics companies offer the knowledge, expertise and transportation network to provide supply chain management and...
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Tugboats

The strengths of Cooper/T.Smith’s tug and push boat operations extend past the water’s edge to include over half a century of customer...
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Barge Services

The Cooper Group of companies offers a diverse range of fleeting and barge service capabilities along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico....
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Terminal Operations

Cooper/T.Smith affiliates provide terminal (receiving and delivery of cargo, weighing, sorting, clerking and sampling) services for break bulk...
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Forestry Services

In the tradition of all Cooper companies, Cooper Marine & Timberlands has utilized strength to build one of the largest forest...
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Shipyard/Fabrication

The Cooper Group provides shipyard facilities and vessel repair and fabrication through Blakeley Boatworks, Cooper/Wilkins Welding & Machine Co. and Southeastern Propeller Services...
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Restaurants

In 1997, Cooper/T.Smith acquired the Ruth’s Chris Steak House franchise in Mobile, Alabama and subsequently went on to open...
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