TOWN POINT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TOWN 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 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 99 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 27.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 14.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 13.6 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 511619

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

DRUM POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FORT MACON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY M COPPEDGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Boat Made of Flip-flops Sails for Cleaner Seas

Boat Made of Flip-flops Sails for Cleaner Seas

It was 6pm when an unusual rainbow-colored boat, made of recycled plastic waste and discarded flip-flops gathered from beaches and roadsides, dropped anchor off the beach at Mtwapa, near Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa.The 9-meter-long dhow, "The Flipflopi", was sailing south along East Africa's coast to raise awareness of the threat plastics pose to the oceans

Ocean Infinity Searches for Lost S.Korean Ship

Ocean Infinity Searches for Lost S.Korean Ship

The seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity announced that its vessel, Seabed Constructor, sets sail from Cape Town to begin the search for the lost South Korean ship, Stellar Daisy.Stellar Daisy sank on 31 March 2017, with the tragic loss of 22 of its 24 crew.  The ship, which was transporting iron ore from Brazil to China

Croatia May Pay $651.6 Mln to Uljanik Shipyard

Croatia May Pay $651.6 Mln to Uljanik Shipyard

Croatia may have to pay 4.2 billion kuna ($651.57 million) for the costs of state guarantees extended to an ailing Adriatic shipyard that has been struggling to survive in recent months, Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said on Thursday.The figure is close to 1.2 percent of Croatia's gross domestic product."This year we will have to pay 2.

Hurricane Michael Races Northeast, Leaving Devastation in Florida

Hurricane Michael Races Northeast, Leaving Devastation in Florida

Hurricane Michael, the third most powerful storm ever to strike the U.S. mainland, headed northeast on Thursday, weakened but still set to soak Georgia and the Carolinas after devastating the Florida Panhandle.By 6 AM on Thursday, heavy rain and wind had reached as far north as Charlotte, North Carolina and the Western North Carolina mountains.

Ferry with 335 People on Board Powerless in Baltic Sea

Ferry with 335 People on Board Powerless in Baltic Sea

A Lithuanian-flagged ferry carrying 335 people is powerless in the Baltic Sea but no one is reported injured, a spokesman for Danish ferry company DFDS told Reuters."There was vibration and there was smoke, but no fire was noticed," the spokesman said, contradicting earlier reports from the Lithuanian military of a fire on board the vessel.

Fire Engulfs Tourist Boat in Northwest Spain

Fire Engulfs Tourist Boat in Northwest Spain

Fifty-two people were rescued from a fire that engulfed a catamaran carrying tourists off the coast of northwestern Spain on Tuesday, authorities said.Two passengers suffered serious burns and were taken by helicopter to a hospital in La Coruna, emergency services said on Twitter.A further three people received treatment for minor injuries after being rescued from the catamaran

Coast Guard to Raise Missouri Tourist Boat after Deadly Sinking

Coast Guard to Raise Missouri Tourist Boat after Deadly Sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard was preparing on Monday to recover the "duck boat" that sank beneath storm-whipped waves in a Missouri lake last week, drowning 17 people in one of the deadliest tourist accidents in the United States in years.After raising the World War Two-style amphibious landing craft from Table Rock Lake outside the popular vacation town of Branson, the Coast Guard said

Great Lakes Shipping Supports 237,000 Plus Jobs

Great Lakes Shipping Supports 237,000 Plus Jobs

The new study by the Department of Transportation Great Lakes - Saint Lawrence Seaway says that shipping  supports more than 237,000 jobs and billions in economic activity.A year-long study of the economic impacts of the entire Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway navigation system is a definitive and detailed report documenting the many contributions made by the Great Lakes Seaway system to federal

East Libyan Forces Advance to Retake Oil Ports

East Libyan Forces Advance to Retake Oil Ports

East Libyan forces said on Thursday they had retaken the shuttered oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, though clashes resumed south of Ras Lanuf in the afternoon after a counter-attack by rival factions.Staff were evacuated from terminals in Libya's eastern oil crescent and exports were suspended last Thursday when armed opponents of eastern-based military commander Khalifa Haftar stormed the

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

Beijing's South China Sea Building Boom Grows

Beijing's South China Sea Building Boom Grows

At first glance from above it looks like any clean and neatly planned small town, complete with sports grounds, neat roads and large civic buildings.   But the town is on Subi reef in the Spratlys archipelago of the hotly contested South China Sea and, regional security experts believe, could soon be home to China's first troops based in the maritime heart of Southeast Asia.

Russia's First Sea-borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic

Russia's First Sea-borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend in preparation for its maiden mission, providing electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska.The state company behind the plant, called the "Akademik Lomonosov", says it could pioneer a new power source for remote regions of the planet