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BILL

Built in 1980, by Albert Ortis Boat Building of Krotz Springs, Louisiana (hull #43) as the Fuel Hustler for Petroleum Products Incorporated of Metairie, Louisiana.

In 1986, the tug was acquired by the Tesoro Petroleum Distributing Company of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where she retained her name.

In 1989, she was acquired by the Cenac Towing Company Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Bill Cenac.

In 2008, the tug was acquired by Teppco Marine Services of San Antonio, Texas. 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 Bill.

In 2011, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.

In 2014, she was acquired by Diversified Environmental Services Incorporated of Tampa, Florida. Where the tug was renamed as the Cindy E.

Powered by two, Lugger L6140 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.5:1. She is twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 1,160 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: BILL
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0642933
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDF2415
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 43
  • Ship Builder: ALBERT ORTIS BOAT BLDG.
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Length: 56.5
  • Hailing Port: TAMPA, FL.
  • Hull Depth: 9.1
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 95
  • Net Tonnage: 76
  • Owner:
    DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC
    1201 N 22ND ST.
    TAMPA, FL 33605
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Fuel Hustler, BILL CENAC, BILL CENAC, BILL, BILL
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Petroleum Products, Inc., Tesoro Petroleum Distributing Co., CENAC TOWING CO INC, TEPPCO MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC, DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC, DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC, DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC, DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC