THE JUDGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THE JUDGE
    • Operator : SUDERMAN & YOUNG TOWING CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3900
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 134
  • Size
    • Register length : 87.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 96 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 16.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14.5 Feet
    • Height : 64 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 585206

SUDERMAN & YOUNG TOWING CO.

  • Area of Operation : CORPUS CHRISTI, FREEPORT, GALVESTON AND TEXAS CITY HARBORS; AND HOUSTON, TX
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR TOWING

ATLAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLAXTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DENIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EVA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EVELENA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESS NEWTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUNO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUPITER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAMAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THE DEACON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ZEUS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Gulf of Mexico oil Auction is Largest Since 2015

US Gulf of Mexico oil Auction is Largest Since 2015

A Biden administration auction of Gulf of Mexico drilling rights raised $382 million on Wednesday as oil companies claimed offshore acreage for what is set to be the last time until 2025.The auction total was the highest of any federal offshore oil and gas lease sale since 2015, according to a Reuters tally.

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Sale Expansion, Pending Appeal

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Sale Expansion, Pending Appeal

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday temporarily paused a federal judge's order last month that had required the Biden administration to expand a planned offshore oil and gas auction in the Gulf of Mexico by 6 million acres (2.4 million hectares).The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit stayed the September decision pending an appeal, according to a court document.

Australian Court Finds Carnival Misled About Cruise's COVID Risks in Landmark Luling

Australian Court Finds Carnival Misled About Cruise's COVID Risks in Landmark Luling

Carnival Corp's Australian unit has been ordered to pay the medical expenses of a woman who contracted COVID-19, with a judge ruling that the cruise ship operator misled passengers about safety risks in a landmark class action ruling.The decision from Australia's Federal Court is the first class action win against a cruise ship operator in the world, according to Shine Lawyers

US Sets Date for Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale After Court Order

US Sets Date for Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale After Court Order

The Biden administration on Thursday said it would hold an auction of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico on Nov. 8 following a court order to expand the sale.In a statement, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said the sale would offer about 72.7 million acres on the Outer Continental Shelf

U.S. Judge Orders Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Oil Lease Auction

U.S. Judge Orders Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Oil Lease Auction

A federal judge in Louisiana has ordered an expansion of next week's sale of oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico, saying the Biden administration must include additional acreage, according to a court ruling issued late on Thursday.The oil and gas industry, which had sued the administration

Four Former US Navy Officers Cleared in Fat Leonard Case Due to Prosecutor Misconduct

Four Former US Navy Officers Cleared in Fat Leonard Case Due to Prosecutor Misconduct

Four former U.S. Navy officers charged in a massive bribery scandal linked to the man known as Fat Leonard were cleared of felony charges on Wednesday by a judge citing prosecutor misconduct.U.S. District Judge Janis Sammartino said in a sentencing hearing that prosecutors' conduct "can only be described as outrageous," the San Diego Union-Tribune reported from the courthouse.

South Africa Inquiry Finds No Evidence of Arms Shipment to Russia

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday that an independent inquiry has found no evidence that a Russian ship had collected weapons from the country late last year destined for Russia.In claims that sparked a diplomatic row, the U.S. ambassador to South Africa, Reuben Brigety

US Court Revives Lawsuit Against Royal Caribbean Over Toddler's Death

US Court Revives Lawsuit Against Royal Caribbean Over Toddler's Death

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean Cruises by the parents of an 18-month-old girl who died after slipping through her grandfather’s hands and falling through an open cruise ship window.The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta restored two negligence claims over the July 2019 death of Chloe Wiegand

Alaska LNG Project Clears Legal Hurdle

Alaska LNG Project Clears Legal Hurdle

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit filed by environmental groups challenging federal approvals needed to construct a $39 billion project that would move natural gas from Alaska’s North Slope across the state.A three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said the U.S.

Bunge Port Deal in Southern Brazil Ends, Opening Door to Rivals

Bunge Port Deal in Southern Brazil Ends, Opening Door to Rivals

The end of a contract between a Bunge agent and a state-run port company in southern Brazil could make room for rivals interested in the public grains terminal, documents and court filings showed.The contract between Bunge port agent Litoral and the Sao Francisco do Sul port authority ended on April 11 and does not foresee an extension.Bunge declined to comment.

UK Fines Svitzer $2.4 Million Over Crewman Fatality

A.P. Moller - Maersk's towage arm Svitzer has been fined £2 million ($2.4 million) in the U.K. after pleaded guilty to safely failures that led to a crewmember fatality.Svitzer Marine Ltd pleaded guilty to failing to operate a vessel safely and failing to provide a safe system of work, causing the “avoidable tragedy” of 62-year-old Ian Webb falling into the water, the U.K.

Supreme Court Sides With Offshore Worker in Overtime Case

Supreme Court Sides With Offshore Worker in Overtime Case

An oil rig supervisor who earned more than $200,000 a year working for Houston-based Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc is entitled to overtime pay, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in a decision with costly implications for the oil and gas industry.The court in a 6-3 decision authored by liberal Justice Elena Kagan decided that because the rig supervisor, Michael Hewitt