Built in 2003, by Atlantic Marine of Jacksonville, Florida (hull #245) as the Meredith C. Reinauer for Reinauer Transportation Companies of Staten Island, New York.
She was the third ATLANTIC II Class ATB designed by Naval Architect Robert Hill of Ocean Tug and Barge for Reinauer Transportation.
The tug is powered by two Caterpillar 3612 main engines rated at 3,600 horsepower each taken at 900 RPM, turning two Rolls Royce new generation five bladed propellers for a rated 7,200 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by three Caterpillar 3306 99 kW generators at 1,800 RPMs. One generator is dedicated to the INTERcon coupler system.
The tug was constructed simultaneously with the 150,000 bbl double hulled barge the RTC 150 which was built in 2003, by Alabama Shipyard of Mobile, Alabama.