ROYAL EXPRESS II

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROYAL EXPRESS II
    • Operator : A B K ENTERPRISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 700
  • Location
    • City : PORT RICHEY
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 51
    • Full Load Capacity : 51 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 88
  • Size
    • Register length : 62.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 62.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 13 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 280282

A B K ENTERPRISES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : PORT RICHEY, FL NORTH OF ANCLOTE KEY, 9 MILES OFFSHORE VIA COTEE RIVER

ROYAL CASINO I

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROYAL EXPRESS III

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROYAL EXPRESS IV

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

John Deere Rolls Out Trio of Marine Engines

John Deere Rolls Out Trio of Marine Engines

John Deere Power Systems has expanded its lineup with three new marine engines available for order from early 2018.   The new 4.5L PowerTech 4045SFM85 offers high power to weight ratio for repowering and new vessel construction, and is ideal for planing and semi-displacement hulls, the manufacturer said.

Suez Canal Orders Two Cutter Suction Dredgers

Suez Canal Orders Two Cutter Suction Dredgers

The Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has placed an order for two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers (CSDs).   SCA has signed a contract with Royal IHC for the design and construction of two CSDs, which will be built in The Netherlands and are expected to be delivered in 2020   The vessels will have an overall length of 147.

Transocean Retires Six Floaters

Transocean Retires Six Floaters

Transocean announced its intent to retire the ultra-deepwater floaters GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Marianas.    The rigs will be classified as held for sale and will be recycled in an environmentally responsible manner. All six rigs were previously cold stacked.

Shell to Invest $2 Bln per Year in Brazil through 2020

The Brazilian unit of Royal Dutch Shell PLC will invest $2 billion per year in the country through 2020, Flávio Rodrigues, director of government relations and regulatory affairs, said at an industry event on Thursday. (Reporting by Alex Alper; Writing by Ana Mano)

Royal Navy Unveils Fish-like Submarine Concepts

Royal Navy Unveils Fish-like Submarine Concepts

A crewed mothership shaped like a manta ray, unmanned eel-like vessels equipped with sensor pods which dissolve on demand to avoid enemy detection and fish-shaped torpedoes sent to swarm against enemy targets. Though these vehicles look more like something designed in Hollywood for the next sci-fi blockbuster, they’re actually new concepts developed by the U.

UK Partners to Launch Autonomous Vessels Testing Service

UK Partners to Launch Autonomous Vessels Testing Service

The U.K.'s first maritime autonomous systems testing service is set to launch later this year.   BAE Systems said it has been awarded £457,000 (approximately $594,700) in grant funding from the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to design and deliver the U.K.’s first dedicated autonomous systems testing service.

Missing WW II Bombers Found on the Seafloor

Missing WW II Bombers Found on the Seafloor

Latest discovery follows successful identification and documentation of five missing World War II aircraft in 2016   Two B-25 bombers associated with American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently documented in the waters off Papua New Guinea by Project Recover—a collaborative team of marine scientists

Tomorrow’s Defense: Unmanned Vehicles Enter the Naval Arena

Tomorrow’s Defense: Unmanned Vehicles Enter the Naval Arena

A little more than a year ago, 40 global research and defense companies met to discuss how unmanned systems could be used by the world’s armies, air forces and navies in the defense systems of the future. This led to the British Royal Navy staging its first ‘robot wars’ last fall to give companies the chance to demonstrate their latest technology in a realistic workout.

Video: LNG-powered Dredger Scheldt River Launched

Video: LNG-powered Dredger Scheldt River Launched

DEME Group’s second LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River is part of a new generation of dual fuel hoppers that set out to achieve new standards in environmental performance. Launched January 14 at Royal IHC's shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, the 7,950m3 vessel possesses a number of innovative features and technologies

Eimskip, RAL Order Containerships from China

Eimskip, RAL Order Containerships from China

Iceland’s Eimskip and Greenland’s Royal Arctic Line (RAL) have signed an agreement to share capacity, and together ordered three new ice-class containerships to be built in China.    Eimskip said it has finalized contracts with China Shipbuilding Trading Company Limited and Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard Co. Ltd.

Australian LNG-fueled RO/RO Enters Service

Australian LNG-fueled RO/RO Enters Service

A brand new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled roll-on-roll-off freight vessel, Searoad Mersey II, has commenced service from its home port Devonport, in northern Tasmania, Australia.   Touted by Bass Strait shipping and logistics firm SeaRoad as the “cleanest, greenest freight ship ever to trade in Australian waters”

Hapag-Lloyd Names First of Five 10,500 TEU Box Ships

Hapag-Lloyd Names First of Five 10,500 TEU Box Ships

Hapag-Lloyd held a naming ceremony for the first of its five new vessels in its new 10,500 TEU class containerships, Valparaíso Express.   Valparaíso Express was named by Rozío Gonzaléz – wife of Andrónico Luksic, Chairman of the Board of the Quiñenco Group – who performed the ceremony at the Terminal Pacifico Sur (TPS) in the port of Valparaíso