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ATLAS
Pictured as: the Atlas (Suderman and Young Towing) Photo by: Tord Avsnes Saele

Built in 1999, by Main Iron Works Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #404) as the Atlas for Intracoastal Towing and Transportation Company of Galveston, Texas.

In 2001, the Intracoastal Towing and Transportation Company merged with the Suderman and Young Towing Company of Houston, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.

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. ing Company of Houston, Texas. Serving the Cameron LNG facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

She is a twin screw tug, fitted with flanking rudders, for a rated 4,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ATLAS
  • USCG Doc. No.: 01075323
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 08964745
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WCY8471
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 404
  • Ship Builder: MAIN IRON WORKS
  • Year Built: 1999
  • Length: 91.9
  • Hailing Port: HOUSTON, TX.
  • Hull Depth: 18.5
  • Hull Breadth: 34
  • Gross Tonnage: 198
  • Net Tonnage: 134
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Intracoastal Towing and Transportation Co., SUDERMAN & YOUNG TOWING COMPANY