DEWITT C. GREER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DEWITT C. GREER
    • Operator : TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2500
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 508
    • Full Load Capacity : 70 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 500
  • Size
    • Register length : 252.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 65.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 263.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 66 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.6 Feet
    • Height : 56 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1026728

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

  • Area of Operation : GALVESTON AND BOLIVAR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

GIBB GILCHRIST

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN W. JOHNSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

RAY STOKER, JR.

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT C. LANIER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT H. DEDMAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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New All-electric Niagara Falls Tour Ferries Enter Service

New All-electric Niagara Falls Tour Ferries Enter Service

A pair of first-of-their-kind passenger vessels installed with all-electric propulsion will bring Niagara Falls sightseers to experience one of the wonders of the natural world undisturbed by exhaust fumes, engine noise or vibrations.The zero-emissions ferries, named the James V. Glynn and the Nikola Tesla

USMI’s Family Recipe

USMI’s Family Recipe

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USS Fitzgerald Exits Shipyard 3 Years After Fatal Collision

USS Fitzgerald Exits Shipyard 3 Years After Fatal Collision

The USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), which suffered heavy damage and nearly sank off the coast of Japan after a fatal collision with a containership in 2017, departed Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. Saturday following two years of extensive repairs and upgrades. Seven U.S.

Genco Makes First Full Crew Change Under Singapore's New Rules

Genco Makes First Full Crew Change Under Singapore's New Rules

U.S.-based drybulk shipowner Genco Shipping & Trading Limited announced the successful full crew change of the Genco Liberty, a 180,032 DWT Capesize vessel, marking the first full crew change under new COVID-19 protocols in Singapore.  A total of 37 seafarers were involved in this crew change, which was completed on June 6, 2020 and executed in accordance with protocols established by Genco

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

With developments in the current health crisis almost entirely consuming nearly all news reporting, one could be forgiven for thinking that the members of Congress are thinking about and working on little else, and that even if they were, the divisive partisanship of recent years would doom the prospects of much else getting done. Happily, that is not the case for the nation’s inland waterways.

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

It takes a thick skin to live in New York City, let alone to run its Staten Island Ferry service. James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, has been charged with running the ferry service for the last 16 years. We met with him for his insights on the challenges of keeping the iconic ferry running safely and efficiently.

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Shipbuilder Bath Iron Works (BIW) has officially started construction of the future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126), the U.S. Navy announced. The new warship will be the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built in the Flight III configuration at BIW.The milestone was marked by a ceremony on Tuesday at General Dynamics BIW's structural fabrication facility in Brunswick, Maine.

Genco Scrubber Refits Completed

Genco Scrubber Refits Completed

Bulk carrier owner Genco Shipping & Trading said it has completed a refit program that saw scrubbers installed on board its 17 Capesize vessels as part of the New York-listed owner's plan to comply with new International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations that limit sulfur emissions from vessels to 0.5% down from 3.5%.John C.

Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

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Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.

Maersk Tankers to Add 11 Vessels to Fleet

Danish tanker owner and operator Maersk Tankers is set to add 11 ships to its managed fleet in a deal with BP Shipping and ICBC Financial Leasing.Under the terms of the agreement, Maersk Tankers will take each vessel from the owner under a bare-boat charter arrangement, which it will then hire out to BP under a time charter deal for a period of three years.