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RANDY ECKSTEIN
Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 2004, by Quality Shipyards Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #1243) as the Randy Eckstein for the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Caterpillar 3508 diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.947:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: RANDY ECKSTEIN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1164181
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8991009
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2803
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1243
  • Ship Builder: QUALITY SHIPYARDS LLC
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Length: 74
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 74
  • Hull Breadth: 9.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 155
  • Net Tonnage: 124
  • Owner:
    MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY GULF INLAND LLC
    5525 MOUNES STREET
    HARAHAN, LA 70123
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    ECKSTEIN MARINE SERVICE LLC, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY GULF-INLAND LLC