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Captain James Brantner R.

Port Captain

Marine Towing Of Tampa, Llc

HQ Phone: (813) 242-6500

Email: j***@***.com

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Marine Towing

Marine Towing Of Tampa, Llc


TAMPA, Florida 33605

United States

Company Description

Marine Towing of Tampa, LLC was founded in October 1999 by a group of local towing professionals - ending a monopoly on harbor tug services that existed for several decades in the Tampa Bay area. January 2003, after a six year hiatus from the towing bus ... more

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Pictured (From Left to Right) : Capt. James R. Brantner, Dwayne Keith, Jim Kimbrell, Norman Atkins, Jim Brantner, Capt. Lawrence LeDuc

Pictured (From Left to Right) : Capt. James R. Brantner, Dwayne Keith, Jim Kimbrell, Norman Atkins, Jim Brantner, Capt. Lawrence LeDuc
Jimmy Brantner Vice President
Jim Brantner Port Captain


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Captain James R. Brantner's career on Tugboats commenced in 1983 as a deckhand and in 1986 was promoted to Captain. His early experience in the industry included various harbor assignments including ship assist and fuel barge movements in Tampa Bay. He was the Master of the very first Tractor Tug to enter service in Tampa and has been the first to command the majority of the new Tractor Tugs introduced to the Port. His expertise in operating Tractor Tugs spanned to Kingsbay Navy Submarine Base docking Trident Class Submarines, Sao Luis, Brazil docking the largest bulk carriers in the world, San Francisco Bay and performed full-scale tanker escort trials that were used to create and implement guidelines and procedures that are still in effect today. He Participated in a full scale tanker escort study for Chevron Corporation in the Gulf of Mexico to establish Tractor Tug escort requirements for Prince William Sound Alaska. Was contracted to work with Turecamo and Evergreen and the Port of Charleston, S.C. to maneuver the largest container ships ever to call on Charleston and to demonstrate indirect towing and transverse arrest maneuvers. Capt. Brantner was in charge of many short-term offshore towing operations; most noteworthy was an assignment in 1989 providing tug assist to the MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND/Dept. of Defense. Currently he is serving as Port Captain for Marine Towing Tampa, LLC and is responsible for training and day-to-day operations.

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One partner, Captain James C. Brantner, began operating tugboats on the Tampa waterfront in 1957 and has served at every level within the industry. He also had the honor of being named Maritime Person of the Year for the Port of Tampa in February 2000.

Port Captain Jim Brantner was the Master of the very first tractor tug to enter service in Tampa and has been the first to command just about every new tractor tug introduced to the port.

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