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O.J. CENAC (2002)
Pictured as: the Copper Mountain (Apex Oil Company) Photo by: Fred Miller II

Built in 2002, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #413) as the O.J. Cenac for the Cenac Towing Company of Houma, Louisiana.

In 2008, the tug was acquired by Teppco Marine Services of Houma, Louisiana. Where she retained her name.

In 2009, she was acquired by Enterprise Marine Services of San Antonio, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the O.J.

In 2015, she was acquired by the Apex Oil Company of St. Louis, Missouri. Where the tug was renamed as the Copper Mountain.

In 2015, Harley Marine Services Incorporated of Seattle, Washington. Was contracted to manage, crew, and operate the vessel.

In 2018, the Poling-Cutler Marine Transportation Company of Freehold, New Jersey. Was contracted to manage, crew, and operate the vessel.

Powered by three, Cummins QSK60 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG 5321 DC reduction gears, at a ratio of 7:1. Turning three, 74(in) by 60(in), four bladed, fixed pitch, propellers. She is a triple screw tug, rated at 6,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, Tier III compliant, 132kW Cummins BTA5 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 102,400 gallons of fuel, 1,465 gallons of lube oil, and 20,500 gallons of water.

The towing equipment consists of an air over hydraulic, single drum, towing winch.


  • Vessel Name: O.J. CENAC (2002)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1136328
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8976607
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDF2428
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 413
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS, INC
  • Year Built: 2002
  • Length: 115.8
  • Hailing Port: ST LOUIS, MO.
  • Hull Depth: 14
  • Hull Breadth: 38
  • Gross Tonnage: 183
  • Net Tonnage: 128
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    O J CENAC, O J CENAC, O J
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    CENAC TOWING CO INC, TEPPCO MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC, OCEAN APEX T & B LLC