DRUM POINT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DRUM POINT
    • Operator : HIGMAN BARGE LINES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 115
  • Size
    • Register length : 72 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 72 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9 Feet
    • Height : 31 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2005
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1175464

HIGMAN BARGE LINES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : HOUSTON, GIWW, NEW ORLEANS AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : LUBE OIL AND PETRO CHEMICALS

HTCO

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

LOGICON

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

MMI

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

ABERDEEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALLIANCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANNAPOLIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANTIETAM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARANSAS PASS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARUNDEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAFFIN BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BALTIMORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BELLE CHASSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETHESDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOLIVAR POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CALCASIEU

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JACK HIGMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CECIL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHESAPEAKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLIFFORD L. CARRAWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLT CLARY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COVE POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CUMBERLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DECATUR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMPIRE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ERIK SALEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEPORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE H. THOMAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GORDON A. KEENAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRETCHEN C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GUADALUPE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGH ISLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGMAN LEADER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGMAN LEGACY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HORN ISLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

INGLESIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSE B. GUNSTREAM, JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN T MCMAHAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KARL G. ANDREN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KYLE A SHAW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAVACA BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK E. FLYNN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARRERO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MATAGORDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS CYNTHIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MARIANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS SARAH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ORANGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PALACIOS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PEDERNALES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PELICAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PIMLICO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT COMFORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT ISABEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT MALLARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PORT NECHES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POTOMAC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PRESTON N. SHUFORD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED FISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED RIVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RIO GRANDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROCKFISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SABINE PASS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAINT CHARLES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN ANTONIO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN BERNARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN MARCOS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN SABA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SANDY POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEVERN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKIPJACK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPINDLETOP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST ROSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SWEENEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THREE RIVERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRINITY BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EBL

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

Tug Pair Delivered to PSA Marine

Tug Pair Delivered to PSA Marine

In August 2018, PSA Marine Singapore took delivery of two new 32-meter tugs, PSA Thor and PSA Hulk, built at PaxOcean Engineering Zhuhai Co., Ltd.The evolved RAmparts 3200 ASD hull form has been developed by Robert Allan Ltd. to provide ship assist in the berthing and un-berthing operations in ports/terminals and also coastal towing operations.

Bisso Offshore Orders New Tugs from Eastern

Bisso Offshore Orders New Tugs from Eastern

Estern Shipbuilding Group announced it has signed a new contract with Bisso Offshore, LLC for the construction of two Robert Allan Ltd. RApport 2400 Ship Handing Tugs with escort capability. The deal was signed on May 31, 2018.Bisso Offshore is one of Eastern’s long term customers and has taken delivery of four previous modern Z-drive tugs from Eastern since 2006.

Carnival Scoops Up Port, Rail and Retail Operations in Alaska

Carnival Scoops Up Port, Rail and Retail Operations in Alaska

A subsidiary of Carnival Corporation has reached a deal to purchase port, railroad and retail operations that form a gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush region, in a major push into the Alaskan tourism industry.Carnival, the world’s largest cruise and leisure travel company, announced Thursday it has entered a purchase and sale agreement through its subsidiary Holland America Princess Alaska Tours

Baltic Index Near 15-week High

Baltic Index Near 15-week High

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Monday to near 15-week highs, boosted by rising rates for capesize vessels.   The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, was up 25 points, or about 2 percent, at 1,306 points, its highest since Jan. 10.

What Does the Jones Act Mean for Offshore Wind?

What Does the Jones Act Mean for Offshore Wind?

Offshore wind power continues to gain momentum in the United States. How will the Jones Act affect the development, operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms?   After years of planning and some unsuccessful attempts, offshore wind power developers finally have their first success in the United States.

Cove Point LNG Terminal's First Export Imminent

Cove Point LNG Terminal's First Export Imminent

Methane Spirit, a liquefied natural gas tanker, said on Thursday it would arrive at Dominion Energy Inc's Cove Point LNG export facility in Maryland around March 31, according to Reuters shipping data. If correct, that could be the first vessel to pick up a cargo from the LNG facility, which Virginia-based Dominion said it expects to enter service in March.

Capesize Rates Post Biggest Weekly Drop in 2 Years

Capesize Rates Post Biggest Weekly Drop in 2 Years

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell on Friday and continued to linger around five month lows as the capesize segment recorded its biggest weekly percentage decline in two years.   The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels that ferry dry bulk commodities, shed 14 points, or 1.

USCG Releases Final Statement on El Faro Sinking

USCG Releases Final Statement on El Faro Sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard has released its final action memo on the loss of the S.S. El Faro and its 33 crew members during a 2015 hurricane near Crooked Island, Bahamas.   In the final action memo, Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft approved the findings of fact, analysis and conclusions detailed in the Marine Board of Investigation’s Report of Investigation (ROI)

First Vessel Heads for MD's Cove Point LNG

First Vessel Heads for MD's Cove Point LNG

The first liquefied natural gas vessel, the Maran Gas Delphi, was headed Thursday for Dominion Energy Inc's Cove Point LNG export facility in Maryland, a Reuters interactive map showed, with the facility expected to enter service by the end of the year.   Cove Point will be the second large LNG export terminal in the lower 48 U.S.

Buzby: Kings Point Back on Track

Buzby: Kings Point Back on Track

U.S. Maritime Adminstrator Mark Buzby issues statement on ‘full accreditation’ from third party auditors.   The U.S. Maritime Administrator last week issued a statement announcing full accreditation of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

A Turning Point in Oil Spill Recovery

A Turning Point in Oil Spill Recovery

Spill Response: Elastec’s Grooved Skimming Technology   Cleaning up marine oil spills can be a challenge as there are various types of oil spilled but only a few effective recovery methods. The three main technologies for oil spill recovery for inland and offshore waters are mechanical, insitu burning (ISB), and dispersant application.

Markey ARR Winch System: Tried & Tested in the Toughest Tug Challenges

Markey ARR Winch System: Tried & Tested in the Toughest Tug Challenges

For more than 30 years, Markey Machinery has worked with the LNG and marine transportation Industries with the goal of developing winches designed to work under the most challenging conditions. The effort includes extensive design shop testing and actual commercial work, a combination that has ultimately produced an understanding of the operational issues facing terminal and tug operators.