ALCATRAZ CLIPPER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALCATRAZ CLIPPER
    • Operator : ALCATRAZ ISLANDER LP
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1250
  • Location
    • City : SAN FRANCISCO
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
    • Passenger Capacity : 693
  • Size
    • Register length : 127.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 130 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.7 Feet
    • Height : 41 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 557225

ALCATRAZ ISLANDER LP

  • Area of Operation : SAN FRANCISCO BAY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ALCATRAZ FLYER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

HORN BLOWER HYBRID

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ISLANDER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

RANGER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

Congress Funds Training Ship for Texas A&M

Congress Funds Training Ship for Texas A&M

Congress on Monday approved $390 million to fund construction of a fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV). The state-of-the-art ship will be assigned to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston, serving as a training platform for future merchant mariners and offer a critical disaster resource in the Gulf Coast.

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

Norway’s Island Offshore broke free from the enforced conservatism of the E&P sector, adding not just a new ship to its fleet, but one that re-writes the rulebook in capabilities, technology and despite its size and power, environmental credentials.Simply put, Island Offshore’s new deep water installation Vessel ‘Island Victory’ is the most powerful multi-purpose offshore vessel ever built; a

Arctic Shipping Creates Insurance Headaches as Routes Open

Arctic Shipping Creates Insurance Headaches as Routes Open

When Captain Will Whatley guides a ship through Arctic waters, he is starkly aware of what can go wrong.Double the manpower is needed to navigate. Lookout shifts are kept to just one hour, so sailors don't lose concentration and miss a mass of floating ice. Big icebergs show up on radar, but smaller, truck-sized "bergy bits"—even more dangerous—can be missed, the captain says.

Texas A&M Maritime Academy's New Training Ship Named

Texas A&M Maritime Academy's New Training Ship Named

The Texas A&M Maritime Academy said it has been notified by the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) that the National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) expected to arrive on its Galveston campus in 2025 will be named the Lone Star State.The ship, which is slated to be built by Philly Shipyard

Study Reveals Ferry Industry’s Huge Economic Impact

Study Reveals Ferry Industry’s Huge Economic Impact

A study commissioned by trade association Interferry has revealed startling statistics on the far-reaching extent of the global ferry industry’s value to the world economy.Research into the latest pre-Covid full-year figures found that, in 2019, ferries carried 4.27 billion passengers – on a par with aviation – and 373 million vehicles across a worldwide fleet of 15,400 vessels.

Global Offshore Lands Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Wind Farm Gig

Global Offshore Lands Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Wind Farm Gig

Global Offshore, part of Global Marine Group, has won a contract for the installation and burial of 27 array cables at Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Sector of the Baltic SeaGlobal Offshore will be responsible for the project management and marine engineering; cable protection systems supply and installation, pre and post lay surveys, cable loading and laying

Equinor Charters Havila Platform Supplier

Equinor Charters Havila Platform Supplier

Norwegian offshore shipowner Havila Shipping has won a contract with Equinor for one of its platform supply vessels.The company said Thursday the PSV Havila Clipper would start working rot the Norwegian oil giant in direct continuation of the existing contract."The contract is for a firm period of 70 days with options for 20 days," Havila Shipping said.

French Vessel Hauls Luxury Cargoes Across Atlantic with Sail Power

French Vessel Hauls Luxury Cargoes Across Atlantic with Sail Power

In a return to the age of the clipper, a French company is using a sailing boat to ply the trade routes that pre-dated steam power—and delivering wine and chocolate to environmentally conscious customers on either side of the Atlantic.Sleek and light like its larger predecessors, the aluminum-hulled “Grain de Sail” was custom built in a French shipyard and combines the technology used in modern

Solstad's Normand Cutter CSV Stays with Global Marine Group

Solstad's Normand Cutter CSV Stays with Global Marine Group

Norway-based operator of offshore support and construction vessels Solstad Offshore has secured a contract for its Normand Cutter vessel with Global Marine Group ("GMG").The construction support vessel is already on a contract with GMG, and the new contract will start in March 2021, in direct continuation of the current charter.

Interferry Names New Chair and Board Member

Interferry Names New Chair and Board Member

Ferry industry trade group Interferry announced Brittany Ferries CEO Christophe Mathieu as the new Chair of its board of directors.  He was elected at the association’s annual general meeting on October 27 - held virtually due to COVID-19 travel restrictions - in succession to John Steen-Mikkelsen, former CEO of Denmark’s Danske Faerger.