EASTERN UPPER PENINSULA TRANSIT AUTHORITY

  • Engineering District : Detroit
  • TSO Series Number : TS-3 Transportation Lines on the Great Lakes System
  • Principal Commodity List : VEHICLES AND PASSENGERS
  • Area of Operation : DETOUR TO DRUMMOND ISLAND, BARBEAU TO NEEBISH ISLAND, MI; SAULT STE. MARIE TO SUGAR ISLAND
  • Vessels
    • Specialized Carrier : 4
    • Vessels List : DRUMMOND ISLANDER III, DRUMMOND ISLANDER IV, NEEBISH ISLANDER II, SUGAR ISLANDER II
  • Address
    4001 I-75 BUSINESS SPUR SAULT STE. MARIE MI 49783
  • Contact
    • Phone : 906-632-2898
4001 I-75 BUSINESS SPUR SAULT STE. MARIE MI 49783

Managed Vessels

DRUMMOND ISLANDER III

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

DRUMMOND ISLANDER IV

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NEEBISH ISLANDER II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SUGAR ISLANDER II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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Panama Canal to Increase Number of Booking Slots

Panama Canal to Increase Number of Booking Slots

The Panama Canal will increase the total number of vessels authorized to pass through the waterway to 34 per day following rains that have allowed water levels to recover, its authority said late on Monday.The new slots will be effective in July. The maximum draft for ships transiting the canal's largest locks will also be increased to 46 feet starting in mid June

Tanker Ablaze After Being Struck by Houthis in the Red Sea

Tanker Ablaze After Being Struck by Houthis in the Red Sea

Yemen's Houthi rebels on Friday stepped up attacks on vessels transiting the Red Sea, including a hit on a fuel tanker operated on behalf of trading firm Trafigura that sparked a fire.Trafigura said that the fuel tanker Marlin Luanda, which was operating on its behalf, was struck by a missile as it transited the Red Sea.

US Navy Intercepts Missiles in Red Sea While Escorting Maersk Ships

US Navy Intercepts Missiles in Red Sea While Escorting Maersk Ships

Maersk said explosions nearby forced two ships operated by its U.S. subsidiary and carrying U.S. military supplies to turn around when they were transiting the Bab al-Mandab Strait off Yemen, accompanied by the U.S. Navy."While en route, both ships reported seeing explosions close by and the U.S.

Containership Strikes Floating Bridge in the Suez Canal

Containership Strikes Floating Bridge in the Suez Canal

A container ship collided with a floating bridge in the eastern lane of the Suez Canal on Wednesday but the passage of ships through the waterway was not interrupted, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said.Tugboats helped the One Orpheus after it suffered a fault with its rudder while transiting the canal on its way from Singapore to the Netherlands, the authority said in a statement.

Panama Canal Water Levels at Historic Lows, Restrictions to Remain

Panama Canal Water Levels at Historic Lows, Restrictions to Remain

The Panama Canal's water levels have not recovered enough as the end of the rainy season approaches and limits on daily transit and vessel draft will stay in place for the rest of the year and throughout 2024, the waterway's authority said on Tuesday.The restrictions, implemented earlier this year to conserve water amid prolonged drought

Panama Canal Water Levels Likely to Remain Exceptionally Low for Months

Panama Canal Water Levels Likely to Remain Exceptionally Low for Months

Water levels in the Panama Canal are likely to remain exceptionally low for months despite forecasted short-term improvements, meaning no end in sight to the prolonged disruptions hampering vessels transiting the vital shipping artery.The Panama Canal Authority earlier this year began imposing restrictions on daily vessel transit and maximum draft amid a prolonged drought that has lowered the

Eastern Gets Green Light to Build USACE Hopper Dredge

Eastern Gets Green Light to Build USACE Hopper Dredge

Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group announced on Tuesday it has received a notice to proceed after winning a contract to design and build a new hopper dredge for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).The 6,000-cubic-yard-capacity diesel-electric dredge will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton and Port St. Joe facilities and is scheduled for delivery in 2027, the builder said.

Panama Canal Extends Transit Restrictions through September 2

Panama Canal Extends Transit Restrictions through September 2

The Panama Canal Authority on Wednesday notified shippers it is extending through September 2 restrictions for vessels to transit through the waterway and keeping the number of vessels authorized to pass per day to a maximum of 32.The Canal restrictions, implemented in recent months as the rainy season in Panama has come late this year, could add more pressure on consumer goods prices

Drought-hit Panama Canal Lets More Unbooked Ships Pass in bid to Ease Queue

Drought-hit Panama Canal Lets More Unbooked Ships Pass in bid to Ease Queue

The drought-hit Panama Canal has temporarily limited the number of new reserved passage slots to help ease a bottleneck of ships that are waiting to transit without reservations, the waterway's authority said on Thursday.A logjam of commercial vessels seeking to pass through the canal, one of the world's busiest trade passages

Crossing Death's Door Daily

Crossing Death's Door Daily

Washington Island Ferry Line (WIFL) has been the essential link between the residents, business and visitors of Washington Island and Wisconsin's Door Peninsula for more than eight decades.Picturesque and peaceful Door County isn't named for some intrepid settlers named Door. The name has a more ominous meaning.

Hornbeck Offshore Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Work with OSV-to-SOV Conversion Project

Hornbeck Offshore Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Work with OSV-to-SOV Conversion Project

U.S. offshore vessel owner Hornbeck Offshore Services, best known for its offshore oil and gas support vessel services, is looking at business opportunities in the growing U.S. offshore wind sector as well as in offshore accommodation services in the oil and gas area.For that, Covington, La.

Russia Says Ukraine Tried to Attack Russian Ship Near Major Gas Pipelines in Black Sea

Russia Says Ukraine Tried to Attack Russian Ship Near Major Gas Pipelines in Black Sea

Russia said on Sunday that Ukraine had made unsuccessful attempt to attack a Russian naval ship with six high-speed drone boats as the Russian vessel patrolled major natural gas pipelines in the Black Sea.The 'Priazovye' ship was carrying out what Russia's defense ministry said was "monitoring of the situation and ensuring security along the routes of the TurkStream and Blue Stream gas pipelines