This large tug was built in 1969 by J. Boel En Zonen in Temse, Belgium as Sea Lion. In 1997 she was acquired by Three Rivers Boatmen of Trois-Rivieres, QC and renamed Avantage. Soon after, she was purchased by Ocean Groupe of Quebec, QC, where she retained her name.
The Avantage is based in Trois-Rivieres, where she works as a ship assist and towing vessel.
- Type: Single Screw Tugboat
- Year Built: 1969
- Builder: J. Boel En Zonen, Temse, Belgium
- Horsepower: 2,501 bhp
- Length: 116′ 10″
- Breadth: 32′ 09″
- Depth: 16′ 03″
- Port of Registry: Montreal, QC