COLUMBIA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : COLUMBIA
    • Operator : ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 12070
  • Location
    • City : KETCHIKAN
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2683
    • Full Load Capacity : 134 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 499
  • Size
    • Register length : 376.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 85.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 418 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 85.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 17.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 13.5 Feet
    • Height : 109 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP2 : VEHICLE ELEVATOR
    • EQUIP1 : STERN, SIDE DOOR
    • Coast Guard Number : 557340

ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM

  • Area of Operation : CAPE CHEERFUL, KODIAK, PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHWEST ALASKA TO BELLINGHAM, WA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

AURORA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CHENEGA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FAIRWEATHER (FVF)

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

KENNICOTT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

LE CONTE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MALASPINA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MATANUSKA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

TAKU

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

TUSTUMENA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel capsized on Saturday with four crew members aboard near Pier 39 in Astoria, Ore.Four Coast Guardsmen were aboard the 26-foot Coast Guard Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat conducting routine operations when the vessel reportedly encountered a series of heavy wakes that came over the bow, which resulted in an unrecoverable starboard list that capsized the vessel

For Fireboats, The Heat is On

For Fireboats, The Heat is On

These days, cost-conscious municipalities across the fruited plain, from sea to shining sea, are ordering new waterborne assets to cover their many local responsibilities. When they do, they want ‘more bang for their buck,’ combining multiple missions – and the equipment that makes it all possible – onto one hull.

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

Canadian ferry owner and operator British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries) has made a further order of four additional electric-battery hybrid Island Class vessels from a major European shipyard.The ferry corporation announced that Damen Shipyards Group of the Netherlands has been awarded the contract to build the new vessels.

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain.In the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis point. Congestion at the big hub ports, exacerbated by imperfect intermodal interfaces with surface transport serving cargo hinterlands is at the heart of the matter.

Labor Spat at Vancouver Ends as Deal Reached

Labor Spat at Vancouver Ends as Deal Reached

Longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, were locked out on Thursday in a labor dispute over technology changes, temporarily grinding most shipping there to a halt. The lockout ended in a deal on Thursday with their employer after a few hours, the workers' union said.

Columbia Class Subs Take Shape in Virginia

Columbia Class Subs Take Shape in Virginia

A plasma-burning machine cut the first steel plate that will be used to build Columbia (SSBN 826), the lead ballistic missile submarine. As Newport News continues its digital transformation, the event also marked the first class of submarines that will be built using fully digital blueprints.“Today is a historic day,” said Jason Ward, Newport News’ vice president for Columbia-class construction.

Canada Plans $11.7 Bln Coast Guard Overhaul

Canada Plans $11.7 Bln Coast Guard Overhaul

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project.Two Arctic icebreakers will be among a total of 18 new ships ordered, Trudeau told reporters in Vancouver.

Zenitel: Expanding in Maritime, Offshore

Zenitel: Expanding in Maritime, Offshore

We recently met up with Kenneth Dastol, CEO & President, Zenitel Group, who provided some exclusive insight and analysis on the dynamic world of mobile communication trends in the maritime sector.Please give an overview of Zenitel Group today.The Zenitel Group is the leader of intelligent communication systems.

Inside the World's Top Ferry Lines

Inside the World's Top Ferry Lines

The ferry business, unlike more industrial parts of the shipping business, touches wide swaths of the world’s population across continents. The membership of Interferry, the leading trade group for the industry, with non-Governmental organization (NGO) status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) includes 200+ members from all parts of the ferry spectrum.

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

One year ago, we reported on vacation river cruising, presenting an industry mostly on the optimistic side of growth and expansion for 2018. This year’s review is more geographically limited – to the Mississippi River, heartland cruises centered among New Orleans, Memphis, St. Louis and St. Paul – but with links important for a lot of smaller cities in between.

B.C. Ferries Going on Building Spree

B.C. Ferries Going on Building Spree

Canadian ferry owner and operator British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries) will be building up to five new ferries to replace four existing vessels.The provider of all major passenger and vehicle ferry services for coastal and island communities in the Canadian province of British Columbia said in a press release that it invites customers and communities to join conversations about the

Regulator: Expand Pipeline, Protect Killer Whales

Regulator: Expand Pipeline, Protect Killer Whales

Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) regulator recommended on Friday that Ottawa approve expansion of the government-owned Trans Mountain oil pipeline, but made new, nonbinding recommendations to mitigate harm to Pacific Ocean killer whales and the environment.The pipeline is in the national interest as it will create jobs and give Canadian oil access to more markets, the NEB said in a report.