Tug & Barge Components

With over 25 years of experience serving the industrial marine industry, Tech-Fab has earned the reputation for fabricating high quality, custom tug and barge components. Our knowledge and expertise ensures that the components we build for you will meet your requirements and provide you with the best solution for your application. Using the most up-to-date production methods and equipment, Tech-Fab fabricates custom tug and barge components that can weather the marine environment and that are custom built to meet your specific application needs. Tech-Fab will deliver your finished product, done right, on time and on budget.

tug and barge components fabrication

Tech-Fab offers complete custom fabrication of tug and barge components, including:

  • Wheel houses
  • Pilot houses
  • Tanks, including fuel tanks, water tanks, ballast tanks and storage tanks
  • Piping systems and components
  • Pump supports and columns
  • Valve assemblies
  • Hose booms
  • Ladders, cage ladders and rails
  • Catwalks
  • Deck enclosures and containers
  • Lifts and skids
  • Louver vents


Our production facilities are located in Houston, TX, making us ideally located to serve the US and international markets with our high quality products.

Tech-Fab’s experience in fabricating custom tug and barge components ensures that your product will perform well in its demanding work environment. With our extensive experience in fabricating high-wear marine applications, you can be assured that your project will be constructed to the highest quality standards. Our 26,000 sq. ft., fully-equipped assembly facility provides us with the capabilities to fabricate custom tug and barge component to your exact application requirements. Our expert project management staff will work with you to ensure your project is completed on time, on budget and of the highest quality.

Full CAD/CAM capabilities to convert your designs into a finished product.

Turnkey fabricating and assembly services including CNC plasma cutting, NC forming, NC rolling, NC shearing and NC bending.

Certified ABS welding services including MIG, TIG, SAW, TCAW, GMAW and SMAW welding. Tech-Fab’s welders are AWS certified and all our welding services meet the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Section VIII Division 1 and ABS standards.

Finishing services - We work with our sister company, G&C Coatings, to provide finishing services for your equipment including machining, coating, painting, polishing and grinding.

Inspection and testing services including 100 % dimensional inspection, NDE, load testing and pressure/hydro testing.

We work with a wide range of metals, and can supply a custom alloy for your application. The most common alloys we work with are stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum, nickel, titanium, phosphorous bronze and Inconel®.

Tech-Fab’s knowledge and experience in fabricating custom tug and barge components will ensure that your project will be completed to your specifications. Our staff will work closely with you to make sure that your custom components are delivered on time, on budget and to your exact requirements. Call us today or click here to request a quote for your application.

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