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TERESA
Pictured as: the Teresa (Penn Maritime Incorporated) Photo by: Foggy

Built in 1997, by Moss Point Marine Incorporated of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #133) as the Teresa for Penn Maritime Incorporated of Stamford, Connecticut.

Powered by two, sixteen cylinder, EMD 16-645F7 diesel engines. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated 7,010 horsepower.

Outfitted with an INTERcon coupler system. The Teresa is "married" with the 430(ft), by 76(ft) by 36(ft), double hulled, 115,000(bbl) barge, the Acadia. That was constructed simultaneously in 1997, by Gretna Machine and Iron Works of Harvey, Louisiana for Penn Maritime Incorporated.

Her electrical service is provided by two 99kW generator sets. With a third, 99kW, auxillary, generator set. The tug's capacities are 148,993 gallons of fuel, 64,458 gallons of ballast, and 8,453 gallons of water.

In 2012, Penn Maritime Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.


  • Vessel Name: TERESA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 01056534
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 09175016
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCX6417
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 133
  • Ship Builder: MOSS POINT MARINE INC
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Length: 121.6
  • Hailing Port: PHILADELPHIA, PA.
  • Hull Depth: 20.4
  • Hull Breadth: 38
  • Gross Tonnage: 245
  • Net Tonnage: 166
  • Owner:
    PENN MARITIME INC
    55 WAUGH DRIVE SUITE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    PENN ATB INC., PENN ATB INC., PENN MARITIME INC, PENN MARITIME INC, PENN MARITIME INC, PENN MARITIME INC, PENN MARITIME INC