BIG CAT EXPRESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG CAT EXPRESS
    • Operator : KEY WEST EXPRESS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 352
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 7200
  • Location
    • City : FT. MYERS BEACH
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 63
    • Passenger Capacity : 377
  • Size
    • Register length : 140 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2004
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1150249

KEY WEST EXPRESS

  • Area of Operation : FT. MYERS BEACH TO KEY WEST; MARCO ISLAND TO KEY WEST
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ATTANTICAT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

KEY WEST EXPRESS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Third Oil Storage Tank Collapses in Cuba Terminal Following Fire, Spill

Third Oil Storage Tank Collapses in Cuba Terminal Following Fire, Spill

A third crude tank caught fire and collapsed at Cuba's main oil terminal in Matanzas, its governor said on Monday, as an oil spill spread flames from a second tank that caught fire two days earlier in the island's biggest oil industry accident in decades.Cuba had made progress fighting off the raging flames during the weekend after drawing on help from Mexico and Venezuela

Atlas Receives $3.64 Billion Takeover Offer from Poseidon

Atlas Receives $3.64 Billion Takeover Offer from Poseidon

Asset manager Atlas Corp said on Thursday it received a takeover offer from consortium group Poseidon Acquisition Corp in an all-cash deal for $3.64 billion.Poseidon, which comprises Atlas' board chairman David Sokol, affiliates of Canadian investment company Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, the Washington Family, and Japanese shipping company Ocean Network Express Pte Ltd

CTO in Focus: Henrik Stiesdal, Wind Power Pioneer

CTO in Focus: Henrik Stiesdal, Wind Power Pioneer

Wind power pioneer Henrik Stiesdal built his first wind turbine in 1978. It was one of Denmark’s first step towards becoming a wind energy powerhouse, with Stiesdal regularly at the helm. He’s now got wider climate initiatives in his sights, including industrializing floating offshore wind. He reflected with OE’s Elaine Maslin.

Shipowners Wary of Moving Russian Oil

Shipowners Wary of Moving Russian Oil

Foreign ship owners are becoming increasingly wary of moving cargoes of Russian oil due to the conflict in Ukraine and the impact of Western sanctions on Moscow, the head of leading private Greek shipping group Angelicoussis said on Wednesday.U.S. President Joe Biden has imposed a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and there is growing uncertainty

Russian Coal, Crude, LNG Exports Slipping as Self-sanctioning Starts

Russian Coal, Crude, LNG Exports Slipping as Self-sanctioning Starts

The voluntary shunning of Russian commodities by Western buyers, or self-sanctioning, was expected to start hitting exports of crude oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and coal from April, but there are already signs that flows are weakening.Russia's invasion of neighbouring Ukraine has prompted numerous Western companies to withdraw from their investments in Russia and scale back or halt their

Interview: Inside Cadeler X-Class WTIVs with  CEO Mikkel Gleerup

Interview: Inside Cadeler X-Class WTIVs with CEO Mikkel Gleerup

Cadeler CEO Mikkel Gleerup shares insights on the path ahead for his company in the fast-growing offshore wind sector, with details on Cadeler’s new X-Class Wind Turbine Installation Vessels.The last two years were big year for your company, with a name change from Swire Blue Ocean and IPO at the end of 2020 and a rebranding through 2021.

Size Not the Main Goal, Shippers Say, as MSC Overtakes Maersk

Size Not the Main Goal, Shippers Say, as MSC Overtakes Maersk

Swiss-based container group MSC has overtaken Denmark's Maersk as the world's biggest shipper, the company said, confirming data from intelligence provider Alphaliner.After taking delivery of several ships last year, MSC or Mediterranean Shipping Company has capacity to move the equivalent of 4,284 million twenty-foot containers, Alphaliner said. That compares with Maersk's 4,282 million.

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

After being very much on the margins of the offshore wind industry, floating offshore wind now appears to be ready to hit the mainstream. With gigawatt scale developments already on the horizon, what will the infrastructure needed to build and support them look like? Over the past 12 months, the floating offshore wind sector appears to have had a major dose of adrenaline.

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

As 2022 appears on the not-so-distant horizon, we asked inland waterways executives to reflect on the major issues impacting their industry. Just how those issues evolve – and whether they present as challenges or opportunities – is, of course, unknown. Answers to some future questions will be relatively straightforward, confidently based on industry knowledge and experience.

Japanese Shipping Companies Reap Big Profits Amid Supply Chain Chaos

Japanese Shipping Companies Reap Big Profits Amid Supply Chain Chaos

Nippon Yusen and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Japan's biggest and third-biggest shipping companies, reported record quarterly profits as they benefited from higher freight rates amid the chaos hitting global supply chains.The logjams and bottlenecks in the world's trade system, which threatens to derail a recovery from the worst health crisis in a century

World First: Saildrone Captures Video from inside a Cat 4 Hurricane

World First: Saildrone Captures Video from inside a Cat 4 Hurricane

Saildrone Inc. and NOAA have released the first video footage gathered by an uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) from inside a major hurricane barreling across the Atlantic Ocean.The Saildrone Explorer SD 1045 was directed into the midst of Hurricane Sam, a category 4 hurricane.  SD1045 is battling 50 ft.

Ship of the Month: Mercy Ships and the Quest to Build Global Mercy

Ship of the Month: Mercy Ships and the Quest to Build Global Mercy

Mercy Ships is known globally for its charitable work performing medical procedures in developing countries. For the first time, the organization has a new ship, Global Mercy, recently delivered from a shipyard in China. Jim Paterson, Marine Executive Consultant, Mercy Ships takes Maritime Reporter & Engineering News inside the construction of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship.