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EMMA NICOLE
Pictured as: the Innovator (Reinauer Transportation) Photo by: Ryan Silva

Built in 1992, by Goudy and Stevens Company of East Boothbay, Maine (hull #241) as the Innovator for F.F. O'Hara and Sons Incorporated of Seattle, Washington.

In 1992, the tug was chartered to F.J. O'Hara and sons Incorporated of East Boothbay, Maine. A subsidy of F.F. O'Hara and Sons Incorporated of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2008, she was acquired by the Reinauer Transportation Companies of Staten Island, New York. Where she retained her name.

In 2014, she was acquired by Sea Fuels Marine Services Incorporated of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Where she was renamed as the Emma Nicole.

She is a twin screw tug, rated at 900 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: EMMA NICOLE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 987306
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WBO9252
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 241
  • Ship Builder: GOUDY & STEVENS
  • Year Built: 25.9
  • Length: 25.9
  • Hailing Port: NEW BEDFORD, MA.
  • Hull Depth: 9
  • Hull Breadth: 16
  • Gross Tonnage: 31
  • Net Tonnage: 25
  • Owner:
    SEA FUELS MARINE SERVICES INC
    101 CO-OP WHARF
    NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    INNOVATOR, INNOVATOR
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    F.F. O'HARA & SONS, INC, FJ O'HARA & SONS INC, FJ O'HARA & SONS INC, REINAUER TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES LLC