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 Hits 11-year High

Baltic Dry Index Hits 11-year High

Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index , tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, hit a more than 11-year peak bolstered by firmer rates across vessel segments.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, was up 69 points, or 2.1%, at 3,324, its highest level since June 2010The capesize index edged up 34 points, or 0.9%, to 4,021.

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.

Fire-Stricken Containership Starts Transit to Port of Oakland

Fire-Stricken Containership Starts Transit to Port of Oakland

The Unified Command, consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, the State of California, Resolve Marine and Witt O'Briens said Sunday it was coordinating the safe transit of a containership 80 miles southwest of Big Sur to the Port of Oakland, Calif. after the ship had reported an engine fire on Friday.

Suspected Migrant-smuggling Boat Breaks Apart off San Diego; Four Dead

Suspected Migrant-smuggling Boat Breaks Apart off San Diego; Four Dead

Four people were killed and more than two dozen injured on Sunday when a boat suspected of attempting to smuggle migrants into California broke apart off Cabrillo National Monument at San Diego's rugged Point Loma, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The initial call arrived just before 10 a.m. (1700 GMT) and prompted a large emergency response, including the U.S.

Baltic Dry Index Reaches Over 10-year High

Baltic Dry Index Reaches Over 10-year High

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index on Monday drifted up to its highest since September 2010, as an uptick in rates for the larger capesize segment offset a drop in panamax vessel demand.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, edged up 20 points, or 0.7%, to 2,808, a high since September 2010.

Baltic Dry Index Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since Mid-February

Baltic Dry Index Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since Mid-February

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index climbed on Friday to post its best weekly gain since mid-February thanks to higher demand for capesize vessels.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, rose 38 points, or 1.4%, to 2,788, its highest since September 2010.The main index firmed 16.

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

Offshore wind (OSW) energy is a new focus for the U.S. under President Biden, who highlighted it in his January 27, 2021 Executive Order on climate. Since then, there have been several new supporting developments:Rulings by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP);Announcement that workers in Alabama and West Virginia are supplying 10

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.

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