SCF 6,600 HP Z-Drive Towboats


The Shearer Group, Inc. was contracted by SCF Marine to design a 6,600 HP triple screw z-drive towboat. All three vessels built to the design have been delivered and are in service on the inland rivers for SCF Marine. The vessels are currently the largest z-drive towboats on the inland waterway.

Dimensions: 160' x 50' x 11.5'
Main Propulsion: Three (3) Cummins QSK60, rated @ 2,200HP each
Generators: Two (2) John Deere, 250kW
Propellers: Steerprop SP-25DZ Drives
Designer: The Shearer Group, Inc.
Builder: C&C Marine & Repair, Belle Chase, LA
Owner: SCF Marine