Westport Orange Shipyard, Orange TX

(formerly Texas Drydock, TDI-Halter, Trinity Orange and Signal International Texas)

Most recent update: March 14, 2017.


Westport Orange Shipyard, LLC, operates the shipyard in Orange TX that was developed by Consolidated Steel in WWII as one of the country's major builders of DDs and DEs.  In the late 1980s, it was acquired by Texas Drydock, Inc, (TDI), which later became, first, TDI-Halter, then a division of Trinity Industries, then FGO International and, finally, Signal International Texas.  Westport Orange acquired the assets of Signal International Texas in 2014.  Visit the company at www.westportorange.com and see the yard from the air on Google here.

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Vessel Type GT Delivery Disposition

Built by Texas Drydock

Venezuela Falcon 50 Falcon Drilling Drill Barge 1992 Now GP-23
Venezuela Falcon 51 Falcon Drilling Drill Barge 1992 Now GP-24
10 Venezuela Ensco VII Ensco Drilling Co Drill Barge Feb-93 Now GP-25
11 Venezuela Ensco IX Ensco Drilling Co Drill Barge Apr-93 Now GP-27
12 Venezuela Ensco XI Ensco Drilling Co Drill Barge Jun-94 Active
14 Venezuela Ensco XII Ensco Drilling Co Drill Barge Jul-94 Active
15 Venezuela Ensco XIV Ensco Drilling Co Drill Barge Jul-94 Active
16 Venezuela Ensco XV Ensco Drilling Co Drill Barge Aug-94 Active
17 Venezuela Pride I Pride International Inc. Drill Barge Nov-94 Active
18 Venezuela Pride II Pride International Inc. Drill Barge Dec-94 Active

Built by Trinity Industries

1 1050633 SH 229 Marmac LLC Tank Barge 687 1997 Active
2 1050634 SH 230 Marmac LLC Tank Barge 687 1997 Active
3 1050635 SH 231 Marmac LLC Tank Barge 687 1997 Active
4 1050636 SH 232 Marmac LLC Tank Barge 687 1997 Active
5 1050637 SH 233 Marmac LLC Tank Barge 687 1997 Active
6 1050638 SH 234 Marmac LLC Tank Barge 687 1997 Active

Built by TDI-Halter

20 U.A.E. Arabdrill 20 Arab Drilling Jack-Up Jun-98 Built in the UAE, active
21 Mexico Tonala Perforadora Mexico Jack-Up Sep-99 Now Ensco 76
22 Venezuela PRISA 101 Transocean Sedco Forex Drill Barge 1998 Active
23 Venezuela PRISA 102 Transocean Sedco Forex Drill Barge 1998 Active
24 Venezuela PRISA 103 Transocean Sedco Forex Drill Barge 1999 Active
25 Venezuela Ensco I Ensco Drilling Co Drill Barge Feb-99 Active
26 Venezuela Ensco II Ensco Drilling Co Drill Barge Apr-99 Active
27 Venezuela Ensco III Ensco Drilling Co Drill Barge May-99 Active
28 1101145 Ensco 7500 Ensco Drilling Co Semi-Submersible 14,060 Dec-00 Active
Brazil Pride Portland Pride International Inc. Semi-Submersible 2004 Completed by Cianbro, later ENSCO 603, scrapped 2016
Brazil Pride Rio de Janeiro Pride International Inc. Semi-Submersible 2004 Completed by Cianbro, later ENSCO 604, scrapped 2016

Built by Signal International

1 1224814 Signet Atlas Signet Maritime Deck Barge 4,169 7-Apr-10 Active
2 Canada MM Newfoundland Mammoet-McKeil Deck Barge 2,165 9-Jun-11 Active
3 Venezuela Margarita I Waller Marine Power Barge   Jun-10 Active
4 Venezuela Josefa Rufina I Waller Marine Power Barge   Jun-10 Active
5 1243312 Winna Wilson Kirby Ocean Tpt. Dry Bulk ATB 11,233 12-Apr-13 Active
6 1243310 Jason E. Duttinger Kirby Ocean Tpt. ATB Tug 294 7-May-13 Active
7 1243311 Margo Dale Kirby Ocean Tpt. Dry Bulk ATB 11,233 2-May-13 Active
8 1243309 Captain Donald Lowe Sr Kirby Ocean Tpt. ATB Tug 294 26-Jun-13 Active
9 na   Great Lakes Dredge Dredge ATB     Cancelled
10 na   Great Lakes Dredge ATB Tug     Cancelled
11 1245062 Marmac 303 Marmac LLC Deck Barge 4,262 3-Jul-13 Active
12 1247500 Marmac 304 Marmac LLC Deck Barge 4,262 4-Sep-13 Active
13 1248144 Marmac 27 Marmac LLC Deck Barge 2,152 23-Oct-13 Active
14 1248145 Marmac 28 Marmac LLC Deck Barge 2,152 30-Oct-13 Active
15 1248146 Marmac 29 Marmac LLC Deck Barge 2,152 21-Nov-13 Active

Built by Westport Orange LLC

998 1260110 Dry Dock #2 Westport SY Eqpmt. Dry Dock 5,268 15-May-15 Active
101 1261383 John T. Costello Higman Barge Lines 2,000-hp Towboat 177 15-Sep-15 Active
102 1263519 Capt Randy Hopson Higman Barge Lines 2,000-hp Towboat 177 10-Feb-16 Active
1001 1268171 Marmac 32 Marmac LLC Deck Barge 2,152 4-Aug-16 Active
1003 1264718 EMS 398 Enterprise Marine Tank Barge 1,619 1-Feb-16 Active
1004 1264719 EMS 399 Enterprise Marine Tank Barge 1,619 14-Apr-16 Active
1005 1264720 EMS 500 Enterprise Marine Tank Barge 1,619 10-Jun-16 Active
1006 1264721 EMS 501 Enterprise Marine Tank Barge 1,619 30-Nov-16 Active