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ANDREW K.
Pictured as: Andrew K. (Bay Houston) Photo by: Tord Avsnes Saele

Built in 1990, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #387) as the Andrew K. for the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

Along with the Suderman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas. The Bay Houston Towing Company is part of a combined operating company, the G and H Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

In 2011, the G and H Towing Company became part of a joint venture between the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Serving the Cameron LNG facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Powered by two, sixteen cylinder, EMD 16-645 diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears, turning two bronze, fixed pitch, propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 3,900 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 75kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 45,437 gallons of fuel.


  • Vessel Name: ANDREW K.
  • USCG Doc. No.: 9640500
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 88351260
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WAO2822
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 387
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS
  • Year Built: 1990
  • Length: 87
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 13.1
  • Hull Breadth: 34.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 159
  • Net Tonnage: 99
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BAY HOUSTON TOWING CO