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Photo courtesy of: Bisso Towboat Company Inc.

Built in 2022, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull # 480) as the Capt. Joseph Bisso for the Bisso Towboat Company Incorporated of Luling, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Tier IV compliant, Caterpillar 3516E diesel engines. With Schottel SRP 460 FP Z drives. Turning two, four bladed, stainless steel propellers, in nozzles. She is a twin screw tractor tug, rated at 6,008 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 118 kW Caterpillar C4.4 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 30,162 gallons of diesel fuel, 1,825 gallons of lube and hydraulic oil, 2,000 gallons of urea, and 11,000 gallons of potable water.

The towing equipment consists of a JonRie 240 escort with 500(ft) of 3(in) synthetic line, mounted on the bow.

  • Vessel Name: CAPT. JOSEPH BISSO
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1307582
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDM7154
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 480
  • Ship Builder: Main Iron Works
  • Year Built: 2022
  • Length: 95.9
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA
  • Hull Depth: 16.5
  • Hull Breadth: 38
  • Gross Tonnage: 199
  • Net Tonnage: 136