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HERCULES
Pictured as the: Noydena (Brusco Tug and Barge) Photo by: Kurt Redd

Built in 2019, Diversified Marine Shipyard Incorporated of Portland, Oregon (hull #41) as the Artemis for the Brusco Tug and Barge Company of Longview, Washington.

In 2019, prior to completion, the Brusco Tug and Barge Company renamed the tug as the Noydena.

In 2020, the tug was chartered by Crowley Maritime Incorporated of San Francisco, California. Where she was renamed as the Hercules.

Powered by two, Tier IV compliant, Caterpillar 3512E diesel engines. With Rolls-Royce z-drives, she is a twin screw tractor tug, rated at 6,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 129kW, Tier III compliant, Caterpillar generator sets. Driven by two, Caterpillar C7.1 diesel engines.

The towing equipment consists of a Markey, DEPC-52, render-recover, winch mounted on the bow.


  • Vessel Name: HERCULES
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1300138
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDL5002
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 41
  • Ship Builder: DIVERSIFIED MARINE INC
  • Year Built: 2019
  • Length: 77
  • Hailing Port: SEATTLE, WA.
  • Hull Depth: 14
  • Hull Breadth: 40
  • Gross Tonnage: 290
  • Net Tonnage: 232
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    ARTEMIS, NOYDENA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Diversified Marine Inc.