Posted by: towmasters | June 20, 2011

Photo Of the Week – 6/20/11

With the distinctive look of a Bollinger-built ex-Otto Candies tug, which it is, Hornbeck’s Eagle Service

…tows the Energy 13502 on a short wire, southbound out of the North River and into the Upper Bay on their way out to sea.

The Candies tugs were originally built primarily for oil rig and lay barge towing in the Gulf oil fields: the trunk and the upper house were added on later for doing tank barge work, where seeing over the tow is necessary.

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