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APOLLO
Pictured as: the Apollo (Suderman and Young) Photo by: Robert Boughamer

Built in 2019, by Gulf Island Fabrication Incorporated of Jennings, Louisiana (hull #6017) as the Apollo for the Suderman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

A Z-Tech 30-80 series tractor tug. Designed by the Naval Architecture firm, Robert Allan Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Along with the Bay Houston Towing Company of Houston, Texas. The Suderman and Young Towing Company is part of a combined operating company, the G and H Towing Company of Houston, Texas.

In 2011, the G and H Towing Company became part of a joint venture between the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Serving the Cameron LNG facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Powered by two, Tier IV compliant, Caterpillar 3516 E diesel engines. With Schottel SRP-510 FP z-drives, for a rated 6,772 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: APOLLO
  • USCG Doc. No.: 12947160
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 98855820
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WDK8333
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 6017
  • Ship Builder: Gulf Island Shipyards LLC
  • Year Built: 2019
  • Length: 90.4
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 16.6
  • Hull Breadth: 42.7
  • Gross Tonnage: 297
  • Net Tonnage: 137