Intracoastal Waterway

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In·tra·coas·tal Waterway

 (ĭn′trə-kōs′təl)
A system of artificial and natural channels and canals along the eastern and southeast coasts of the United States. It includes the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and affords sheltered passage for commercial and pleasure craft.

Intracoastal Waterway

(ˌɪntrəˈkəʊstəl)
n
(Placename) short for Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

In′tra•coast′al Wa′terway

(ˈɪn trəˈkoʊ stəl, ˌɪn-)
n.
a system of canals and naturally sheltered bays and channels, extending 2666 mi. (4300 km) along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the U.S.: maintained to protect small craft from the open sea.
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Settoon has an employee base of about 500 people and its main business is transporting liquids for the oil and gas industry in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway system and Mississippi River.
Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems.
Enterprise is a large partnerships and a provider of midstream energy services in North America, to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals, primarily on the US inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems.