CHAMPION

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHAMPION
    • Operator : CHAMPION AUTO FERRY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 330
  • Location
    • City : HARSENS ISLAND
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 49
    • Passenger Capacity : 80
  • Size
    • Register length : 72.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 29 Feet
    • Overall Length : 72.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1941
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 241009

CHAMPION AUTO FERRY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN ALGONAC, MI AND HARSENS ISLAND, MI IN THE ST. CLAIR RIVER NORTH OF DETROIT, MI
  • Principal Commodity : COMMERCIAL AND PRIVATE VEHICLES

MIDDLE CHANNEL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NORTH CHANNEL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SOUTH CHANNEL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

LR’s Nick Brown: Climate Emergency is “same magnitude, different time domain" to COVID-19

LR’s Nick Brown: Climate Emergency is “same magnitude, different time domain" to COVID-19

As the maritime industry settles in on a COVID-19 induced ‘new norm,’ and long-range planning is dramatically shortened,, Nick Brown, Marine and Offshore Director, Lloyd’s Register, said that while much deserved focus must be paid to the current crisis, the industry cannot lose sight of another one looming just as large: climate change.

Thyssenkrupp, Fincantieri Discussing Shipbuilding Consolidation

Thyssenkrupp, Fincantieri Discussing Shipbuilding Consolidation

Thyssenkrupp is exploring several strategic options for its warship unit, ranging from combining it with Italy’s Fincantieri to creating a national champion with German peers, a person familiar with the matter said.The talks are aimed at creating economies of scale for the division, Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS)

Thyssenkrupp in Talks About Possible Warship Unit Merger

Thyssenkrupp in Talks About Possible Warship Unit Merger

German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp is in talks about possibly merging its subsidiary ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) with a domestic rival to create a national champion.The Thyssenkrupp board member in charge of the marine systems unit, Oliver Burkhard, tweeted earlier that the company was in talks as an alliance could make sense in the current European market environment

US Says No Requests Yet to Waive Jones Act to Help Oil Companies

US Says No Requests Yet to Waive Jones Act to Help Oil Companies

The U.S. government said on Monday it has not yet received requests to waive a 100-year-old law on shipping goods between domestic ports, despite some interested parties who say temporarily lifting the regulation would help energy companies hurt by the oil price plunge.Kelly Cahalan, a spokesperson at the U.

Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Jennifer A. Carpenter serves as President & CEO of The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the inland and coastal tugboat, towboat and barge industry. Carpenter joined AWO in August 1990 and became President & CEO in January 2020. Before assuming her current position

Thyssenkrupp, Union Call for Further Shipbuilding Consolidation

Thyssenkrupp, Union Call for Further Shipbuilding Consolidation

Thyssenkrupp and Germany's largest union IG Metall on Thursday called for further consolidation of the country's warship sector, saying a tie-up of rivals Luerssen and German Naval Yards (GNYK) did not go far enough.Late on Wednesday, Luerssen and GNYK announced they would combine their defense divisions to create a national champion, a move that has backing from the German government.

EU Antitrust Regulators Suspend Fincantieri-Chantiers Probe

EU Antitrust Regulators Suspend Fincantieri-Chantiers Probe

European Union antitrust regulators have suspended their investigation into Fincantieri's bid for France's Chantiers de l'Atlantique while waiting for the Italian shipyard to provide requested data.The European Commission's website shows it halted the probe on March 13. Prior to that, it had been scheduled to rule on the case by April 17.

EU Expected to Veto Fincantieri's Chantiers Bid

EU Expected to Veto Fincantieri's Chantiers Bid

Italian shipyard Fincantieri has not offered any concessions to head off EU antitrust concerns about its planned bid for France's Chantiers de l'Atlantique, giving regulators no choice but to block the deal, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.A veto by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager would deal a serious blow to Italy's bid to create a European industrial

Euro Shipyard Deal Faces Regulatory Headwinds

Euro Shipyard Deal Faces Regulatory Headwinds

Fincantieri risks an EU antitrust veto against its bid for Chantiers de l'Atlantique because of the difficulty of addressing regulators' concerns, people familiar with the matter said, in what would be a setback to Italy's industrial ambitions.Italy sees the deal by Europe's largest shipyard as an opportunity to create a European industrial champion in the shipbuilding industry to stave off

Maersk Chief Warns EU Antitrust Policy Benefits China, US

Maersk Chief Warns EU Antitrust Policy Benefits China, US

Strict EU enforcement of competition rules prevents the development of the global champions necessary to compete with Chinese and U.S. companies, the head of shipping company Maersk warned in an interview."Is it really a good idea that we don't allow the creation of a European global champion? In doing so, we risk being outperformed by a Chinese company

Fincantieri's French Shipyard Bid Gets EU Scrutiny

Fincantieri's French Shipyard Bid Gets EU Scrutiny

Italy's bid to create a European industrial champion in the shipbuilding industry faces hurdles after EU antitrust regulators said Fincantieri's bid for Chantiers de l'Atlantique would significantly reduce competition.The European Commission said the deal between two global leaders in an already concentrated and capacity-constrained market could push up prices for cruise ships as it began an

SAExploration Completes Ocean-Bottom Project

SAExploration Completes Ocean-Bottom Project

The geophysical services provider SAExploration Holdings successfully completed the largest shallow water ocean-bottom marine project in its history.Contracted to SAExploration by a major national oil company, the project, located in the Arabian Sea off the coast of India, utilized over 20 vessels