J. W. WESTCOTT II

  • General
    • Vessel Name : J. W. WESTCOTT II
    • Operator : WESTCOTT, J. W. CO., THE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 225
  • Location
    • City : DETROIT
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9
    • Full Load Capacity : 15 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 6
  • Size
    • Register length : 44.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 13.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 44.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 13.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.9 Feet
    • Height : 13.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1949
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 258859

WESTCOTT, J. W. CO., THE

  • Area of Operation : DETROIT RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : MAIL, PACKAGE FREIGHT AND PASSENGERS

JOSEPH J. HOGAN

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

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Detained Ship from Russia Allowed to Leave German Port

Detained Ship from Russia Allowed to Leave German Port

A cargo ship from Russia earlier detained in Germany on suspicion of breaching sanctions is now free to leave the port of Rostock, the Stralsund main customs office confirmed on Friday without providing any further details.The Atlantic Navigator II carried 251 containers of birch wood destined for the United States, which is subject to EU sanctions against Russia, but not to the US ones

MSC Containership Hit by Houthi Missile Sailing to Djibouti

MSC Containership Hit by Houthi Missile Sailing to Djibouti

Container ship MSC Sky II was continuing its voyage to Djibouti on Tuesday after being hit by a missile a day earlier near Yemen's port city of Aden, its operator MSC said.MSC Sky II was hit by a missile about 85 miles southeast of Aden and 170 miles east-southeast of the Bab al-Mandab Strait while it was sailing from Singapore to Djibouti, the Swiss-headquartered MSC said in a statement.

Yemen's Houthis Hit Container Vessel in Gulf of Aden with Missile

Yemen's Houthis Hit Container Vessel in Gulf of Aden with Missile

One of two anti-ship ballistic missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis at the container vessel M/V MSC SKY II in the Gulf of Aden hit the ship and caused "damage", the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said on Tuesday.Initial reports indicated no injuries and the Liberian-flagged, Swiss-owned container vessel did not request assistance and continued on its way, CENTCOM said in a statement.

Risk Reigns in Ocean Shipping, Industry and Economic Experts Say

Risk Reigns in Ocean Shipping, Industry and Economic Experts Say

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Shipping Industry Calls for Release of Galaxy Leader Crew

Shipping Industry Calls for Release of Galaxy Leader Crew

The international maritime industry, led by the International Chamber of Shipping, has joined together to express their concern for the seafarers from the Galaxy Leader who have been held hostage and call on the Houthis to release them.Monday February 19, 2024 marks the three-month anniversary since the Houthis seized the Galaxy Leader and its 25 seafarers in the Red Sea.

Steel Cutting Ceremony Held for Fifth NSMV

Steel Cutting Ceremony Held for Fifth NSMV

Philly Shipyard on Friday held a keel laying ceremony for the fifth and final vessel in a series of new purpose built, state-of-the-art training ships for America’s state maritime academies.The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) new vessel program – known as National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMVs) – was designed to provide world-class training for

Worker Dies Aboard Vessel at Aberdeen's South Harbor

Worker Dies Aboard Vessel at Aberdeen's South Harbor

A worker has died as a result of injuries suffered on board a vessel docked at Aberdeen's south harbor.The Port of Aberdeen and local authorities said the worker died on scene following an onboard incident at Dunnottar Quay on Saturday."Around 3:40 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2023, police were called to Dunnottar Quay, Aberdeen South Harbor

Wreck Site Identified as WWII Carrier USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)

Wreck Site Identified as WWII Carrier USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)

Naval History and Heritage Command confirmed the identity of a wreck site as USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79) July 10. While operating in the Sulu Sea, Ommaney Bay was hit and eventually mortally wounded by a twin-engine Japanese suicide plane on Jan. 4, 1945.NHHC’s Underwater Archaeology Branch used a combination of survey information provided by the Sea Scan Survey team and video footage provided by

Nigeria Will Destroy a Vessel it Intercepted Carrying Stolen Crude

Nigeria Will Destroy a Vessel it Intercepted Carrying Stolen Crude

Nigeria's state-owned oil firm NNPC Ltd said on Monday an 800,000-liter (211,338-U.S. gallon) vessel carrying stolen crude had been intercepted offshore while heading to Cameroon and would be destroyed as a deterrent to oil theft.Crude theft from pipelines and wells in the Niger Delta has hobbled the country's output in recent years and is one of the biggest challenges to confront new President

White House Says West Coast Port Negotiations Show Some Progress

White House Says West Coast Port Negotiations Show Some Progress

West Coast port employers and the union representing 22,000 workers have "overcome some sticking points" in tense labor talks that have entered their 13th month, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters on Tuesday.Acting U.S. Labor Secretary Julie Su is in San Francisco, where negotiations have been taking place

Fire Breaks Out Aboard 80-year-old Great Lakes Freighter

Fire Breaks Out Aboard 80-year-old Great Lakes Freighter

A fire broke out aboard a Canadian-registered bulk carrier transiting on Lake Erie near Pelee Island in the overnight hours on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The fire, which originated in the engine room of the 80-year-old laker Cuyahoga, is said to have been contained, with no injuries reported.U.S.

US' Newest Great Lakes Freighter Runs Aground

US' Newest Great Lakes Freighter Runs Aground

The newest Great Lakes freighter in the U.S. registered fleet has run aground in the Detroit River off Belle Isle, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The 639-foot self-unloading bulk carrier Mark W. Barker was headed toward Lake St. Clair from Cleveland when it lost propulsion and ran soft aground at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.