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MAKO
Pictured as: the Heidi (P and L Towing Company) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1965, by the Diesel Shipbuilding Company of Jacksonville, Florida (hull #123) as the Mako for Parallel Marine Incorporated of Weston, Florida.

In 2005, the tug was acquired by the P and L Towing Company of Miami, Florida. Where the tug was renamed as the Heidi.

Powered by two, Detroit Diesel 16V92 diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG-527 reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.17:1. Turning two, 64(in) by 44(in), four bladed, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,800 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by two, 60kW, Perkins MP-60 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 9,500 gallons of fuel, 35 gallons of lube oil, and 2,000 gallons of water.


  • Vessel Name: MAKO
  • USCG Doc. No.: 500868
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDC8040
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 123
  • Ship Builder: Diesel Shipbuilding
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Length: 61
  • Hailing Port: MIAMI, FL.
  • Hull Depth: 7
  • Hull Breadth: 22
  • Gross Tonnage: 59
  • Net Tonnage: 47
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Mako
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    PARALLEL MARINE LLC