AMAZING GRACE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMAZING GRACE
    • Operator : OLDPORT MARINE SERVICES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 270
  • Location
    • City : NEWPORT
    • STATE : RI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 29
    • Passenger Capacity : 86
  • Size
    • Register length : 44.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 52.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 522656

OLDPORT MARINE SERVICES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : NEWPORT HARBOR AND VICINITY; GREAT SALT POND; BLOCK ISLAND, RI AND EDGARTOWN, MA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ALERT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

CAN DO

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Wood

ECHO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

PATRIOT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

RANGER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

REMEDY

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

RESTLESS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ROLL

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

SALLY FORTH

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SCOUT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

TANGO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

WELCOME

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

For the Design issue Greg Trauthwein asked me to write about a favorite ship design. I have no favorite ship design, or should say there are simply too many that are truly worthy of mention.  But when considering favorite designs, ship designers (and builders) do carry a strange curse.

Interview: Sam Ruda, Director, Port of NY/NJ

Interview: Sam Ruda, Director, Port of NY/NJ

Ports are economic engines for the regions they serve, and the impact from business activities at the Port of New York/New Jersey runs as big as the area it serves: 46 million consumers in a four-hour radius. The port is an economic giant in and of itself, providing for nearly a half a million jobs, a cumulative $35 billion in personal income and a cumulative $98 billion in business income.

New All-electric Niagara Falls Tour Ferries Enter Service

New All-electric Niagara Falls Tour Ferries Enter Service

A pair of first-of-their-kind passenger vessels installed with all-electric propulsion will bring Niagara Falls sightseers to experience one of the wonders of the natural world undisturbed by exhaust fumes, engine noise or vibrations.The zero-emissions ferries, named the James V. Glynn and the Nikola Tesla

Four Tankers Carrying Iranian Fuel Cargoes to US for Seizure

Four Tankers Carrying Iranian Fuel Cargoes to US for Seizure

Tankers carrying Iranian fuel cargoes covered by a U.S. warrant for seizure are sailing to the United States after talks between U.S. authorities and ship owners, a U.S. government source and a shipping source said on Thursday.Iran had planned to transport the gasoline to Venezuela, a supply line that both Tehran and Caracas have flaunted in defiance of U.S. sanctions.

Interview: Tracy Zea, President & CEO, Waterways Council Inc.

Interview: Tracy Zea, President & CEO, Waterways Council Inc.

We recently checked in with Tracy Zea, Waterways Council Inc.’s new President & CEO, on what’s in store for the U.S. inland waterways for the remainder of 2020.To start, give us some insight on your background and how you came to lead WCI.I was born and raised in Chandler, Ariz., and attended South Dakota State University, receiving a degree in Political Science.

Video: Iranian Forces Board Liberian-flagged Tanker in International Waters

Video: Iranian Forces Board Liberian-flagged Tanker in International Waters

The United States military on Wednesday said that Iranian forces had boarded a civilian vessel in international waters in the Gulf.The U.S. military's Central Command released a grainy black-and-white video on Twitter showing a helicopter near a large ship."Today in international waters, Iranian forces, including two ships and an Iranian 'Sea King' helicopter

Video: RoRo Ship to be Fitted with Tilting Rotor Sails

Video: RoRo Ship to be Fitted with Tilting Rotor Sails

A RoRo cargo ship operating in the North Sea will be fitted with two of Norsepower’s largest Rotor Sails, reducing the vessel's total emissions by as much as 25%. The Rotor Sail is essentially a modernized version of the Flettner rotor, a rotating cylinder that uses the Magnus effect to harness wind power to thrust a ship

Video: President Trump Visits Fincantieri Marinette Marine

Video: President Trump Visits Fincantieri Marinette Marine

President Donald Trump visited Fincantieri Marinette Marine Thursday following the Wisconsin shipyard’s recent contract award to design and build the U.S. Navy's first-in-class FFG(X) guided-missile frigate.The first U.S. president to visit the Marinette Marine shipyard, Trump toured the facilities where Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) are currently built and met with employees before

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

A keel laying ceremony on Tuesday marked the official start of assembly on the first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years.During the ceremony held by The Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, (FBS) the keel was laid within the shipyard’s large graving dock in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

ABS Launches Guide for Wind-assisted Propulsion Systems

ABS Launches Guide for Wind-assisted Propulsion Systems

ABS has published the ABS Guide to Wind-assisted Propulsion System Installation, providing class safety standards when installing wind-assisted systems.The classification society said its new guide is applicable to both Flettner rotors and wing sails, including both rigid and soft sails.

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

George Raymond Duclos, age 86, died peacefully on February 15, 2020 surrounded by his family. The son of the late Raymond and Albertine (Bertha Chenard) Duclos.  Born in 1933 in Fall River, MA, George spent most of his life in Westport, MA spending summers on the Watuppa Pond and moving to the Pond permanently in the 1960's.

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

From racing scows on the inland lakes of Minnesota to graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy to taking the helm of Glosten, Morgan Fanberg has led a ‘maritime life.’ We caught up with Fanberg in his Seattle office to discuss the path ahead for one of the U.S.’ most progressive and respected naval architecture and marine engineering firms.