CAPE MAY WHALE WATCHER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPE MAY WHALE WATCHER
    • Operator : SPIRIT OF CAPE MAY, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2100
  • Location
    • City : CAPE MAY
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 69
    • Full Load Capacity : 14 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 400
  • Size
    • Register length : 85.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 27 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 33 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2009
    • Year : 2009
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 697141
    • REBLT : *

SPIRIT OF CAPE MAY, LLC

  • Area of Operation : ATLANTIC OCEAN - ATLANTIC CITY, NJ TO OCEAN CITY, MD WITHIN 20 MILES OF COAST & DEL BAY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Aggressive Killer Whales Batter Sailboats off Spain and Portugal, Maritime Authorities Warn

Aggressive Killer Whales Batter Sailboats off Spain and Portugal, Maritime Authorities Warn

Orcas behavior of battering sailboats off Spain and Portugal baffles expertsThere are many mysteries in the maritime environment.  For Sailors along Spain and Portugal’s Atlantic coastline, there has been a recent series of puzzling incidents involving apparently aggressive orcas.While orcas are not known to attack humans, they can cause damage to boats.

Iranian Tanker Rounds Africa en Route to Venezuela

Iranian Tanker Rounds Africa en Route to Venezuela

Two Iranian-flagged tankers transporting fuel are sailing round Africa’s Cape of Good Hope en route to the Atlantic Ocean, according to Refinitiv Eikon’s vessel tracking data.The medium-size vessels Forest and Fortune, carrying about 300,000 barrels of fuel each loaded at Iran’s Bandar Abbas terminal last month, are bound for Venezuela, according to sources with knowledge of the shipment.

Pioneer Crew Transfer Vessels: Designing the US Fleet

Pioneer Crew Transfer Vessels: Designing the US Fleet

Europe has been the clear leader in offshore wind power since the world’s first offshore wind farm was built off the coast of Denmark in 1991. Now, as regions in Asia and North America set out to harness the huge energy potential gusting off their shores, local firms are drawing from the expertise laid out in the well-established European industry as they build the foundations for new offshore

Cargo Ship Grounds After Officer On Watch Falls Asleep

Cargo Ship Grounds After Officer On Watch Falls Asleep

A Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship ran aground near the Philippines' Antique province Thursday after the officer on watch fell asleep, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.The 90-meter, 2,551-gross-ton Globe 6 was transporting a rice cargo from Ho Chi Minh City to Davao City and had 25 crew members on board at the time of the incident.

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

At lest three shipping containers were lost overboard from the containership Navios Unite last week off the coast of Australia, the country's maritime safety agency said.The ship reported losing the containers overboard in rough weather about 33 kilometers southwest of Cape Leeuwin in Western Australia at 8 p.m. AWST, Thursday.

Tanker Crewman Missing After Falling Overboard Off US East Coast

Tanker Crewman Missing After Falling Overboard Off US East Coast

A search is underway to locate a crewmember who reportedly fell overboard from a Malta-flagged liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier 400 miles off Cape Hatteras, N.C.The U.S. Coast Guard said watchstanders received a report that a man overboard had been reported aboard the 225-meter-long Hellas Gladiator.

Suez Canal Ship Transits Rise Amid COVID-19

Suez Canal Ship Transits Rise Amid COVID-19

Transits through the Suez Canal, the beating heart of the Egyptian economy, have stayed remarkably resilient to the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic if judging by total transits of the three commercial shipping sectors which are up 8% year-on-year. This is despite bleak economic growth prospects world-wide following the pandemic

Austal Wins Contract to Build Six Australian Navy Patrol Boats

Austal Wins Contract to Build Six Australian Navy Patrol Boats

Shipbuilder Austal Australia has been awarded a A$324 million (US$209.8 million) contract to design and construct six evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats (CCPBs) for the Royal Australian Navy.It is the largest contract for an Australian vessel construction program ever awarded to Austal in the company’s 30-year history.

Cape Town Ships Cleared After Negative COVID-19 Tests

Cape Town Ships Cleared After Negative COVID-19 Tests

Test results from the individuals suspected to be the first cases of COVID-19 in any South African seaport have all come back negative, Transnet National Ports Authority has confirmed.Earlier this week two vessels, the general cargo vessel MV Corona and the cruise ship AIDAmira, were held off port limits outside the Port of Cape Town.

COVID-19: South Africa Bans Cruise Ships

COVID-19: South Africa Bans Cruise Ships

South Africa banned all passenger vessels from its ports on Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak, leaving tourists on a cruise ship docked in Cape Town in limbo following tests for possible COVID-19 cases on board.The MV AidAmira's more than 1,700 passengers and crew have been unable to leave the ship since Monday

It’s Time to Upgrade to a Marine Evacuation System

It’s Time to Upgrade to a Marine Evacuation System

As domestic traffic from coast-to-coast continues to worsen, ferry operators are seeing a steady growth in passenger demand. As passenger demand grows, so does the demand for efficiency and hybrid technology to be incorporated into fleets. But what innovations support a fleet’s number one priority – safety? Will efficiency and the latest green technologies support these critically important

Sembcorp to Build Whale FPU

Sembcorp to Build Whale FPU

Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters Pte. Ltd. has won a contract from Shell Offshore Inc. to build and integrate the topside and hull of a Floating Production Unit (FPU) for the Whale field in the Gulf of Mexico.The agreement precedes a final investment decision (FID) for the full Whale project, expected to be made next year by Shell.