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ORANGE

Built in 2011, by Hope Services Incorporated of DuLac, Louisiana (hull #177) as the Orange Higman Barge Lines Incorporated of Houston, Texas.

In 2018, Higman Barge Lines Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA38-M2 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.18:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ORANGE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1235824
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF9509
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 177
  • Ship Builder: Hope Services, Inc.
  • Year Built: 2011
  • Length: 78
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 177
  • Net Tonnage: 142
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    HOPE SERVICES INC, HIGMAN BARGE LINES INC