Washburn & Doughty launched Marci Moran, a 92 x 32 x 13.8 ft. Z-drive tractor tug
for Moran Towing Corporation. Marci Moran is the first of six tugs being built by Washburn & Doughty for Moran over the next year.
Upon delivery, Marci Moran will report to its homeport in Norfolk, Va., where it will assist U.S. Navy vessels
. A state-of-the-art Ulstein Z-drive propulsion system
, powered by two EMD 16-645-E2 main engines, each rated at 2,100 hp @ 900 rpm, will provide extraordinary maneuverability and power.