WEST POINT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WEST POINT
    • Operator : WESTERN TOWBOAT COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 74
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 62 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1992
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 984759

WESTERN TOWBOAT COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : PUGET SOUND, COLUMBIA RIVER, ALASKA AND OREGON, FLORIDA AND CUBA, MEXICO & CALIFORNIA
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL TOWING AND FREIGHT

ALASKA MARINER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALASKA TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARTIC TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLYER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GULF TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HORNET

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OCEAN MARINER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OCEAN NAVIGATOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OCEAN RANGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OCEAN TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRIUMPH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WASP

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN MARINER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN NAVIGATOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN RANGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTRAC

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTRAC II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BALLARD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN CARRIER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN PROVIDER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN SERVICE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN VENTURE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WTB #1

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Baltic Dry Index Rises to 1.5-year Peak

Baltic Dry Index Rises to 1.5-year Peak

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, rose to 1-1/2-year peak on Monday as demand improved across vessel segments.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, added 47 points, or 2%, to 2,432, its highest level since September 2019.The capesize index gained 37 points, or 1.

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

The Suez Canal stepped up efforts on Friday to free a giant container ship blocking the vital trade waterway that has sent shipping rates for oil product tankers soaring and disrupted the global supply chains for everything from grains to baby clothes.Shipping rates for oil product tankers have nearly doubled after the 400 meter long Ever Given, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

Baltic Dry Index Rises to Over One-year High

Baltic Dry Index Rises to Over One-year High

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index tracking rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities scaled an over one-year peak on Monday, propelled by higher rates across vessel segments, with panamax rates touching an over 10-year high.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 38 points, or 1.7%, to 2,319, its highest since September 2019.

Capesize and Panamax Bulker Rates Are Soaring

Capesize and Panamax Bulker Rates Are Soaring

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose to its highest in over three weeks on Wednesday as demand for capesizes rebounded and rates for the panamax vessel segment scaled ten-year highs.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, surged 261 points, or 17.5%, to 1,756, recording its fifth straight session of gains.

VIDEO: Across the Ocean & Up the Mountain with Erden Eruc

VIDEO: Across the Ocean & Up the Mountain with Erden Eruc

Erden Eruc is a man on a ‘human-powered’ mission, a mission which Elliott Bay Design Group recently assisted with donated design services as he plans for the next leg of his “Six Summits Project.” Next up: a solo row across the Pacific Ocean, a bike ride to Tibet and climbing Mt. Everest.

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Is neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea the answer to West Africa’s maritime crime crisis?In October 2020, China’s transport ministry established an ad hoc workgroup to lay down precautionary measures for ships and seafarers passing through high piracy risk West African waters.The move came as China told its vessels to up vigilance and implement a series of precautionary measures to ensure the

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australian officials were evacuating workers from a Kuwaiti-flagged livestock ship docked off the country’s west coast on Tuesday after at least half the 52 crew tested positive for COVID-19.The cluster of cases is the fourth outbreak detected onboard a ship arriving at a Western Australia port over the last month, in a state that has otherwise been free of the coronavirus for weeks.

UN Access to Decaying Yemen Tanker Could Take Weeks

UN Access to Decaying Yemen Tanker Could Take Weeks

A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating tanker off Yemen's shore that is threatening to spill 1.1 million barrels of crude oil in the Red Sea, two U.N. sources told Reuters.The United Nations has warned that the Safer, stranded since 2015, could spill four times as much oil as the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster near Alaska

Baltic Index Hits Over 7-month High on Increasing Vessel Activity

Baltic Index Hits Over 7-month High on Increasing Vessel Activity

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index touched its highest level in more than seven months on Tuesday, as rates across all vessel segments rose on increasing trading activity.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 59 points, or 3.8%, to 1,617, its highest since November 5.

Chinese Demand Lifts Baltic Index to Record Weekly Gain

Chinese Demand Lifts Baltic Index to Record Weekly Gain

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry commodities around the world, posted its biggest weekly gain ever, underpinned by a rebound in global commodities trading as iron ore demand from China picked up.The 35-year old index, which reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax ships

Baltic Index Sees Best Day Ever—Again

Baltic Index Sees Best Day Ever—Again

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index marked its largest single-day percentage rise on Thursday, as capesize vessel segment rates jumped 50% on strong iron ore demand.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 281 points, or about 22.6%, to 1,527, its highest since Dec. 10.

Chinese, Malaysian Offshore Oil Vessels in South China Sea Standoff

A Chinese government survey ship is tagging an exploration vessel operated by Malaysia's state oil company Petronas in disputed waters in the South China Sea, three regional security sources said on Friday.China's Haiyang Dizhi 8 entered waters near Malaysia on Thursday, according to ship tracking website Marine Traffic.