Argosy Barge Lines, LLC of Bellaire, Texas, accepted the MADELAINE-D 2502 as the newest addition to their fleet in March 2013. This ABS Classed deck barge was built by Sterling Shipyard of Port Neches, Texas, The barge was designed by Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) of Bristol, Rhode Island, and construction of the vessel was overseen by BHGI’s sister company, The Shearer Group, Inc., of Houston, Texas.