AURORA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AURORA
    • Operator : BOSTON HARBOR CRUISES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5200
  • Location
    • City : BOSTON
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 123
    • Passenger Capacity : 400
  • Size
    • Register length : 110 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1087449

BOSTON HARBOR CRUISES

  • Area of Operation : BOSTON INNER HARBOR, BOSTON OUTER HARBOR, MASSACHUSETTS BAY, WEYMOUTH FORE RIVER AND WEYMOUTH BACK RIVER; AND NEW YORK HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

FLO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

FLYING CLOUD

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

FORT INDEPENDENCE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

FORT WARREN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

FREDERICK L NOLAN JR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

GINA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

HUZZAH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

KNOTTS ISLAND

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

LI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

LIGHTNING

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

LYNDA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

MARTHA WASHINGTON

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

MATTHEW J. HUGHES

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

MICHAEL B. MELI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NATHANIEL BOWDITCH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

REGENCY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

RENDEZVOUS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

RITA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROOKIE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

RUTH E. HUGHES

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

SALACIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

SCARLETT ISABELLA

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

TAMARA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

WILLIAM F. LISK

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ALIX

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ANDREA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ANDREWS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ASTERIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

BONNIE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

BUNKER HILL

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

CETACEA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Unknown

CLAIRE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

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Trinidad Government Hires Salvors to Recover Sunken Oil Barge

Trinidad and Tobago has hired two remediation and salvage firms to help clean up an ongoing oil spill off Tobago and salvage the leaking barge, the country's Ministry of Energy said on Tuesday.It has been almost two weeks since the oil spill was first discovered off Tobago's Atlantic coast after a barge ran aground on a reef.

Sunken Ship Spilling Oil in Trinidad and Tobago

Sunken Ship Spilling Oil in Trinidad and Tobago

First responders and volunteers from Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday sought to contain an oil spill detected last week in the Caribbean country's waters and clean areas of Tobago island's coast already affected by the incident.Trinidad and Tobago's coast guard first spotted the spill on Feb.

Inside Wärtsilä’s Sustainable Technology Hub

Inside Wärtsilä’s Sustainable Technology Hub

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Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

A barge carrying three trucks and 2,000 empty cooking gas cylinders lies stranded on the vast sand banks of a diminished Rio Negro river after running aground last month, highlighting the plight of river transport in the Amazon region hit by severe drought.Officials warned that low river levels risk disrupting grains exports from nearby farm states.

Nexans Aurora 2.0: Ulstein Verft to Build Another High End Cable Layer for Nexans

Nexans Aurora 2.0: Ulstein Verft to Build Another High End Cable Layer for Nexans

Nexans Marine Operations and the Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft have entered into a contract for the construction of a large DP3 cable-laying vessel, which will be an updated version of the Nexans Aurora vessel, delivered in 2021.The vessel is an ST-297 CLV design by Norway-based Skipsteknisk.

Cruise Ship Pulled Free After Running Aground in Greenland

Cruise Ship Pulled Free After Running Aground in Greenland

A luxury cruise ship that ran aground this week in a remote part of Greenland with 206 people on board was pulled free by a fishing trawler on Thursday.The Ocean Explorer cruise vessel had been stuck since Monday in mud and silt in the Alpefjord national park, some 1,400 km (870 miles) northeast of Greenland's capital Nuuk."We have just successfully become free now. ...

Expedition Cruise Ship Remains Stuck Aground in Greenland

A luxury cruise ship carrying 206 people remained stuck in a remote Greenland location on Wednesday after running aground earlier this week, the vessel's operator and rescue services said.The Danish military's Joint Arctic Command (JAC) said Tuesday's tide had failed to lift the 104-metre (341-foot) Ocean Explorer enough to free it.

Luxury Cruise Ship Runs Aground in Remote Greenland

A luxury cruise ship carrying 206 people has run aground in remote eastern Greenland with the nearest help by sea days away, the Danish military's Joint Arctic Command (JAC) said on Tuesday.The Ocean Explorer ran aground on Monday in Alpefjord in a national park some 1,400 km (870 miles) northeast of Greenland's capital Nuuk, the JAC said in a statement.There were no reports of injuries, JAC said.

Germany Approves Cosco Stake in Hamburg Port Terminal

Germany Approves Cosco Stake in Hamburg Port Terminal

Port logistics firm HHLA said on Wednesday the German government has cleared the purchase by China’s Cosco of a 24.9% stake in a container terminal in the sea port of Hamburg, amid a political row over Chinese investment in the German economy.A spokesperson for the German government said in a statement that Berlin had informed HHLA and Cosco that their reworked deal was compliant with a cabinet

Ulstein Verft Cuts First Steel for New and Improved Nexans Aurora Vessel

Ulstein Verft Cuts First Steel for New and Improved Nexans Aurora Vessel

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft and Nexans Marine Operations have marked the start of construction of a new DP3 cable-laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora in a steel cutting ceremony held on January 19, 2024.Four months after signing the shipbuilding contract, Nexans Marine Operations and Ulstein Verft officially started he construction of Nexans’ next cable laying vessel.

Red Rock to Supply Cranes for New Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Red Rock to Supply Cranes for New Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Norwegian offshore crane supplier Red Rock has been hired once again by Ulstein Verft to deliver upgraded crane package for a new and updated version of the DP3 cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora.The cable-laying vessel will feature a split turntable on deck capable of holding up to 10,000t of cable, an under-deck turntable with a 3,500t cable capacity.

Höegh Autoliners Opts for Four More Aurora Class Car Carriers

Höegh Autoliners Opts for Four More Aurora Class Car Carriers

Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners announced on Monday that it has exercised its option to construct four additional multi-fuel and net zero carbon ready Aurora class car carrier vessels at China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd (CMHI) in Haimen.This brings the number of total vessels under the newbuilding program to 12 vessels, all of which will be built by CMHI.