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Pictured as: the Rex Dobson (Dupre Marine) Photo by: Dupre Marine

Built in 2015, by New Generation Shipbuilding LLC. of Bourg, Louisiana (hull #NG108) as the Rex Dobson for New Generation Transportation and Consulting LLC. of Raceland, Louisiana.

In 2015, the tug was chartered to Martin Midstream Partnership Incorporated of Vidor, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2020, she was chartered to the Dupre Marine Transportation Company of Houma, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.

Powered by two, Cummins KT38 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG5321 reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.39:1. Turning two, 74(in) by 53(in), five-blade Kahlenberg propellers. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 2,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 85kW, Cummins 6BTA5.9 generator sets.

The tug's capacities are 20,000 gallons of fuel.

  • Vessel Name: REX DOBSON
  • USCG Doc. No.: 12436350
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDI2437
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: NG108
  • Ship Builder: New Generation Shipbuilding LLC.
  • Year Built: 2015
  • Length: 75
  • Hailing Port: NEW ORLEANS, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 30
  • Gross Tonnage: 189
  • Net Tonnage: 151
  • Previous Vessel Names:
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    New Generation Transportation & Consulting LLC.