JOHN S. DEMPSTER JR.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JOHN S. DEMPSTER JR.
    • 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 : 368
    • Full Load Capacity : 542 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 166.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 166.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11.8 Feet
    • Height : 65 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1944
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 547685

OMEGA PROTEIN, INC.

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

CALCASIEU PASS

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

FLEETON

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

G. P. KIMBERLY

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

GRAND CALLIOU

  • 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

Ship Attacked Off Yemen

Ship Attacked Off Yemen

A vessel has been attacked 34 nautical miles (63 km) southwest of Yemen's Hodeidah, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Organisation (UKMTO) reported on its website on Thursday, adding an investigation is underway.British maritime security company Ambrey Intelligence said the incident involved a sailing vessel that managed to escape an attempted boarding from occupants of skiffs

Iran Said It Seized a Ship Smuggling Fuel

Iran Said It Seized a Ship Smuggling Fuel

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had seized a vessel in Gulf waters loaded with 250,000 liters of smuggled fuel, the Iranian state news agency IRNA reported.Iran, which has some of the world’s cheapest fuel prices due to heavy state subsidies and the fall of its currency, has been fighting rampant fuel smuggling by land to neighboring states and by sea to Gulf Arab states.

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

The wreckage of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance, which was crushed by Antarctic ice and sank some 10,000 feet (3,000 m) to the ocean floor more than a century ago, has been found, a team searching for it said on Wednesday.The three-masted sailing ship was lost in November 1915 during Shackleton’s failed attempt to make the first land crossing of Antarctica.

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

An out-of-service Staten Island Ferry vessel has reportedly been purchased by Saturday Night Live stars Pete Davidson and Colin Jost.The Staten Island natives bought the decommissioned 277-foot ferry John F. Kennedy at auction in partnership with Manhattan real estate broker and comedy club owner Paul Italia, the New York Post reported.

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a fight between BP, two contractors, and an insurance company over who should pay for thousands of personal injury claims brought by cleanup workers after the Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire in 2010.The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed most of a lower court’s rulings for contractors National Response Corp and O’Brien’s Resource

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Nashville-based Ingram Marine Group, one of the largest barging companies in the U.S., announced Monday that David O’Loughlin will retire from his role as CEO. He will be succeeded by John Roberts, the company’s current chief operating officer, who will take the helm as the new president and CEO on February 1.

HII Launches Amphibious Transport Dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29)

HII Launches Amphibious Transport Dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29)

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the amphibious transport dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29). Richard M. McCool Jr., the 13th LPD in the San Antonio class of amphibious assault force ships, will support U.S. amphibious assault, special operations and expeditionary warfare missions through the first half of the 21st century.

Port, Shipping Firms Divert Vessels After a Ningbo Terminal Shuts

Port, Shipping Firms Divert Vessels After a Ningbo Terminal Shuts

Ports and shipping companies are diverting vessels from a container terminal in China's busiest marine transportation hub which was forced to close after a coronavirus case emerged, as the pandemic strains global supply amid rising retail orders.Meidong container terminal in eastern Ningbo suspended operations on Wednesday after a COVID-19 case was detected

Man in Hamster-like Floating Wheel Washes Ashore in Florida after Failed Attempt to Reach New York

Man in Hamster-like Floating Wheel Washes Ashore in Florida after Failed Attempt to Reach New York

A  man in a hamster wheel-like vessel washed ashore near the Old Salt Park beach approach in Flagler County, Florida. He said he was on the way to New York. "[The vessel's] sole occupant was with the vessel and advised that he came to shore because he was missing some of his equipment," Flagler Sheriff's report from July 24 reads.

Covid-19 on S. Korea's Anti-piracy Ship Off Africa: Over 80% of Crew Test Positive

Covid-19 on S. Korea's Anti-piracy Ship Off Africa: Over 80% of Crew Test Positive

South Korea's military has recorded in biggest cluster of COVID-19 infections to date, with more than 80% of personnel aboard a destroyer on anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden testing positive.While the 247 cases are not directly linked to new domestic infections, with the destroyer having left South Korea to start its mission in February

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

The U.N. shipping agency approved further measures on Thursday to boost the energy efficiency of commercial vessels although critics said the move fell short of what was needed to cut the industry's carbon footprint.The International Maritime Organization (IMO) formally adopted the rules to reduce the carbon intensity of existing ships after member states reached agreement on the plans at a

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

“I hold no branch in higher esteem, than the Merchant Marine…”That is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific in WWII. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day. Inasmuch if it were not for our glorious Merchant Marine and maritime industry, we may not even have been a nation at all.