The Scorpius is a conventional twin-screw offshore tugboat with 3,900 horsepower. She has EMD 16-645 E2 main engines, an Almon Johnson Single Drum W/Underrider Suitcase Drum, and spacious amenities for her crew. At 124′ x 32′, she has the size and storage capacities needed for deep ocean towing. This tug can often be seen towing barges in and out of the Port of Long Beach where the majority of our fleet is based.
VESSEL NAME: Scorpius BUILT: 1966 REBUILT: 1993 (Complete Rebuild), 2018 Machinery Rebuild BUILDER: Nolty J. Theriot DIMENSIONS: 124’ x 31’5” x 15’ CLASS: ABS Loadline, USCG COI HORSEPOWER: 3,900 BOLLARD PULL: 120,000 lbs
MAIN ENGINES: (2) EMD 16-645 E2 REDUCTION GEARS: Falk 4.07:1 KORT NOZZLES: NautiCan, Double Rudder GENERATORS: (2) John Deere 6068 85Kw TOW WINCH: Almon Johnson Single Drum W/Underrider Suitcase Drum DRUM: 2-1/4” x 2,600’ FUEL CAPACITY: 75,000 gallons FRESHWATER: 8000 gallons