Intelligent barging

JP Knight is a specialist river transport company, reliably delivering major tonnages on the most challenging of waterways. We are pioneers in maritime safety and have over 120 years’ experience in tug and barge operations. We are developing innovative ways to model and solve today’s complex logistic demands with a new approach: intelligent barging.

River transport

Since the days of steam, JP Knight has moved the World’s products and the Earth’s minerals by river. [more...]

From mine to river to sea

In the land of many waters, JP Knight delivered a total of 24 million tonnes of dried bauxite 120 miles downstream on the Berbice River. [more...]


In June 1892, James Percy Knight and Robert Jeffries set themselves up as seeking tug owners, aiming to tow barges and lighters on the River Thames. [more...]