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OVIDE J. CENAC
Pictured as: the Ovide J. (Enterprise Marine) Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1998, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #402) as the Ovide J. Cenac for the Cenac Towing Company Incorporated 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 Ovide J.

Re powered in 2010, she is driven by three, Cummins KTA19 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.92:1. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a triple screw towboat, rated at 1,920 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: OVIDE J. CENAC
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1070283
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDF2443
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 402
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS LLC
  • Year Built: 1998
  • Length: 76.4
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10.7
  • Hull Breadth: 27.5
  • Gross Tonnage: 150
  • Net Tonnage: 120
  • Owner:
    ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC
    141 BAYOU DULARGE RD PO BOX 3817
    HOUMA, LA 70361
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    OVIDE J CENAC
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    CENAC TOWING CO INC, TEPPCO MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC, ENTERPRISE MARINE SERVICES LLC