A proven offshore tug of 3000 horsepower, the Monarch is primarily engaged in pushing and towing of Island Tugs large oil barge fleet.

In 2003, the Island Monarch underwent a conversion to an articulated pin system with advanced high lift rudders and upgrades for foreign going service.


Vessel Type: Tug
Built: Star Shipyards New Westminster, 1966
Hull Number: 379
Rebuilt: 1995
Official Number: 326548
IMO Number: 6608414
Radio Call Sign: CFL 4938
MMSI: n/a
Flag: Canada
Owner: Island Tug and Barge Ltd.
Port of Registry: Vancouver BC
Gross Tonnage: 453.91 t
Net Registered Tonnage: 136 t


Transport Canada, Unlimited Voyage


Length, overall: 41.45 m / 136
Breadth, moulded: 9.75 m / 32
Depth, moulded: 5.65 m / 18.2
Lightship Displacement: 506.41 t
Lightship Draft: 4.88 m / 16
Loaded Displacement: 943.8 t
Loaded Draft: 4.97 m / 16.3


Engines: 2 x EMD 8-645 E7 / 3000
Propulsion: Twin screw, fixed nozzles,
BHP: 3000
Bollard Pull: 42 t
Generators: 2 x Cat D3306 TA 170 kw 1 x GM 871 Hyd
Speed: 13 knots
Consumption: 10.8 t/day


Towing Winch: Burrard Iron Works Double Drum
Tow Lines: 200 x 2 6 x 26 Galvanized Wire


Potable Water: 40 m3
Fuel: 300 m3


Auto Pilot: 1 x Comdev
Radar: 1 x Furuno FR 2110 1 x Furuno FR 7041 1 x Furuno FR1941
DSC VHF: 2 x Sailor RT4822

VHF: 1 x SEA 156
GMDSS: Area A3
Satellite Communications: 1 x Qual- comm
DGPS: 1 x Trimble NT 200D
GPS: 1 x Furuno GP 30
ECDIS: PC based charts integrated DGPS with repeater
AIS: 1 x Furuno FA 100


  • Intercon C Series ATB pin coupler

  • Equipped with high speed RIB rescue craft

  • Additional elevated wheelhouse with 30 ft. height


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Island Tug and Barge Ltd.

A Subsidiary of Tidewater Canada, Inc.

800 Glasgow Avenue

Burnaby, British Columbia

Canada  V5C 0C9

ITB Subsea Ltd.

A Subsidiary of Tidewater Canada, Inc.

800 Glasgow Avenue

Burnaby, British Columbia

Canada  V5C 0C9

Island Tug and Barge Ltd.

Office: 604-873-4312

ITB Subsea Ltd.

Emergency & Office: 604-785-3745

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