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We are saddened to announce the loss of a dear husband, father, friend, and colleague, Mr. Terry “Jimmy” Dyke.

Terry was a staple among both Rio Marine in the 15+ years that he worked within the company and the entire Marine Community as a whole.

Terry was the first one to the office every morning, the first to welcome each person into the office, and the first to answer to help anyone, both professionally and personally.

He was an incredible friend to many, and will be missed by all who knew him.


We mourn the loss of an incredible husband, father, friend and coworker, Tony Sansing.


Tony was a pillar in the industry for over 40 years. 


He was well known and well loved. 


Tony came into work each day, stopping at every office with a smile, to see how every person was doing. 


He was a teacher and mentor to many. 


He was a friend to all and will be greatly missed here at Rio Marine.


Beacon Finland Appoints Rio Marine for US Support

Beacon Finland, a maritime-related firm engaged in naval architecture, marine engineering and equipment, has appointed Rio Marine to service its JAK-ATB coupling systems in the U.S. Tuija Horkko, Beacon Finland’s Chairman, said Rio Marine will become the exclusive company to provide 24/7/365 service for its JAK coupling systems for the tug/barge industry.

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Rio Controls & Hydraulics Steering System featured in The Waterways Journal

From the July 14, 2014 issue of The Waterways Journal
By David Murray

For a brand-new company, Rio Controls & Hydraulics is moving aggressively to make its mark on the inland waterways. Formed only last year, it has developed a patent-pending steering and propulision-control system for towboats that operates on totally new principles, promising to deliver significant increases in longevity and to save time in calibrating steering. It also develops and markets alarm and propulsion-control systems. 

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Rio Controls & Hydraulics Engineers New Steering System

From MarineLink.com, 4/16/2014

Rio Controls & Hydraulics (RCH) said it has developed a new marine steering system by modifying existing inductive sensors used in the oil and gas industry to reach a design that the company said will provide accurate and longer lasting sensor command and feedback signals.

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