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NICOLE BRENT
Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1982, by Superior Boat Works Incorporated of Greenville, Mississippi (hull #160) as the Nicole Brent for the Brent Transportation Company of Greenville, Mississippi.

In 1998, she was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Cummins KT2300 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.06:1. She is a twin screw, square bow, push boat. Rated at 1,600 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: NICOLE BRENT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 658199
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC2615
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 160
  • Ship Builder: Superior Boat Works
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Length: 75
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 8.6
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 85
  • Net Tonnage: 39
  • Owner:
    KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP
    55 WAUGH DRIVE STE 1000
    HOUSTON, TX 77007
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Brent Transportation Co., KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP, KIRBY INLAND MARINE LP