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SAVAGE INSIGHT

Built in 2011, by the Eastern Shipbuilding Group Incorporated of Panama City, Florida (hull #171) as the Shirley P. Settoon for Settoon Towing Incorporated of Pierre Part, Louisiana.

In 2017, the tug was acquired by Savage Marine Services Incorporated of Salt Lake City, Utah. Where she was renamed as the Savage Insight.

In 2020, Savage Marine Services Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Blue Wing.

Powered by two, Tier II compliant, Caterpillar 3512C diesel engines. With Twin Disc MGX-5600 reduction gears. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,600 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, Tier II compliant, 99kW, John Deere 6068AFM76 generator sets.


  • Vessel Name: SAVAGE INSIGHT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1234448
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDF 9252
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 171
  • Ship Builder: EASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP INC
  • Year Built: 2011
  • Length: 92.6
  • Hailing Port: GIBSON, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 354
  • Net Tonnage: 288
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    SHIRLEY P SETTOON, SAVAGE INSIGHT
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    SETTOON TOWING LLC, Savage Marine Services Inc.