COMPASS POINT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : COMPASS POINT
    • Operator : KANAWHA CRANE AND CONSTRUCTION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : CEREDO
    • STATE : WV
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 58
  • Size
    • Register length : 53.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 53.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.6 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1978
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 597281

KANAWHA CRANE AND CONSTRUCTION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : KANAWHA RIVER; OHIO RIVER FROM POINT PLEASANT TO HUNTINGTON; BIG SANDY RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : CRANE AND CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

CAPT. EDWARD F. SMITH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES EDWIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUIS D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MERAMEC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICKY LYNN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Baltic Index Sees Best Month on Record

Baltic Index Sees Best Month on Record

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index edged higher on Tuesday, helped by gains in supramax and panamax vessel rates, and marked its best month on record.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 5 points, or 0.3%, to 1,799.

Sustainable Shipping Gets New Berth

Sustainable Shipping Gets New Berth

Centuries-old maritime craftwork and advanced technology help carbon-free seaborne trade.It was a chance meeting that changed two lives. It may also change the way the world thinks about maritime shipping.An accomplished sailor, Danielle Doggett loves tall ships—the large wind-powered sailing vessels that carry passengers and cargo.

Baltic Index Hits Over 7-month High on Increasing Vessel Activity

Baltic Index Hits Over 7-month High on Increasing Vessel Activity

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index touched its highest level in more than seven months on Tuesday, as rates across all vessel segments rose on increasing trading activity.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 59 points, or 3.8%, to 1,617, its highest since November 5.

Chinese Demand Lifts Baltic Index to Record Weekly Gain

Chinese Demand Lifts Baltic Index to Record Weekly Gain

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry commodities around the world, posted its biggest weekly gain ever, underpinned by a rebound in global commodities trading as iron ore demand from China picked up.The 35-year old index, which reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax ships

Baltic Index Sees Best Day Ever—Again

Baltic Index Sees Best Day Ever—Again

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index marked its largest single-day percentage rise on Thursday, as capesize vessel segment rates jumped 50% on strong iron ore demand.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 281 points, or about 22.6%, to 1,527, its highest since Dec. 10.

Baltic Index Logs Record Jump as Capesize Demand Spikes

Baltic Index Logs Record Jump as Capesize Demand Spikes

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index recorded its biggest ever daily percentage jump on Wednesday, propelled by surging capesize rates due to a spike in iron-ore shipments.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 192 points, or about 18.2%, to 1,246, its highest since Dec. 17.

EvoLogics Modems Authorized for US Navy Use

EvoLogics Modems Authorized for US Navy Use

ANU listing granted after favorable USBL accuracy testsEvoLogics underwater acoustic modems were recently listed as Authorized for Navy Use (ANU), following a lengthy period of testing and technical evaluation by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and The Emergency Ship Salvage Material (ESSM) System.

Global Reef Expedition: Mission to Tonga

Global Reef Expedition: Mission to Tonga

Assessing the health of coral reefs in the Kingdom of TongaHealthy coral reefs provide critical ecosystem services for millions of people globally, but with climate change and anthropogenic stressors, the landscape of these habitats is regularly shifting. The science and conservation community has realized the importance of baseline studies to help track how these precious reef ecosystems are

Shipping Industry Urges Free Movement of Crews to Keep Trade Moving

Shipping Industry Urges Free Movement of Crews to Keep Trade Moving

Ships must be allowed to change over overworked and exhausted crews to help to keep trade flowing as coronavirus lockdowns shut many transit points across the globe, shipping industry officials said on Tuesday.About 90% of world trade is transported by sea but a deepening lockdown in many countries and suspended air travel have disrupted supply chains

As Oil Crisis Deepens, Hedge Funds Sense a Turnaround

As Oil Crisis Deepens, Hedge Funds Sense a Turnaround

Hedge fund managers sensed oil prices were nearing a turning point last week, and for the first time in more than two months started to add long positions in anticipation prices would bounce from an unsustainable low.Overall, hedge funds and other money managers were still net sellers of 19 million barrels of petroleum in the six most important futures and options contracts in the week ending on

Diego Aponte: MSC CEO Offers Insight on COVID-19 Impact

Diego Aponte: MSC CEO Offers Insight on COVID-19 Impact

In an open letter posted on the MSC website, MSC Group President & CEO Diego Aponte offered public comment and perspective on the COVID-19 situation for MSC's cargo business. “The spread of COVID-19 has created a public health issue unprecedented in our lifetimes, triggering an unexpected shock for societies and economies,” said Aponte.

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Nearly 200 towing vessels and 600 barges are queued on the Intracoastal Waterway while salvors work to clear a halved and partially sunken rock barge near Berwick, La., the U.S. Coast Guard said.A section of waterway has been closed since Sunday night, when a towing vessel pushing six rock-filled hopper barges ran aground at mile marker 99.