Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries (Details)

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Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2015
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2015
Dec. 31, 2015
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries $ 132,224   $ 132,224   $ 120,119
Net Income (Loss) (34,026) $ 16,405 (105,483) $ (9,997)  
Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest $ 5,777 $ 9,440 $ 16,665 1,920  
Illinois Corn Processing LLC [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries         22,272
Offshore Marine Services [Member] | Windcat Workboats Ltd. [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 25.00%   25.00%    
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries $ 5,730   $ 5,730   7,484
Assets, Net 22,900   22,900    
Net Income (Loss)     (3,600) 3,400  
Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest     (900)    
Offshore Marine Services [Member] | Other Offshore Marine Services Noncontrolling Interests [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries 265   265   470
Inland River Services [Member] | Other Inland River Services Noncontrolling Interests [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries $ 953   $ 953   1,146
Shipping Services [Member] | Sea-Vista [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 49.00%   49.00%    
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries $ 104,182   $ 104,182   88,290
Assets, Net $ 212,600   212,600    
Net Income (Loss)     $ 32,400 (9,600)  
Illinois Corn Processing LLC [Member] | Illinois Corn Processing LLC [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 30.00%   30.00%    
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries $ 20,942   $ 20,942    
Assets, Net 69,800   69,800    
Net Income (Loss)     6,600 19,400  
Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest     2,000 $ 5,800  
Other Segments [Member] | Other Noncontrolling Interests [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries $ 152   $ 152   $ 457
Minimum [Member] | Offshore Marine Services [Member] | Other Offshore Marine Services Noncontrolling Interests [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 1.80%   1.80%    
Minimum [Member] | Inland River Services [Member] | Other Inland River Services Noncontrolling Interests [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 3.00%   3.00%    
Minimum [Member] | Other Segments [Member] | Other Noncontrolling Interests [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 5.00%   5.00%    
Maximum [Member] | Offshore Marine Services [Member] | Other Offshore Marine Services Noncontrolling Interests [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 30.00%   30.00%    
Maximum [Member] | Inland River Services [Member] | Other Inland River Services Noncontrolling Interests [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 51.80%   51.80%    
Maximum [Member] | Other Segments [Member] | Other Noncontrolling Interests [Member]          
Noncontrolling Interests in Subsidiaries [Line Items]          
Noncontrolling Interest, Ownership Percentage by Noncontrolling Owners 14.60%   14.60%