CATALINA KING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CATALINA KING
    • Operator : ABC BARGE & EQUIPMENT, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2200
  • Location
    • City : LONG BEACH
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
    • Passenger Capacity : 700
  • Size
    • Register length : 127.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 130 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.7 Feet
    • Height : 41 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 548119

ABC BARGE & EQUIPMENT, INC.

  • Area of Operation : LONG BEACH HARBOR AND CATALINA ISLAND
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CATALINA DUCHESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

HARBOR KING

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SENTINEL

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

TWO HARBORS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

Russia Shipping Oil to Asia in Chinese Supertankers

Russia Shipping Oil to Asia in Chinese Supertankers

At least four Chinese-owned supertankers are shipping Russian Urals crude to China, according to trading sources and tracking data, as Moscow seeks vessels for exports after a G7 oil price cap restricted the use of Western cargo services and insurance.China, the world's top oil importer, has continued buying Russian oil despite Western sanctions

Ferry Damaged After 'Hard Landing' in Seattle

Ferry Damaged After 'Hard Landing' in Seattle

Washington State Ferries said one of its vessels suffered "significant damage" as the result of a "hard landing" at the Fauntleroy terminal in Seattle on Thursday.The Cathlamet, which was traveling from Vashon Island to West Seattle during a 7:55 a.m. sailing, reportedly struck an offshore dolphin (pilings, not the aquatic mammal) before alliding with the dock.

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

Largest known plant on earth discovered at Shark Bay, and it's 4,500 years old.Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Flinders University have located what is believed to be the largest plant in the world – an ancient and incredibly resilient seagrass stretching across 180km that is estimated to be at least 4,500 years old.

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-ship Fuel Oil Exports

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-ship Fuel Oil Exports

Russian fuel oil arrivals offshore Greece jumped to record levels in April, as sanctions on Moscow drive traders to find new ways to export Russian oil via ship-to-ship (STS) loadings, Refinitiv Eikon data showed and sources said.Trading Russian crude and oil products remains legal for now as the European Union is yet to fully agree on a proposed embargo

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

U.S.-headquartered offshore support vessels (OSV) owner Tidewater Inc. on Friday announced it has completed its acquisition of Singapore's Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited (SPO), creating the industry’s largest OSV fleet.The $190 million transaction adds 50 vessels to the Tidewater fleet, which now stands at more than 200 vessels in total, including crew boats

Sail Freight: Fair Winds or Grassroot Sustainability?

Sail Freight: Fair Winds or Grassroot Sustainability?

Climate change advocates and seafarers recently gathered for a small conference at the Hudson Valley Maritime Museum in Kingston, N.Y., to discuss the shipping industry’s struggle to achieve sustainability and environmental compliance.The setting, the hamlet of Rondout, N.Y. (within Kingston), holds significance as it was, ironically

IMI, Hyundai Heavy Industries Expanding Shipbuilding Partnership

IMI, Hyundai Heavy Industries Expanding Shipbuilding Partnership

International Maritime Industries (IMI), the largest shipyard in the MENA region, has expanded its partnership with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) through a technical service agreement to further enhance its shipbuilding capabilities.Under the agreement, HHI will provide technical assistance and consulting services in Very Large Crude Oil Carrier (VLCC) engineering to IMI

The Port Logistics Challenges of Offshore Wind

The Port Logistics Challenges of Offshore Wind

Some equations just don’t add up. For example, storing 500 offshore wind turbine blades at a site with only space for 400 (and that’s only if you don’t store the other key elements required to build a full turbine). Elaine Maslin visited Siemens Gamesa’s blade manufacturing facility in Hull, UK, to find out more.

Glosten Tapped toDesign new Research Vessel for KAUST

Glosten Tapped toDesign new Research Vessel for KAUST

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) selected Glosten to design a new ship with advanced capabilities for Red Sea research.The new oceanographic research vessel (RV) will replace the existing RV Thuwal, designed to bring advanced research capabilities for work in both shallow reef and deepwater environments with a reconfigurable deck for multipurpose jobs and equipment and

Consolidation is King – Tidewater and Swire Pacific Offshore

Consolidation is King – Tidewater and Swire Pacific Offshore

Tongues are wagging in the offshore sector, as one of the longest-running rumors in the market has finally come true. U.S. offshore vessel owner Tidewater Marine has acquired Singapore's Swire Pacific Offshore for USD 190 million, the company’s biggest powerplay since its acquisition of GulfMark Offshore back in 2018.

USMMA Superintendent to Step Down

USMMA Superintendent to Step Down

Superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Vice Adm. Jack Buono announced his retirement after a maritime career that has spanned more than 45 years.Vice Adm. Buono, a 1978 Kings Point graduate, has spent the past three and a half years at the Academy helm, and will relinquish command at a ceremony in June 2022. His successor has not been announced.

BSEE Inspects Murphy Oil’s New King’s Quay Platform Ahead of First Oil

BSEE Inspects Murphy Oil’s New King’s Quay Platform Ahead of First Oil

U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspectors and engineers last week carried out an offshore regulatory pre-production inspection of Murphy Oil’s King’s Quay floating production system (FPS) platform. The facility, a semi-submersible FPS, is now currently moored in Green Canyon Block 433 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, about 175 miles south of New Orleans.