CHESAPEAKE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHESAPEAKE
    • Operator : DONJON MARINE CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : HILLSIDE
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2415
    • Full Load Capacity : 6700 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 190 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 100 Feet
    • Overall Length : 190 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 100 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 554164

DONJON MARINE CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : NEW YORK HARBOR; U. S. EAST COAST; GULF OF MEXICO AND CARIBBEAN
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING / CHARTERS TO OTHERS

BRIAN NICHOLAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAITLIN ANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH ANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SOLOMON SEA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS D WITTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLUMBIA NEW YORK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DJ

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FARRELL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WITTE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

F J HAFNER

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

NEWARK BAY

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

ACL to Launch Riverboat Pair in 2021

ACL to Launch Riverboat Pair in 2021

American Cruise Lines announced that it will launch two additional modern riverboats for the 2021 season. Construction is already underway on the new riverboats and will ramp up as American Jazz, the Line’s third modern riverboat, is readied for its 2020 debut in New Orleans.The two riverboats coming next year will be sister ships to the American Harmony and American Jazz

New Push Tug Delivered to Vane Brothers

New Push Tug Delivered to Vane Brothers

Vane Brothers said it has taken delivery of the second of four 3,000-horsepower push tugs being built by Chesapeake Shipbuilding Shipbuilders and Naval Architects in Salisbury, Md.The newbuild, Annapolis, has a design that is identical to the tug Salisbury, delivered in 2019. With a length of 94 feet, width of 34 feet, molded depth of 10.5 feet, and working draft of 8.

Nestlehutt tapped to lead SCI

Nestlehutt tapped to lead SCI

The Seamen’s Church Institute of New York & New Jersey (SCI) selected Rev. Mark S. Nestlehutt as its new President & Executive Director, succeeding the Rev. David Rider, effective February 18, 2020.With more than two decades of church experience in Massachusetts, Illinois, Maryland, Australia and South Africa, Mark joins SCI from Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Group Announced

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Group Announced

After 26 years with Volvo and 7 as President of Volvo Penta Americas, Ron Huibers has decided to retire from his current role and move to another role within Volvo Penta. Succeeding Ron will be Martin Bjuve, currently CFO and SVP Business Office Volvo Penta. Planned transition date will be January 1, 2020.

USMI: 35 Years and Going Strong

USMI: 35 Years and Going Strong

Spanning 35 exciting years, USMI’s core values of Family, Integrity and Quality have served the firm and its military customers well. The next 35 promise to be just as compelling.Little more than one month ago, on April 16, 2019, Gulfport, MS-based United States Marine Inc. (USMI) celebrated its 35th anniversary of continuous Department of Defense production, with hopes of many more years to come.

More Newbuilds for American Cruise Lines

More Newbuilds for American Cruise Lines

U.S. coastal and river cruise operator American Cruise Lines continues to accelerate its newbuild program across its diverse fleet, adding new ships to its new Modern Riverboat Series as well as its fleet of new coastal ships and Victorian-style paddlewheelers. American, which introduced a new ship in 2017 and two new ships in 2018, will put its latest new vessel into service this summer

Coast Guard Swaps Buoys on Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard Swaps Buoys on Chesapeake Bay

The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin has finished replacing the summer buoys with seasonal winter buoys on the Chesapeake Bay, Md., Friday.Throughout the month of December the crew replaced 66 summer buoys and removed the Francis Scott Key buoy in preparation for the winter season. The seasonal buoys are kept in until late February or early March.

Seabulk Completes First Methanol Shipment

Seabulk Tankers, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings, has announced the successful delivery of its first methanol parcel chemical shipment aboard the articulated tug-barge (“ATB”) Sea-Power/Sea-Chem I.The Sea-Power/Sea-Chem I loaded a 10,500 metric ton methanol parcel in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and discharged the parcel in Charleston, South Carolina and Chesapeake, Virginia.

Virginia Pilots Order Ninth Launch

Virginia Pilots Order Ninth Launch

The Virginia Pilot Association has ordered a Chesapeake-class launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, its ninth pilot boat built by the Somerset, Mass., shipyard since 1983.Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding said that its Somerset shipyard delivered 19 Chesapeake-class pilot boats  to 11 pilot associations throughout the United States.

ACL's Next Riverboat Nears Completion

ACL's Next Riverboat Nears Completion

American Cruise Lines announced that its second of a new class of modern riverboat, the American Harmony, moved under its own power to the shipyard’s outfitting pier for final touches. American Harmony was successfully launched at Chesapeake Shipbuilding this past November, 2018, and is well ahead of schedule for its August 17, 2019 inaugural cruise on the Mississippi River.

Chesapeake Shipbuilding Launches New Tug

Chesapeake Shipbuilding Launches New Tug

Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corp. of Salisbury, MD has announced that it successfully launched the tug Salisbury, the 1st of 4 sister ship tugs for Vane Brothers. The new tug is a Sub-Chapter, M-Compliant Push Tug, both designed and built by Chesapeake Shipbuilding & Naval Architects. Chesapeake Shipbuilding has been designing and building commercial and passenger vessels since 1978.

CBMM Restores tug Huntington’s Pilot House

CBMM Restores tug Huntington’s Pilot House

The pilot house of the tug Huntington recently returned to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum after extensive metal refurbishing and repair.All restoration work was performed by E. H. Harvey Metal Working Co. of Easton, Md., and included sandblasting the exterior, removing lead paint, and preparing the exterior for final painting.