DELAWARE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DELAWARE
    • Operator : DELAWARE RIVER & BAY AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : N. CAPE MAY
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1237
    • Full Load Capacity : 1454 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 898
  • Size
    • Register length : 284 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 67.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 320 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 67.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.9 Feet
    • Height : 62 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 555834

DELAWARE RIVER & BAY AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : CAPE MAY, NJ TO LEWES, DE AND RETURN LOWER DELAWARE BAY; AND DELAWARE CITY, DE TO PEA PATCH ISLAND, TO FORT MOTT, NJ AND RETURN DELAWARE RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : VEHICLES AND PASSENGERS

CAPE HENLOPEN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

DELAFORT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

TWIN CAPES

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

A containership rescued a boater clinging to the hull of his capsized vessel approximately 86 miles east of Port Canaveral, Fla., Sunday.Stuart Bee departed Cape Marina in Port Canaveral on Friday and was reported missing Saturday after he did not return from his day trip. A marina member contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville at 11:40 a.m.

USCG Commissions Bollinger-built FRC Emlen Tunnell

USCG Commissions Bollinger-built FRC Emlen Tunnell

Bollinger Shipyards joined U.S. Coast Guard officials at USCG Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, Pa., for the commissioning of one of the newest Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (“FRC”), USCGC Emlen Tunnell.Named in honor of Coast Guard hero and NFL great Emlen Tunnell, the cutter is the fourth of six FRCs to be home-ported in Manama, Bahrain, which will replace the aging 110-ft.

Reefer Ship Catches Fire at Port of Wilmington

Reefer Ship Catches Fire at Port of Wilmington

A fire broke out on board a refrigerated cargo ship at the Port of Wilmington, in Delaware, late Monday evening.The crew aboard the Dole containerized fruit carrier contacted U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay at approximately midnight, reporting that an engine fire erupted shortly after leaving port.

USCG Issues Safety Alert on Accommodation Ladders

USCG Issues Safety Alert on Accommodation Ladders

A recent marine casualty resulting in an injury of a crewmember on board a foreign freight vessel brought to light a potentially dangerous situation involving the turntable pin on accommodation ladders, the U.S. Coast Guard pointed out in a recent safety alert developed by the Investigators of Sector Delaware Bay and distributed by the Office of Investigations and Analysis.

Biden: Sanctions Against Nord Stream 2 Would Harm European Relations

Biden: Sanctions Against Nord Stream 2 Would Harm European Relations

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he decided to waive sanctions against the company behind the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline because the project was nearly complete, and doing so could have harmed ties with Europe.Biden, who is preparing for his first visit to Europe and his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month

Biden Introduces Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary

Biden Introduces Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden touted the diversity of his incoming administration as he introduced former rival Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday as his choice for U.S. transportation secretary.Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, would be the first openly gay Cabinet secretary confirmed by the Senate if he is approved.

Ailing Tug Crewman Medevaced Off New Jersey

Ailing Tug Crewman Medevaced Off New Jersey

An ailing tugboat crewmember was medically evacuated approximately 10 miles north of Manasquan Inlet, N.J. on Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center in Philadelphia received an alert that the individual was suffering from abdominal pain while aboard the 33.5-meter tugboat Saint Emilion.

Lemanowicz Joins Poseidon Barge, Piedmont Relocates

Lemanowicz Joins Poseidon Barge, Piedmont Relocates

Berne, Ind.-based portable sectional barge manufacturer Poseidon Barge said it has hired Jerome Lemanowicz as East Coast territory sales manager, to fill the position left by the transfer of Carl Piedmont from the Northeast to the West Coast.Located in New Jersey, Lemanowicz's territory includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire