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TIRA LANI
Photo by: Captain Rick Wilson

Built in 1999, by Southern Oregon Marine Incorporated of Coos Bay, Oregon (hull #1) as the Tira Lani for the Sause Brothers Ocean Towing Company of Portland, Oregon.

Powered by two, Caterpillar 3516B diesel engines. Turning two, 86(in) propellers, mounted Ulstein 1650 z drive units. For a rated 4,100 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 80kW Northern Lights M80C generator sets. The tug's capacities are 23,900 gallons of fuel, 1,150 gallons of lube oil, and 2,300 gallons of water.

The towing equipment consists of a Knutson Special GC-200 winch mounted on the bow. Outfitted with 600(ft) of 2(in) soft line. The bow winch is hydraulically driven by the service generator.
(Captain Dave Miner, Jason Purkey)


  • Vessel Name: TIRA LANI
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1077568
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8972962
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCZ5237
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1
  • Ship Builder: SOUTHERN OREGON MARINE INC
  • Year Built: 1999
  • Length: 75.2
  • Hailing Port: HONOLULU, HI.
  • Hull Depth: 13.3
  • Hull Breadth: 32.3
  • Gross Tonnage: 188
  • Net Tonnage: 128
  • Owner:
    SAUSE BROS INC
    3710 NW FRONT AVENUE
    PORTLAND, OR 97210
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    SAUSE BROS INC 3710 NW FRONT AVENUE PORTLAND, OR 97210
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    SAUSE BROS INC, SAUSE BROS INC, SAUSE BROS INC, SAUSE BROS INC