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BOLIVAR POINT
Pictured as: the Bolivar Point (Higman Barge Lines) Photo by: Sam Draye

Built in 2006, by Hope Services Incorporated of DuLac, Louisiana (hull #157) as the Bolivar Point for Higman Barge Lines Incorporated Houston, Texas.

In 2018, Higman Barge Lines Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA38-M0 diesel engines. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BOLIVAR POINT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1194288
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD5224
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 157
  • Ship Builder: Hope Services, Inc.
  • Year Built: 2006
  • Length: 72
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 30
  • Gross Tonnage: 144
  • Net Tonnage: 115
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    MARYLAND MARINE INC, HIGMAN BARGE LINES INC