Built in 2015, by Patti Shipyards Incorporated of Pensacola, Florida (hull #175) as the Mariya Moran for the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut.
Named for Mariya Perreault, wife of Sean Perreault. Moran's Vice President of Engineering Services. She is an ATLANTIC IV class ATB, designed by Ocean Tug and Barge Engineering of Milford, Massachusetts.
The tug was the first Articulated Tug built for the Moran Towing Corporation by Patti Shipyards. She was the eighth Articulated Tug and Barge placed in service for the Moran Towing Corporation.
The tug is fitted with an INTERcon C series coupler system. And, is ABS A1 Towing Service, and AMS, with an international load line. And complies with applicable SOLAS regulations and is built from ABS Grade A Steel.
Powered by two, Tier III compliant, EMD 12-710G7C-T3 diesel engines. With Lufkin RHS25000HG reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.458:1. Turning two, HS Marine propulsion, fixed pitch, five bladed, 115(in) stainless steel propellers. For a rated 6,000 horsepower.
Her electrical service will be provided by two, Tier III compliant, 200kW John Deere generator sets. Her emergency service will be provided by a single, Tier III compliant, 200kW John Deere 6090AFM85 generator set. The tug's capacities are 138,000 gallons of fuel oil, 2,500 gallons of lube oil, another 850 gallons of lube oil as well as 50,000 gallons of ballast water; 16,000 gallons of potable water; 1,400 gallons of waste oil.
Her deck equipment consists of a Markey CEWP-90 27 diameter 40 horsepower electric capstan on the stern a Markey CEW-60, 15HP, electric capstan on her bow.
She is "married" to the 425(ft) 150,000 bbl barge Texas. Which was constructed in 2015. By the Manitowoc Marine Group of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin for the Moran Towing Corporation.
(Ocean Tug and Barge Engineering)