BORN FREE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BORN FREE
    • Operator : ALASKA COASTAL MARINE SERVICES CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 750
  • Location
    • City : HOMER
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 18
    • Passenger Capacity : 20
  • Size
    • Register length : 41.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 41.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 576022

ALASKA COASTAL MARINE SERVICES CO.

  • Area of Operation : KACHEMAK BAY & COOK INLET FROM HOMER, AK TO THE BARREN ISLANDS & FROM HOMER, AK TO KODIAK ISLAND AND TO PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

DISCOVERY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

FOXFIRE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

NAUTILUS II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

SPIRIT

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

Scandlines Orders Zero-emissions Ferry from Cemre

Scandlines Orders Zero-emissions Ferry from Cemre

Denmark-headquartered Scandlines said it has entered into a contract with Turkey's Cemre Shipyard to build an emissions-free freight ferry for the Puttgarden-Rødby route. The ferry will enter service in 2024.With a crossing time of one hour, the ferry is emissions free. It can also be operated as a hybrid ferry like the current passenger ferries on the Scandlines routes between Germany and

EU to Add Shipping to Its Carbon Trading Market

EU to Add Shipping to Its Carbon Trading Market

Shipping will be included in Europe’s emissions trading system (ETS) and costs for polluters are set to rise under Brussels’ plans to meet the European Union’s climate targets, the European Commission said on Wednesday.The EU ETS, which forces emitters to pay for each tonne of carbon dioxide they generate

Norway's First LNG Bunkering Vessel Enters Service

Norway's First LNG Bunkering Vessel Enters Service

Bergen Tankers’ newly converted liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel—Norway's first—has recently entered service.The 49.25-meter vessel, Bergen LNG, is being operated by Gasnor (Shell) in the Bergen area and on the Norwegian west coast to supply the LNG-fueled passenger ships operated by Hurtigruten and Kystruten.

The Ever Given is on the Move; the Suez Canal Reopens

The Ever Given is on the Move; the Suez Canal Reopens

A largescale salvage operation has freed one of the world's biggest containerships from blocking global trade through the Suez Canal, services firm Boskalis said Monday, enabling the resumed flow of maritime commerce through one of the world’s most important shipping arteries.At high tide on Monday, a team of tugboats was able to dislodge the 20

Diggers and Dredgers Struggle to Free Ship Blocking the Suez Canal

Diggers and Dredgers Struggle to Free Ship Blocking the Suez Canal

Suez Canal salvage teams intensified excavation and dredging on Sunday around a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway ahead of attempts to refloat it, with two sources saying work had been complicated by rock under the ship’s bow.Diggers were working to remove parts of the canal’s bank and expand dredging close to the ship’s bow to a depth of 18 meters

Ship Blocking Suez Canal Moves Slightly, Unclear When it Will Refloat

Ship Blocking Suez Canal Moves Slightly, Unclear When it Will Refloat

Efforts to dislodge a giant container ship blocking the Suez Canal have allowed its stern and rudder to move, but it remains unclear when the vessel will be refloated, the head of the canal authority said on Saturday.The 400 metre (430 yard) long Ever Given became wedged diagonally across a southern section of the canal amid high winds early on Tuesday

Suez Canal Authority Considering Dredging Around Grounded Containership

Suez Canal Authority Considering Dredging Around Grounded Containership

The Suez Canal Authority said on Thursday it had discussed the option of dredging around a vast container ship stranded in the waterway during a meeting with a rescue team from Dutch firm Smit Salvage.Current efforts to free the ship include the use of two dredgers, nine tugs, and four diggers on the canal bank, the authority added in a statement.

Suez Canal Traffic Suspended as Efforts Continue to Dislodge Grounded Ship

Suez Canal Traffic Suspended as Efforts Continue to Dislodge Grounded Ship

The Suez Canal temporarily suspended traffic on Thursday as efforts to dislodge a 400 m (430 yard) long container vessel that has blocked the waterway continued for a third day, with eight tugs working to straighten the ship.The Ever Given vessel, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

Seadrill Seeks Bankruptcy Protection—Again

Seadrill Seeks Bankruptcy Protection—Again

Offshore drilling rig contractor Seadrill has filed for bankruptcy protection at a court in the U.S. state of Texas, it said on Wednesday, the second time in four years the company has entered into so-called Chapter 11 restructuring.The Oslo-listed group controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen returned to court along with several subsidiaries after failing to win consent from

VIDEO: Across the Ocean & Up the Mountain with Erden Eruc

VIDEO: Across the Ocean & Up the Mountain with Erden Eruc

Erden Eruc is a man on a ‘human-powered’ mission, a mission which Elliott Bay Design Group recently assisted with donated design services as he plans for the next leg of his “Six Summits Project.” Next up: a solo row across the Pacific Ocean, a bike ride to Tibet and climbing Mt. Everest.

Stena Line Plans to Launch 'Fossil-free' Ships Before 2030

Stena Line Plans to Launch 'Fossil-free' Ships Before 2030

Swedish ferry company Stena Line said it plans to put two battery-powered vessels into service by 2030. The new RoPax ferries, which will operate without the use of fossil fuels, are part of the company's wider effort to reduce its environmental footprint.The news was revealed in Gothenburg on Thursday by Stena Lines CEO Niclas Mårtensson during a press conference announcing the Tranzero

Gunvor Invests in Artemis to Build Zero-emissions Ferries

Gunvor Invests in Artemis to Build Zero-emissions Ferries

Energy trader Gunvor Group has bought a minority stake in Artemis Technologies to build high-speed ferries capable of carrying up to 350 passengers with zero emissions, the company said on Thursday.The new vessel, called the Artemis eFoiler, will produce savings of up to 90% on fuel compared with traditional diesel ferries.