AMERICAN PRIDE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN PRIDE
    • Operator : CARIBBEAN MARITIME EXCURSIONS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2700
  • Location
    • City : ST. THOMAS
    • STATE : VI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 65
    • Full Load Capacity : 96 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 95.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 95.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 19.7 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 31 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 617827

CARIBBEAN MARITIME EXCURSIONS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CARIBBEAN; ST. THOMAS (U. S. V. I. - TORTOLA, B. V. I.)
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CHIMERA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

TORTOLA FAST FERRY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Joey D’Isernia Named CEO of Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Joey D’Isernia Named CEO of Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) on Thursday announced Joey D’Isernia has been appointed CEO and chairman of the board, succeeding company founder Brian D’Isernia, who is retiring after more than 46 years in the role.“We all stood on Brian’s shoulders as he built this company from the ground up.

Anglo American's First LNG Dual-fuel Bulk Carrier Enters Service

Anglo American's First LNG Dual-fuel Bulk Carrier Enters Service

Mining company Anglo American announced that its newly launched liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fueled Capesize+ vessel, the Ubuntu Harmony, has loaded its first cargo of iron ore from its Kumba operations in South Africa.The 190,000 tonne bulk carrier, flagged in Singapore, is the first of 10 LNG dual-fueled newbuilds that Anglo American will introduce to its chartered fleet during the course

Yinson's FPSO Contract in Nigeria Ends after 16 Years as Client Opts to Buy the Floater

Yinson's FPSO Contract in Nigeria Ends after 16 Years as Client Opts to Buy the Floater

The Malaysian FPSO leasing company Yinson has completed the 16-year contract for FPSO Adoon in Nigeria as the client Addax decided to buy the FPSO.The contract for the FPSO which has been operating at Block OML 123 offshore Nigeria, had an original term of 8 years until 2014, with the option to extend by up to 8 more years until 2022.

US Charges former Boxer Over $1 Billion Containership Cocaine Seizure

US Charges former Boxer Over $1 Billion Containership Cocaine Seizure

A former heavyweight boxer from Montenegro was charged by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday with trafficking in 22 tons of cocaine worth over $1 billion, most of which was part of one of the largest cocaine seizures in American history.Goran Gogic, 43, was arrested on Sunday night while trying to board a flight to Zurich from Miami International Airport

Crowley Wraps Salem Harbor Acreage Buy to Create Offshore Wind Port Terminal

Crowley Wraps Salem Harbor Acreage Buy to Create Offshore Wind Port Terminal

Crowley has completed the purchase of 42 acres in Salem, Massachusetts, the latest milestone toward the development of the state’s second major offshore wind port terminal.The Salem Harbor Wind Terminal is a public-private partnership between Crowley and the City of Salem, with AVANGRID serving as the port’s anchor tenant through its Commonwealth Wind and Park City Wind projects.

AMP President Slams Jones Act Waiver

AMP President Slams Jones Act Waiver

The president of a U.S. maritime trade group has slammed a decision by the Biden administration to approve a temporary Jones Act waiver for vessels shipping oil and other essential commodities to Puerto Rico in the wake of hurricane Fiona.“Granting of this waiver rewards calculated and predatory behavior that undermines a dedicated American supply chain for Puerto Rico

New Crewing Mandate Could Be a 'Gut Punch' to U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

New Crewing Mandate Could Be a 'Gut Punch' to U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

The U.S. House has this week passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), in which it attached a provision that would change rules for manning offshore vessels in U.S. waters, with the goal of fostering American jobs in the U.S. offshore wind sector, however, the move could be counterproductive.According to American Clean Power (ACP), which has slammed the move, the U.S.

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Monday to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which supporters say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs. The bill was approved 369-42 and will head to the White House for President Joe Biden's signature. Biden said in a statement he looked forward to signing it into law.

NOIA: U.S. Gov't Move Against Offshore Oil & Gas Lease Sales 'Devastating to Americans'

NOIA: U.S. Gov't Move Against Offshore Oil & Gas Lease Sales 'Devastating to Americans'

Erik Milito, president of the U.S. National Ocean Industries Association, said this week that the U.S. government's decision not to hold offshore oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska’s Cook Inlet was expected, but also "devastating to Americans.""This decision is not surprising at all.

Biden Bans Russia Oil Imports to the US

Biden Bans Russia Oil Imports to the US

U.S. President Joe Biden announced a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports on Tuesday in retaliation for the invasion of Ukraine, underscoring strong bipartisan support for a move that he acknowledged would drive up U.S. energy prices."We're banning all imports of Russian oil and gas energy," Biden told reporters at the White House. "That means Russian oil will no longer be acceptable in U.

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued nine people Thursday from a burning jack-up drilling rig near Sabine Pass, Texas.Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 12:51 p.m. from the dredging vessel Ohio that the Pride Wisconsin offshore drilling rig was on fire in Sabine Pass with nine people aboard.

Passenger Vessel Sector Faces Winding Path Back to ‘Normal’

Passenger Vessel Sector Faces Winding Path Back to ‘Normal’

The year just ended, 2021, might be described as being about “trying to get back to normal”, across the entire transportation spectrum, two years into the pandemic. During this time, the decarbonization and electrification waves have swept across maritime passenger transport. The passenger side of the business is dependent on multiple funding sources; increasingly