EMPRESS OF NY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : EMPRESS OF NY
    • Operator : MARCO POLO CRUISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 560
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 62
    • Passenger Capacity : 700
  • Size
    • Register length : 152 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34.9 Feet
    • Overall Length : 160 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34.9 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 56 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1944
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 265851

MARCO POLO CRUISES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : WORLD FAIR MARINA TO NEW YORK HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

HALF MOON

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) on Friday held a launch and christening ceremony for the ferry Long Island at its Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, Fla.Scheduled to be delivered later this year, the new Subchapter H passenger and auto ferry is being built for Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, a subsidiary of McAllister Towing, for operations between Bridgeport, Conn.

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted a selection of the most notable American newbuilds delivered of 2023—from a first-of-its-kind green towboat, to the lead vessel in a series of game-changing ships to train U.S. mariners.Empire StateAs the lead vessel in a series of five new training ships being constructed to serve America's state maritime academies

First Turbine Installed at South Fork Wind Off New York

First Turbine Installed at South Fork Wind Off New York

The first turbine has been installed at the South Fork Wind Farm offshore New York, developer Ørsted announced on Monday.The first of South Fork Wind’s 12 Siemens Gamesa wind turbine generators was hoisted into place by the offshore construction team at the project site 35 miles off Montauk, N.Y. Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, the Aeolus, is installing the turbines.

Offshore Wind Developers Likely to Cancel Some Contracts After NY Decision

Offshore Wind Developers Likely to Cancel Some Contracts After NY Decision

Developers in the U.S. offshore wind industry will likely cancel some power sales contracts in New York after the state last week denied passing on more of the costs to consumers, but major projects off Massachusetts and Rhode Island are set to start up later this year.Several states and U.S.

US Bolsters Its Sealift and Tanker Support Fleets

The United States has bolstered its fleet of U.S.-flagged sustainment sealift vessels and product tankers to support the Department of Defense (DoD) during times of armed conflict or national emergency.The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) in recent months has been building up fleets of commercial vessels under its Maritime Security Program (MSP) and Tanker

Norwegian Firm Agrees to Buy Five Vroon Offshore Vessels for $94M

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Golden Energy Offshore Services (GEOS) has entered into a binding Memorandum of Agreement for the acquisition of four platform supply vessels and one subsea support vessel from subsidiaries of Vroon Holding B.V. for a total consideration of $94 million.

First US-Built Offshore Wind Substation Sets Sail

First US-Built Offshore Wind Substation Sets Sail

Offshore wind developers Ørsted and Eversource marked the sailaway of the first U.S.-built offshore wind substation, which departed a Texas fabrication facility Wednesday. The substation is transiting across the Gulf of Mexico and then up the East Coast for installation at the South Fork Wind project site in a few weeks.Kiewit Offshore Services, Ltd.

NY Will Not Change Offshore Wind and Power Sales Contracts

NY Will Not Change Offshore Wind and Power Sales Contracts

New York regulators on Thursday denied requests by developers of offshore wind projects and dozens of land-based renewable projects seeking billions of dollars in additional funding for existing contracts to sell power.The state denial could force developers to cancel some money-losing contracts and cancel or delay projects to sell power in New York as it has for some offshore wind developers in

St. Johns Ship Building’s Jeff Bukoski to Receive USMMA’s Admiral McCready Award

St. Johns Ship Building’s Jeff Bukoski to Receive USMMA’s Admiral McCready Award

Jeffery Bukoski, president of Palatka, Fla. shipyard St. Johns Ship Building, has been awarded the RADM Lauren S. McCready Award, which recognizes graduates of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) who have made significant technical achievements in the marine industry or who have contributed organizational or managerial support to making such technical achievements possible.

Hybrid Research Vessel Delivered to University of Vermont

Hybrid Research Vessel Delivered to University of Vermont

Derecktor Shipyards NY in Mamaroneck, N.Y. announced it has delivered a new hybrid research catamaran to the University of Vermont (UVM). The innovative vessel, Marcelle Melosira, will serve as a floating classroom and laboratory, enabling advanced research operations and hands-on educational programs.

NY Waterway Christens New Ferry Arthur E. Imperatore

NY Waterway Christens New Ferry Arthur E. Imperatore

New York Waterway on Monday christened its new vessel Arthur E. Imperatore, named in honor of the company's late founder. The vessel will provide scenic tours of New York Harbor in addition to commuter transportation.Built locally by Yank Marine in Tuckahoe, N.J., the Arthur E. Imperatore is a brand new, low-emission 2,000-horsepower, Tier 3 compliant ferry designed to carry 600 passengers.

Norwegian Shipowner Preorders Amogy's Ammonia Power Solution

Norwegian Shipowner Preorders Amogy's Ammonia Power Solution

Brooklyn, N.Y. based Amogy announced it has entered into a preorder contract to supply four of its 200-kilowatt (kW) ammonia-to-power systems to an undisclosed Norwegian shipping company.The Amogy powerpacks will provide the primary power on a newbuild vessel slated for zero emissions sailing in 2025.