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OUIZEE

Built in 2019 by John Bludworth Shipyard of Corpus Christi, Texas as the Ouizee (hull #165) for Maritime Partners, LLC of Metairie, Louisiana.

The vessel is named after Louise Brooks, the mother of MP co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Bick Brooks.

Powered by two Tier III Cummins QSK38M1 diesel engines. With Reintjes WAF 665 reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.95:1. Turning two, 82(in), four bladed propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,600 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 99kW, Cummins generator sets. The tug's capacities are 38,143 gallons of fuel, 350 gallons of lube oil, 14,367 gallons of water, 150 gallons of gear oil, and 100 gallons of hydraulic oil.


  • Vessel Name: OUIZEE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1298417
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 165
  • Ship Builder: JOHN BLUDWORTH SHIPYARD, LLC
  • Year Built: 2019
  • Length: 84
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS
  • Hull Depth: 11
  • Hull Breadth: 32
  • Gross Tonnage: 279
  • Net Tonnage: 226