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Our Story

Two marsh excavators working side by side

Since 1969 Marsh Buggies, Inc. has been manufacturing state of the art amphibious equipment with an eye towards innovative design and unparalleled reliability. We pioneered the design and development of the marsh buggy and have earned a reputation for unmatched diversity of products and the highest standard of excellence for sales and rental equipment in the industry.

All of our products are custom built at our manufacturing facility in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. Our signature machines including the Marsh Buggy, Marsh Excavator, and Cargo Buggy are designed to meet specific needs and are delivered on time to meet your critical deadlines. We offer the largest selection of equipment and the most experienced staff of equipment professionals in the business. We hire only the most experienced fabrication professionals in the industry, and with quality control and safety standards that are second to none, you can be assured that our products are rugged, reliable and durable even in the harshest of conditions.

Marsh Buggies, Inc. understands the need for flexibility and versatility in today’s marketplace. That’s why we offer the services of an experienced design and engineering team who can take most conventional construction equipment and modify it with amphibious applications to meet specific project needs. We have the ability to manufacture amphibious undercarriages for any excavator brand up to 50 metric tons with either standard or extended-reach boom configurations. Our cargo carriers have robust payload capabilities, ranging from 2000-22,000 lbs. We can outfit our cargo carriers with almost any add-on, including cranes, fuel tanks, heliports, drill rigs, man lifts, soil boring rigs, dump bodies, water tanks, housing and much more!

Marsh Buggy Equipment

Our promise of quality goes even further with service after the sale, guaranteeing that your Marsh Buggy equipment is always up to the task. With a 2000 hour service plan and a 1-year warranty included with every purchase, our comprehensive protection ensures you will remain confident in your excavator or buggy’s reliability on any job. 

Marsh Excavator

Marsh equipment 2-Marsh Buggies, Inc.




Gross Weight:
38,000 lbs.
Net Weight:
21,000 lbs.
Maximum Payload:
17,000 lbs.

Overall Dimensions
Undercarriage Only

29’ long x 14’ wide x 5’ high (6’ between pontoons).

Marsh Buggy

Marsh equipment MB-251444




Gross Weight:
33,000 lbs.
Net Weight:
25,000 lbs.
Maximum Payload:
8,000 lbs.

Overall Dimensions

27’4” long X 14’ 8” wide x 8’ 4” high

Cargo Buggy

Cargo Buggy - Marsh equipment




Gross Weight:
72,000 lbs.
Net Weight:
50,000 lbs.
Maximum Payload:
22,000 lbs.

Overall Dimensions

34’ long x 19’ wide x 12’ 10” high (8’ between pontoons)


Marsh buggy excavator available for rental


Cost effective, custom built equipment designed for your complex needs and critical timelines in amphibious construction. Our Signature machines have the reliability and durability necessary for working in the world’s most demanding environments. See our lineup of signature machines.

Marsh buggy available rental


We provide complete rental service for all of our available excavators, Marsh Buggy, Swamp Buggy and Cargo Buggy machines. Our service department is expert at shop and field maintenance, so you can be assured the equipment you rent is up and running when you need it.

contracted marsh excavator in operation


Marsh Buggies provides extensive contracting services. Whether its marsh restoration, levee construction, pipeline work, power line work, dredging, boring or clearing, we can find a solution that is right for you. With our customized contracting solutions, we deliver where other companies simply cannot.

Our Promise

welder creating custom equipmentAt MBI, we’ve spent over 45 years developing our formula for success. We hire the best and most experienced professionals, we build and design to the highest standards of quality control, and we place customer satisfaction as our highest priority. Each and every business interaction we have with our customers is done with the utmost honesty and integrity.

Our dedication to our loyal customers and consistent, high quality equipment and services has led us to become one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive manufacturer in the amphibious machine industry. Our focus on safety and environmental responsibility in all of our field operations has helped us maintain a stellar safety record. MBI’s years of experience and vast knowledge allows us the confidence to tackle even the toughest jobs in swamps, mud marshes or any harsh terrain.

Above all, we value our loyal customers and invite you to join the ranks of our satisfied clients. We promise to do the job right, on time, and meet or exceed your expectations every step of the way, and that is what makes us a breed apart.