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ALIX ANNE ECKSTEIN
Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1993, by Avondale Industries Incorporated of Westwego, Louisiana (hull #108) as the Alix Anne Eckstein for the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Caterpillar 3612 diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.75:1. Turning two, Avdl, 115(in) by 127.17(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at. 7,400 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, Caterpillar 3306 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 124,872 gallons of fuel, and 1,000 gallons of lube oil.


  • Vessel Name: ALIX ANNE ECKSTEIN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 996188
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDH6446
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 108
  • Ship Builder: AVONDALE INDUSTRIES INC
  • Year Built: 1993
  • Length: 158.6
  • Hailing Port: ST. LOUIS, MO.
  • Hull Depth: 11.5
  • Hull Breadth: 45
  • Gross Tonnage: 994
  • Net Tonnage: 298
  • Owner:
    MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC
    150 BALLARD CIRCLE
    PADUCAH, KY 42001
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    IOWA FLEETING SERVICE INC, MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LLC