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KAITLIN OLIVIA
Photo by: Tad Arnold

Built in 1998, by R and S Fabrication Incorporated of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #29) as the Kaitlin Olivia for La Carriers Transportation Services LLC of Larose, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Cummins KTA 19 M diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG 5202 reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.0:1. Turning two, 63(in), by 63(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,500 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 35kW, four cylinder Cummins generator sets. The tug's capacities are 26,000 gallons of fuel, 150 gallons of hydraulic oil, and 150 gallons of lube oil.

The towing equipment consists of a Marquis, double drum towing winch. Outfitted with 1,500(ft) of 1.25(in) towing cable.
(Tristen Plaisance)


  • Vessel Name: KAITLIN OLIVIA
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1063378
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WCY6622
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 29
  • Ship Builder: R & S Fabrication, Inc.
  • Year Built: 1998
  • Length: 70
  • Hailing Port: HOUMA, LA.
  • Hull Depth: 10
  • Hull Breadth: 26
  • Gross Tonnage: 98
  • Net Tonnage: 66
  • Owner:
    LA CARRIERS LLC
    752 INDUSTRIAL PARK RD PO BOX 1626
    LAROSE, LA 70373
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    LA CARRIERS LLC