CALCASIEU PASS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CALCASIEU PASS
    • Operator : OMEGA PROTEIN, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : General Cargo Freighter
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : REEDVILLE
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 278
    • Full Load Capacity : 409 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 152.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 38 Feet
    • Overall Length : 152.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 38 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11.7 Feet
    • Height : 65 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 651261

OMEGA PROTEIN, INC.

  • Area of Operation : COMPANY DOCK/CHESAPEAKE BAY / COASTAL MID ATLANTIC
  • Principal Commodity : MENHADEN FISH AND FISH WASTE

FLEETON

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

G. P. KIMBERLY

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

GRAND CALLIOU

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN S. DEMPSTER JR.

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

RAPPA HANNOCK

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

REEDVILLE

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

SMUGGLERS POINT

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

TANGIER ISLAND

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

TIDELAND

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

The inland waterways have enjoyed several positive developments toward modernization of the system, particularly over the last two years.Annual appropriations that fund the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works mission have been steadily on the rise for the last nine fiscal years, specifically the Construction and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) accounts have been funded at historic levels.

US Becomes Top LNG Exporter in First Half of 2022 -EIA

US Becomes Top LNG Exporter in First Half of 2022 -EIA

The United States became the top liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter in the first half of 2022, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said, citing data from CEDIGAZ, as the country increased supply to Europe amid the Ukraine crisis.U.S. LNG exports rose 12% to average 11.2 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) in the first half of the year compared with the second half of 2021, the EIA said.

Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Capt. Brian McAllister, a prominent member of the American maritime industry and a true New York area maritime industry icon, has passed away.The following was posted on the mcallistertowing.com website:"It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Captain.  Brian, who changed the future of McAllister Towing when he bought the company with his brothers and cousins

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Monday to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which supporters say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs. The bill was approved 369-42 and will head to the White House for President Joe Biden's signature. Biden said in a statement he looked forward to signing it into law.

Biden Urges Congress to 'Crack Down' on Shipping

Biden Urges Congress to 'Crack Down' on Shipping

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday urged Congress to “crack down” on ocean carriers that have raised shipping prices significantly and helped drive up the cost of goods in the country.“One of the reasons prices have gone up is because a handful of companies who control the market have raised shipping prices by as much as 1,000%,” Biden said in Twitter post.

U.S. LNG Exports Drop. Europe Remains Top Destination

U.S. LNG Exports Drop. Europe Remains Top Destination

U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell about 8% last month, according to preliminary Refinitiv vessel tracking data on Monday, but Europe remained the top importer as the continent secures alternate supply following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.U.S. LNG exports to all destinations came to about 7.10 million tonnes (MT) last month, according to Refinitiv, down from a record high 7.

US Senate Approves Bill to Ease Export Shipping Backlogs

US Senate Approves Bill to Ease Export Shipping Backlogs

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill to improve oversight of ocean shipping, a step supporters say will help ease export backlogs.The Ocean Shipping Reform Act, led by Senators John Thune and Amy Klobuchar, would strengthen the investigatory authority of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), the U.S.

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued nine people Thursday from a burning jack-up drilling rig near Sabine Pass, Texas.Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 12:51 p.m. from the dredging vessel Ohio that the Pride Wisconsin offshore drilling rig was on fire in Sabine Pass with nine people aboard.

US Allocates $14 Billion to Expand Ports, Shore Up Waterways

US Allocates $14 Billion to Expand Ports, Shore Up Waterways

The Biden administration on Wednesday said it will fund $14 billion in projects to improve the country's ports and waterways in an effort to increase climate resilience, improve drinking water sources and bolster the U.S. supply chain.The funds, for fiscal year 2022, target more than 500 projects in 52 states and territories, including Florida's Everglades and the Port of Long Beach in California

Suez Canal Expansion Due to Complete in July 2023

Suez Canal Expansion Due to Complete in July 2023

A project to expand parts of the Suez Canal is expected to be completed after two years of work in July 2023, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said on Sunday.The SCA announced accelerated plans to extend a second channel of the canal and to enlarge an existing channel after the Ever Given container ship ran aground and blocked the waterway for six days last year.

Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in U.S. Senate

Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to pass a bill to slap sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline sponsored by Republican Senator Ted Cruz, a day after Democrats unveiled their own legislation.The tally was 55 in favor and 44 against the bill that needed 60 votes to pass, a major hurdle in the 50-50 Senate.

Oil Output, Vessel Traffic Halted as Nicholas Lashes Texas

Oil Output, Vessel Traffic Halted as Nicholas Lashes Texas

Hurricane Nicholas on Tuesday took another swipe at U.S. Gulf Coast energy facilities, cutting offshore oil and gas output gradually recovering from the last storm and disrupting power to onshore pipeline, gas and chemical plants.Royal Dutch Shell halted production its Perdido offshore oil platform due to heavy winds, and U.S.