BENJAMIN ELLIOT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BENJAMIN ELLIOT
    • Operator : NEW YORK STATE MARINE HIGHWAY TRANSP, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : TROY
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 18
  • Size
    • Register length : 47.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1960
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 283659

NEW YORK STATE MARINE HIGHWAY TRANSP, LLC

  • Area of Operation : HUDSON RIVER; NEW YORK STATE CANAL SYSTEM AND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING PROJECT CARGO, CONTRACTOR'S EQUIPMENT AND MARINE TRANSPORTATION SALVAGE

MARGOT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

It takes a thick skin to live in New York City, let alone to run its Staten Island Ferry service. James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, has been charged with running the ferry service for the last 16 years. We met with him for his insights on the challenges of keeping the iconic ferry running safely and efficiently.

Israel's Biggest Seaport Operating Fully

Israel's Biggest Seaport Operating Fully

TEL AVIV - Israel's largest seaport in the southern city of Ashdod is fully operational, with containers being unloaded at a similar pace to a year ago despite the global outbreak of coronavirus, the port's chairwoman said.Some 97% of cargo to Israel, by weight, arrives by ship and the government has assured the country there will be no shortages of essential products.

ESG Launches NYCDOT Ferry

ESG Launches NYCDOT Ferry

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KP Advisory Board Members Named

KP Advisory Board Members Named

U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces New Members of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Advisory Board.U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of seven new members to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Advisory Board. The USMMA Advisory Board serves as an independent body whose primary purpose is to examine the course of instruction and management

Photo: Johan Castberg Anchor System Installation Underway

Photo: Johan Castberg Anchor System Installation Underway

Norwegian offshore vessel contractor Island Offshore has shared photos of what it says is one of the most comprehensive anchoring projects globally in 2020 - the installation of an anchor system for Equinor's Johan Castberg project in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway."An anchor system of enormous dimensions is currently being deployed at the oilfield

USCG Seeks Comments on Tank Vessel Financial Responsibility

USCG Seeks Comments on Tank Vessel Financial Responsibility

The U.S. Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking public comment on a proposal to expand regulations on vessel financial responsibility for all tank vessels greater than 100 gross tons as required by statute, and to make other amendments that clarify and update reporting requirements, reflect current practice and remove unnecessary regulations.

Crew and Owners of 293 Vessels Honored

Crew and Owners of 293 Vessels Honored

ABS, the global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, said that it has continued its long-standing backing of the Amver Awards by sponsoring a ceremony recognizing the contribution of Norwegian shipping to the unique reporting system supporting search and rescue efforts for those in distress at sea.Hosted at the U.S.