EMPIRE STATE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : EMPIRE STATE
    • Operator : PORT IMPERIAL FERRY CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1342
  • Location
    • City : WEEHAWKEN
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 65
    • Full Load Capacity : 95 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 399
  • Size
    • Register length : 92 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 92 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 23 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1993
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 997922

PORT IMPERIAL FERRY CORP.

  • Operating Name : D/B/A NY WATERWAY
  • Area of Operation : RIVERS IN VICINITY OF NEW YORK CITY - NEW YORK HARBOR, HUDSON AND EAST RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ADMIRAL RICHARD E BENNI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

AUSTIN TOBIN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

BAYONNE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

BRAVEST

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

BROOKLYN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

CAPT. MARK SUMMERS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

DOUGLAS B. GURIAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ENDURING FREEDOM

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FATHER MYCHAL JUDGE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FINEST

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIORELLO LA GUARDIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FRANK R. LAUTENBERG

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FRANK SINATRA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FRED V. MORRONE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

GARDEN STATE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

GEORGE WASHINGTON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

HENRY HUDSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

HOBOKEN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

JERSEY CITY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

JOHN STEVENS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

MOIRA SMITH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

PETER WEISS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

PORT IMPERIAL MANHATTAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

PORT IMPERIAL NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROBERT A. ROE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROBERT FULTON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

THOMAS H. KEAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

THOMAS JEFFERSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

YOGI BERRA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

WEEKS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

The Suez Canal stepped up efforts on Friday to free a giant container ship blocking the vital trade waterway that has sent shipping rates for oil product tankers soaring and disrupted the global supply chains for everything from grains to baby clothes.Shipping rates for oil product tankers have nearly doubled after the 400 meter long Ever Given, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

Ship Blocking Suez Canal Could Be Stuck for Weeks

Ship Blocking Suez Canal Could Be Stuck for Weeks

A containership blocking the Suez Canal like a "beached whale" may take weeks to free, the salvage company said, as officials stopped all ships entering the channel on Thursday in a new setback for global trade.The 400-meter Ever Given, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

Suez Canal Traffic Suspended as Efforts Continue to Dislodge Grounded Ship

Suez Canal Traffic Suspended as Efforts Continue to Dislodge Grounded Ship

The Suez Canal temporarily suspended traffic on Thursday as efforts to dislodge a 400 m (430 yard) long container vessel that has blocked the waterway continued for a third day, with eight tugs working to straighten the ship.The Ever Given vessel, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

For professional maritime training, the 2020 holiday season was bright indeed. In a world clutching for optimism, officials from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) made a series of announcements that will strengthen, expand and intensify America’s maritime academic programs—really the maritime industry—for at least the next decade, likely much longer.

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

Equinor Selected for US' Largest Offshore Wind Award

Equinor Selected for US' Largest Offshore Wind Award

Norwegian energy company Equinor said it has been selected to provide New York State with offshore wind power in one of the United States' largest renewable energy procurements to date.Under the award, Equinor and partner BP will provide 1,260 megawatts (MW) of renewable offshore wind power from Empire Wind 2, and another 1,230 MW of power from Beacon Wind 1

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire.The deal, agreed more than four years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the bloc

Congress Funds Training Ship for Texas A&M

Congress Funds Training Ship for Texas A&M

Congress on Monday approved $390 million to fund construction of a fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV). The state-of-the-art ship will be assigned to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston, serving as a training platform for future merchant mariners and offer a critical disaster resource in the Gulf Coast.

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

This has certainly been an active year for offshore wind, both in the U.S. and globally. Looking at the U.S. in particular, the East Coast is certainly giving cause for real optimism with a clear pipeline of state procurement targets indicating 12 gigawatts installed by 2030 and 29.1 gigawatts total installed by 2035.

Charter Signed for First-ever U.S.-flagged Jones Act Compliant SOV

Charter Signed for First-ever U.S.-flagged Jones Act Compliant SOV

Offshore vessel operator Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) will build and operate the first-ever U.S. flagged Jones Act compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV), used for offshore wind farm operation and maintenance works.Edison Chouest Offshore, Ørsted, and Eversource announced Thursday the execution of a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the SOV.

Four Tankers Carrying Iranian Fuel Cargoes to US for Seizure

Four Tankers Carrying Iranian Fuel Cargoes to US for Seizure

Tankers carrying Iranian fuel cargoes covered by a U.S. warrant for seizure are sailing to the United States after talks between U.S. authorities and ship owners, a U.S. government source and a shipping source said on Thursday.Iran had planned to transport the gasoline to Venezuela, a supply line that both Tehran and Caracas have flaunted in defiance of U.S. sanctions.

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

The United States this week hardened its position on the South China Sea, where it has accused China of attempting to build a "maritime empire" in the potentially energy-rich waters, despite regional concerns.The rivals have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway at a time of strained relations over everything from the new coronavirus to trade to Hong Kong.