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TITAN
Pictured as: the Titan (SeaBulk) Photo by: Greg Bedsole

Built in 1977, by the Chromalloy American Corporation of Houston, Texas (hull #113) as the Titan for the Chromalloy American Corporation of St. Louis, Missouri.

The founders of Sabine merged the company with the Chromalloy American Corporation of St. Louis, Missouri in 1967. Chromalloy was later acquired in the mid 1980's by the Sequa Corporation of New York. Sabine was then acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas in 1992. In 1998, the Sabine ships, tugs, and property in Port Arthur were acquired by two buyers. Hvide Marine, Incorporated of Tampa, Florida and Stickle Enterprises of Iowa.

The Titan was acquired by Hvide Marine where she retained her name. Hvide Marine was acquired by SeaBulk Towing Services, Incorporated of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by EMD 16-645-E2 rated at 1,950BHP each at 900RPMs, at a 2.5:1 ratio. Turning two four bladed 86(in) diameter stainless steel propellers with a 56(in) pitch for a rated 3,500 horsepower.

The tug's capacities are 40,000 gallons of fuel oil, 700 gallons of lube and hydraulic oil, and 14,700 gallons of potable water. Her elctrical service is provided by two 60kW generators driven by two Detroit Diesel 6-71N diesel engines.


  • Vessel Name: TITAN
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0587625
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 08227537
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD7142
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 113
  • Ship Builder: CHROMALLOY AMERICAN CORP
  • Year Built: 1977
  • Length: 95.7
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 12.4
  • Hull Breadth: 30.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 182
  • Net Tonnage: 124
  • Owner:
    SEABULK TOWING SERVICES INC
    2200 ELLER DRIVE PO BOX 13038
    FT LAUDERDALE, FL 33316
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Chromalloy American Corporation, Sequa Corporation, Kirby Corporation, Hvide Marine, SEABULK TOWING SERVICES INC