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EAGLE SERVICE
Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1996, by Bollinger Shipyard of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #291) as the Grant Candies for Otto Candies 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. 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.

In 2013, Hornbeck Offshore Transportation's tug division was acquired by Genesis Energy of Houston, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.


  • Vessel Name: EAGLE SERVICE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1046029
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9117260
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDC9931
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 291
  • Ship Builder: BOLLINGER SHIPYARDS INC
  • Year Built: 1996
  • Length: 114.8
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 18
  • Hull Breadth: 37
  • Gross Tonnage: 195
  • Net Tonnage: 133
  • Owner:
    GENESIS MARINE LLC
    919 MILAM STREET SUITE 2100
    HOUSTON, TX 77002
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    GRANT CANDIES
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    OTTO CANDIES LLC, HORNBECK OFFSHORE TRANSPORTATION LLC, HORNBECK OFFSHORE TRANSPORTATION LLC