Ahbra Franco – RUNNING
ON Tier 4 engines


Ahbra Franco is one of the latest tugs acquired by Harley Marine Services in San Francisco. A tug specifically designed for the San Francisco Bay surroundings. Ahbra Franco is run by a Cat 3516C engine and two Cat C6.6 generator sets that supplies her with all the power she needs to do her daily work. She saves the bay, day by day.

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The full offer for your tug

Tug & Salvage

Tough and uncompromising conditions are part of the tug operator job. That’s why we develop innovative propulsion solutions with high-speed engines that are suitable for a variety of tugs.

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Torque, Thrust, and Control in one

Tug & Salvage

We devoted time to understand every aspect of the tug lifestyle to find the best possible solutions for you and your vessel. The Cat Marine Thruster Azimuth (MTA) tug propulsion package ensures a highly reliable and easily maintained operation.

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Malolo – powered by
Cat® 3500 engines


The year was 1975 when Allied Shipyard of Larase, Louisiana built Ted, a 31 meter long tugboat carrying precious cargo from the US to Hawaii. In 1981, Dunlap Towing Company of La Conner, Washington, acquired Ted, changed her name to Malolo, and replaced her old engines with the two first Cat 3516-D diesel engines with Cat 7.41:1 reduction gears. In 1986 Malolo was ready to rumble and sent to Alaska to start her new tugboat life.

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Save fuel with our hybrid solution

Tug & Salvage

What if you always could get the most efficient poweroption for your operations? The Caterpillar hybrid solution, with its combined diesel engines and electronic motors that can independently or simultaneously drive the propulsion, can achieve that.

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Stay ahead with Cat Asset Intelligence

Tug & Salvage

Always be in control of every possible outcome with Cat Asset Intelligence. This system combines remote monitoring with expert analysis to ensure uptime, avoid failures and downtime, and at the same time increase fuel and energy efficiency.

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Cat Asset Intelligence


Guide is a modern tug specially designed for operations in the northwest corner of the US. She is powered by two Cat 3516-B diesel engines and, to make sure operations run smoothly, was recently equipped with the new Cat Asset Intelligence software. The monitoring and diagnostics system watches each and every one of Guide’s assets, detects failures before they occur, and gives the crew security and confidence 24-7.

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