Mardi Gras specifications

Owner/Operator: Crescent Towing
Builder: Steiner Shipyard
Designer: Jensen Maritime Consultants
Dimensions: 92’ x 38’ x 19.5’
Mission: Harbor tug, Complete ABS Certification
Crew size: 4


Engine: (2) GE 8-cylinder L250 Tier 3, 2,748 hp each
Bollard pull: 75 metric tons
Vessel speed: 13 knots
Propellers: Rolls-Royce US 255 FP z-drives with 2,800-mm propellers in type 19A nozzles
Auxiliary generators: John Deere 4045AFM85, 99-kW, Tier 3

Deck equipment: 

Winches: JonRie 230 escort winch with 550’ of 9” synthetic line
Capstan: JonRie 424 hydraulic capstan 
Fendering: Schuyler Companies

Navigation gear:

Radar: (1) Furuno FR-8125, (1) Furuno NavNet TZTL12F
AIS: Furuno FA-150
Chartplotter: Furuno GP1850W GPS
Compass: Cassens & Plath IOTA-2


Radio: (2) GX5500 Horizon VHF, (1) HX851 Horizon VHF


Fuel: 35,000 gal.
Water: 10,000 gal.


Monitors: SKUM
Pumps: AFM85 Tier 3 engine 4,200gpm. Peerless Pumps powered by John Deer model 6135
Onboard fire suppression systems: Hiller System

By Professional Mariner Staff