SMUGGLERS POINT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SMUGGLERS POINT
    • Operator : OMEGA PROTEIN, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : General Cargo Freighter
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : REEDVILLE
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 179
    • Full Load Capacity : 598 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 166.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 166.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 15.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 15.4 Feet
    • Height : 65 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1943
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 651567

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

JOHN S. DEMPSTER JR.

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

RAPPA HANNOCK

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

REEDVILLE

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

TANGIER ISLAND

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

TIDELAND

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Containership Runs Aground Near New Orleans

A 334-meter containership ran aground near mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River, Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard watchstanders in New Orleans received a call at 3:20 a.m. that the Liberian-flagged Belita had run aground near 12-mile point, at mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River.

‘Hull Skate’ Your Way to Cleaner Hulls, Better Fuel Efficiency

‘Hull Skate’ Your Way to Cleaner Hulls, Better Fuel Efficiency

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Coronavirus-hit Princess Cruises Suspends Operations

Coronavirus-hit Princess Cruises Suspends Operations

Princess Cruises, the operator of two coronavirus-stricken ships, said on Thursday it would suspend global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months, sending shares of its parent company Carnival Corp down 22% in premarket trading.The Grand Princess was denied entry to San Francisco Bay last Wednesday en route back from Hawaii as authorities learned some passengers and crew had developed

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.

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

Interview: Ed Grimm, CEO, Southern Towing Company

Interview: Ed Grimm, CEO, Southern Towing Company

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SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

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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.

Mitigating Maritime Risk

Mitigating Maritime Risk

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Neo-Panamax Container Market Looks Better

Neo-Panamax Container Market Looks Better

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Volatility Hits Tanker Market: Concordia

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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.