DRUM POINT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DRUM POINT
    • Operator : MORAN PORTSMOUTH (A DIVISION OF MORAN TOWING CORP.)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3005
  • Location
    • City : PORTSMOUTH
    • STATE : NH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 175
  • Size
    • Register length : 99.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27 Feet
    • Overall Length : 99.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 27 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 513005

MORAN PORTSMOUTH (A DIVISION OF MORAN TOWING CORP.)

  • Area of Operation : ATLANTIC COAST - ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY; KENNEBEC AND PISCATAQUA RIVERS; SHEEPSCOTT RIVER - WISCASSETT, ME; PORTLAND AND BATH, ME AND PORTSMOUTH, NH HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

FORT MACON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY M COPPEDGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOWN POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain.In the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis point. Congestion at the big hub ports, exacerbated by imperfect intermodal interfaces with surface transport serving cargo hinterlands is at the heart of the matter.

RMK: Targeting “Next Wave of Tanker Demand” in 2021-22

RMK: Targeting “Next Wave of Tanker Demand” in 2021-22

RMK Marine Shipyard is located in the Tuzla/Istanbul, Turkey, since 1997 as part of the Koc Group of Companies (https://www.koc.com.tr/en-us) which is Turkey’s biggest conglomerate.  It specializes in shipbuilding as well as super/mega yacht refit, conversion and new building projects.

Interview: Fredrik Johansson, Tillberg Design of Sweden

Interview: Fredrik Johansson, Tillberg Design of Sweden

Tillberg Design of Sweden has been a central player in the six-year quest to envision, design, build and launch The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection brand. It has had a hand in all design aspects, from vessel exterior and interior, down to the service organization and the crew uniforms, as Fredrik Johansson, MA, Partner, Executive Project Director, explains.

Neo-Panamax Container Market Looks Better

Neo-Panamax Container Market Looks Better

Neo-Panamax container vessels experienced increased activity during the first quarter of 2019, compared to the fourth quarter of 2018, said  Capital Product Partners.While charter rates for feeder and panamax vessels remained relatively flat due to, among other things, the overhang of idle tonnage, charter rates for Neo-panamax vessels, especially 8,000 TEU designs or larger, saw marked increases

Volatility Hits Tanker Market: Concordia

Volatility Hits Tanker Market: Concordia

The tanker shipping market continued to be volatile during the first quarter of 2019, but at a higher level than in the corresponding quarter the previous year, said Concordia Maritime.After the sharp rise at the end of 2018, some tanker market segments have now slowed down again, said the international tanker shipping company.

New Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Crashed

New Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Crashed

The brand new Canadian Coast Guard vessel Sir John Franklin crashed into Victoria’s breakwater on March 22, crumpling a side of its back-end.The Seaspan-Shipyards-built Sir John Franklin was in sea trials when it crashed into Ogden Point breakwater.The 64-meter vessel, was heading into port when it banged into the wall, damaging it as well as the breakwater.

Seized: 3,300 Rare Pig-Nosed Turtles

Seized: 3,300 Rare Pig-Nosed Turtles

Malaysia seizes 3,300 rare turtles from a boat in suspected trafficking caseMalaysian authorities seized about 3,300 rare pig-nosed turtles on Wednesday suspected of being smuggled into the Southeast Asian country.The turtles, found in Australia and on the Indonesian island of Papua, are endangered due to high demand from exotic pet traders, wildlife experts said.

Dutch Authorities Demand Clean-Up Costs From MSC Line

Dutch Authorities Demand Clean-Up Costs From MSC Line

Dutch authorities will hold Swiss shipping line MSC liable for the cost of cleaning up debris from more than 270 cargo containers that fell off one of its vessels and washed up on shore, officials said on Friday.The Dutch coastguard said a criminal investigation had been launched by prosecutors into the incident, one of the largest of its kind off the coast of the Netherlands.

Chung-Hoon Seizes Drugs in Gulf of Aden

Chung-Hoon Seizes Drugs in Gulf of Aden

The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) interdicted a shipment of narcotics aboard a stateless vessel while conducting maritime security operations in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 27.Chung-Hoon’s visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team seized over 11,000 pounds of hashish while conducting a flag verification boarding.

Ships: Deciphering the Autonomous Vessel Debate

Ships: Deciphering the Autonomous Vessel Debate

By Captain Andrew Kinsey, Senior Marine Risk Consultant, Allianz Global Corporate & SpecialtyConfusion reigns in the ongoing debate on autonomous and remotely operated vessels.  Before constructive dialogs can take place, the parameters of the discussion need to be agreed upon. Bottom line: in order to understand each other, we need to be speaking the same language.

The Tipping Point: U.S. Exports more Oil than it Imports

The Tipping Point: U.S. Exports more Oil than it Imports

The United States last week exported more crude oil and fuel than it imported for the first time on record, underscoring the nation's growing influence as a supplier of oil to the world.Exports of crude surged in the week to Nov. 30 to more than 3.2 million barrels per day, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said on Thursday.

Designing for the Winds of Change

Designing for the Winds of Change

The advent of U.S. offshore wind also brings the need for the quality and quantity of built-for-purpose vessels needed to sustain its momentum.As the long-awaited advent of offshore wind finally arrives on this side of the big pond, one question which continues to dominate the conversation is where (and when) the fit-for-purpose tonnage necessary for this great leap forward will come from.