CRISTOBAL COLON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CRISTOBAL COLON
    • Operator : PUERTO RICO AND MUNICIPAL ISLANDS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 930
  • Location
    • City : SAN JUAN
    • STATE : PR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 69
    • Full Load Capacity : 87 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 75.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 75.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.3 Feet
    • Height : 14.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1990
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 961359

PUERTO RICO AND MUNICIPAL ISLANDS

  • Area of Operation : HATO REY SAN JUAN; FAJARDO-VIEQUES-CULEBRA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND FREIGHT

AMELIA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

CARIBENA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

CAYO BLANCO

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Aluminum

CAYO LARGO

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

COVADONGA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

CULEBRA II

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

FAJARDO II

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ISLA BONITA

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Aluminum

ISLENO

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

LA DANZA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

LA DECIMA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

LA NINA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

LA PINTA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

LA PLENA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

LA PRINCESA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

LA SALSA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

SANTA MARIA

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

VIEJO SAN JUAN

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

VIEQUES II

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Oil Producers Evacuating GoM Workers Ahead of Storm

Oil Producers Evacuating GoM Workers Ahead of Storm

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Maritime History & the Panama Canal

Maritime History & the Panama Canal

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U.S. Offshore Drillers Brace for Hurricane Season amid Pandemic

U.S. Offshore Drillers Brace for Hurricane Season amid Pandemic

As oil and gas companies began shutting offshore production before the first tropical storm of the season in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, experts said restarting wells and refineries will take longer and prove more costly this year because of COVID-19.Well shut-ins typically last a few days or weeks at most, but oil companies have adopted stringent virus precautions for refinery and offshore staff

Laden LNG Tanker Bound for China is First from US Since March 2019

Laden LNG Tanker Bound for China is First from US Since March 2019

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker which loaded a cargo from the United States is currently heading to China, the first shipment since March 2019, according to shiptracking data from Refinitiv Eikon and Kpler on Monday.The tanker SK Resolute loaded the cargo from the Cameron LNG terminal on March 22 and was originally headed to Cristobal, Panama

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Firms Resuming Output as Storm Passes

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Firms Resuming Output as Storm Passes

Energy companies on Monday began preparations to resume oil and gas production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a day after Tropical Storm Cristobal blew through with high winds and heavy rains.Producers had evacuated 182 offshore facilities and shut in about a third of oil and gas production in U.S. Gulf of Mexico wells as of Monday.

SAAM Towage Takes Sanmar-built Tug

SAAM Towage Takes Sanmar-built Tug

Sanmar Shipyards delivered BOGACAY XXXI, a 2018 built RAmparts 2400-SX Class ASD Tug to SAAM’s Towage fleet in Panama. She is re-named as “SAAM Valparaiso”. Principal dimensions are 24.4 x 11.25m. SAAM Valparaiso can achieve 70 tonnes of bollard pull courtesy of its 2 x CAT 3516C engines, which develop 4200 kW coupled to a pair of Kongsberg (ex Rolls-Royce) US 255 FP thrusters.

Ecuador Frets Over Sunken Galapagos Barge Salvage

Ecuador Frets Over Sunken Galapagos Barge Salvage

Ecuador's environment minister, Raul Ledesma, said on Monday that a situation involving a sunken barge in the Galapagos Islands which was carrying 600 gallons of diesel is under control but added that authorities are "very concerned" about the vessel's recovery.The barge sank on Sunday after a crane at the La Predial dock of San Cristobal - the easternmost island of the Galapagos archipelago -