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.