Built in 1996, by Bollinger Shipyard of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #291) as the Grant Candies for the Otto Candies Company of Des Allemands, Louisiana.
In 2005, the tug was acquired by Hornbeck Offshore Transportation of Covington, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Eagle Service.
In 2013, Hornbeck Offshore Transportation's tug division was acquired by the Genesis Marine Company of Houston, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2016, the Genesis Marine Company renamed the tug as the Genesis Eagle.
Where she underwent an extensive renovation that included the addition of and upper wheelhouse that features a height of eye of 54(ft) (above her minimum draft.)
Powered by two EMD 16-645 E5C diesel engines turning two four bladed, fixed pitch, high efficiency 134(in)/3,404(mm) propellers for a rated 6,140 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by two 150 kW/300kW/480V/60 Detroit Diesel generators
The towing gear consists of a Markey TDSD-32 towing winch outfitted with 2,500(ft) of 2.25(in) towing wire.