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MARTIN CHALLENGER

Built in 1997, by Halter Marine Incorporated of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #1507) as the Martin Challenger for Martin Midstream Partnership Incorporated of Vidor, Texas

Powered by two, Mitsubishi S12A2-MPTA diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,800 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: MARTIN CHALLENGER
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1051672
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8644436
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDB2346
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1507
  • Ship Builder: HALTER MARINE INC.
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Length: 70
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 28
  • Gross Tonnage: 131
  • Net Tonnage: 105
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    MARTIN CHALLENGER