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LIZ ALMA
Pictured as: the Liz Alma (Bisso Towboat) Photo by: Captain Ted

Built in 1991, by Main Iron Works of Houma, Louisiana (hull #390) as the Liz Alma for the Bisso Towboat Company Incorporated of Luling, Louisiana.

In 2017, the tug was acquired by Robbins Maritime Incorporated of Norfolk, Virginia. Where she retained her name.

Powered by two, GM 16V-149TI diesel engines. With Haley reduction gears, at a ratio of 7:1. She is a twin screw tug, fitted with kort nozzles, and a bow thruster. For a rated 3,600 horsepower.

Her towing gear consists of a double drum, towing winch.


  • Vessel Name: LIZ ALMA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 9805670
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 88568570
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC3391
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 390
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS
  • Year Built: 1991
  • Length: 92.1
  • Hailing Port: NORFOLK, VA.
  • Hull Depth: 12
  • Hull Breadth: 28
  • Gross Tonnage: 117
  • Net Tonnage: 79
  • Owner:
    ROBBINS MARITIME INC
    914 B PEARL STREET PO BOX 12477
    NORFOLK, VA 23541
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    LIZ ALMA
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, BISSO TOWBOAT COMPANY INC, ROBBINS MARITIME INC