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Chesapeake Coast (Main Iron Works)

"Built in 2012, by Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana (hull #432) as the Chesapeake Coast for the Dann Marine Towing Company of Chesapeake City, Maryland. 

Designed by Naval Architect, Frank Basile of Entech and Associates of Houma, Louisiana for the Dann Marine Towing Company . She was the first of a series of two sea going vessels, that where also outfitted for inland pushing" (Read More)


Discovery Coast (Main Iron Works)

"DISCOVERY COAST is a Tug boat built in 2012 by MAIN IRON WORKS - HOUMA LA, U.S.A.. Currently sailing under the flag of United States (USA). Formerly also known as KIVGS POINT. It's gross tonnage is 412 tons." (Read More)


Cameron (Harley Marine) 

"Built in 2010, by Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana (hull #429) as the Cameron Cenac for the Cenac Towing Company Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana. In 2011, the tug was acquired by Enterprise Marine Services Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Cameron. In 2015, the tug was acquired by Harley Marine Services Incorporated of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name. In 2016, Harley Marine Services added an upper wheelhouse to the tug." (Read More)

Atlantic Bear (Irving Shipbuilding)

"Tugs at work, tug at rest - Harbour tugs get to work in all kinds of weather from hot to cold, wet to dry, calm to windy, but the worst must be the frigid winters when spray freezes to steel. This morning, although the wind had died down, the air temperature was still minus 13C and there were still traces of sea smoke as Atlantic Oakand Atlantic Bear were called out to assist the tanker Silia T to anchor in Bedford Basin.[see also Shipfax] Harbour regulations require that ships of this size use two tugs to transit the Narrows, one forward and one as tethered stern escort." (Read More)

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