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Ship Assist/Tanker Escort

Bay-Houston Towing Co. offers one of the most versatile fleets of tugs in the Gulf of Mexico. We offer safe, reliable ship assist services to vessels of any size. Additionally, we provide escort services to vessels that require escort tugs. We operate in the ports of Houston, Galveston, Texas City, Freeport, and Corpus Christi. 

In addition to the rest of our fleet, Bay-Houston has five Z drive tugs. Having access to such a diverse fleet of tugs we can handle any size ship with ease.  With 120+ years of industry experience, let Bay-Houston Towing Co. handle your harbor towing needs.

Other Services

Bay-Houston Towing Co. provides ship escort services to the LNG terminals in Freeport, TX and Hackberry, LA.  Our 6300 hp Z-Tech 7500 tugboats were chosen by the LNG facilities for their power, maneuverability, and escort capabilities.  Glosten and Associates have certified the Z-Tech design among the best in the world for escort duties. 

We also provide limited offshore towing capability.  Our CAPT. W. D. HADEN is an offshore tug, and has done extensive towing around the world.  All of our Z-Tech tugboats have FiFi1 capability.  The WILLIAM M and JANET M also have considerable firefighting capabilities. These fire fighting packages were built for the U. S. Navy.

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