Foertsch Group was started in the 1950s by Mason Foertsch, incorporated in 1967 and has extensive experience in heavy marine and civil contracting, including marine transloading, dredging, topside barge repair, contract marine towing and marine facility inspection. The company specializes in marine construction, with notable past experience installing new cells, dolphins and repair of existing infrastructure. The company is also the stevedore for Tell City River Port and Hoosier Southern Railroad and has a mobile stevedoring crew capable of transloading products anywhere on the inland river system.