ESCAPE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ESCAPE
    • Operator : BEACH PROPERTIES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 450
  • Location
    • City : VERGENNES
    • STATE : VT
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 27
    • Passenger Capacity : 48
  • Size
    • Register length : 44.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15 Feet
    • Overall Length : 44.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 11 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1993
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 990491

BEACH PROPERTIES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : LAKE CHAMPLAIN WHITEHALL, NY - BURLINGTON, VT AND PLATTSBURG, NY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

At one time the most powerful lighthouse in the United States was Twin Lights in Highlands New Jersey. Today it is a wonderful little museum and right now it has a very interesting show of paintings by Maarten Platje on the War of 1812. One painting is called the Great Chase and it tells this amazing story of the US Frigate Constitution being becalmed off the New Jersey coast and becoming

Two LNG Dual-Fuel DP Shuttle Tankers Unveiled

Two LNG Dual-Fuel DP Shuttle Tankers Unveiled

AET, a petroleum tanker owner and operator, has named its newest vessels, two of the world's first LNG Dual-Fuel Dynamic Positioning Shuttle Tankers (DPSTs). The vessels, the cleanest DPSTs ever built, will emit 40-48% less carbon than equivalent vessels built in 2008, meeting the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) target of reducing carbon (CO2) emissions by 40% against 2008 baselines

Small Scale FSRU: Think Smarter Not Bigger

Small Scale FSRU: Think Smarter Not Bigger

The global search for lower carbon forms of energy and demand for cost-effective ways to serve power demand in emerging markets and remote locations is driving interest in floating storage and regasification units (FSRU).FSRUs are a faster and more flexible way to import natural gas to power-constrained places

Divers Search for Bodies in CA Boat Fire

Divers Search for Bodies in CA Boat Fire

Divers searched for more bodies early on Tuesday around the wreck of a boat destroyed by a blaze off the coast of southern California, as authorities launched an investigation into one of the area's worst maritime disasters.Emergency crews found at least 25 bodies after the fire broke out before dawn on Monday, leaving nine people still missing, the Associated Press reported.

Hurricane Dorian Builds, Aims for Bahamas, Florida

Hurricane Dorian Builds, Aims for Bahamas, Florida

Hurricane Dorian took aim at the Bahamas and the Florida coast on Thursday, spurred on by warm Atlantic waters as it threatens to strengthen into a dangerous Category 3 storm.Dorian earlier sideswiped the Caribbean without doing major damage but is expected to strengthen and slam the Bahamas and the southeastern United States with rain

Maritime Recordkeeping is Serious Business

Maritime Recordkeeping is Serious Business

In addition to fuel, modern ships also run on paper or their electronic equivalent.  Vessels are required to keep written or electronic records of many things – and the list is growing.There is the traditional Ship’s Log, which records the vessel’s position, course, speed, weather, and unusual events to name a few.

Viking Sky: Low Lube Oil Triggered Shutdown

Viking Sky: Low Lube Oil Triggered Shutdown

The engines of a luxury cruise ship that narrowly escaped disaster during a storm off Norway on Saturday failed because of relatively low levels of lubricating oil in the engines, the Norwegian Maritime Authority said on Wednesday.The Viking Sky, with almost 1,400 passengers and crew aboard

FBI Seeks Evidence in California Boat Fire

FBI Seeks Evidence in California Boat Fire

Federal and local investigators on Sunday carried out search warrants involving the owners of a diving boat that caught fire off the California coast in the middle of the night last week, killing 34 people.Agents from the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office searched the offices and two additional vessels owned by Truth

Divers Recover 20 Bodies from California Boat Fire

Divers recovered the bodies of 20 of 34 people believed to have been killed after a fast-moving fire broke out aboard a dive boat off California's Santa Cruz Island, trapping the victims below deck, authorities said on Tuesday.Search and rescue efforts were called off and recovery moves were underway, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff and U.S. Coast Guard officials told a press conference.

Coast Guard, Local Agencies Respond to Boat Fire near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a vessel fire near Santa Cruz Island Monday.At approximately 3:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a mayday call via channel 16 of an engulfed 75-foot commercial diving vessel with 38 people aboard.

Survitec debuts Emergency Escape System

Survitec debuts Emergency Escape System

Survitec unveiled a new emergency descent system in Bilbao, Spain.  Evacuator, dubbed by the company as the world’s first fire-proof emergency descent system, is designed to evacuate people in time-critical emergency situations at altitudes of 6m to 300m. It can be fire-proofed to 1750°C for 30 minutes.

Towing Vessel Sinks Near Baton Rouge

A section of the the lower Mississippi River has been closed to vessel traffic after a towing vessel sank near Baton Rouge, La., Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders in New Orleans received a report at 11 a.m. that the towing vessel Michelle Anne sank at Baton Rouge General Anchorage near mile marker 226 on the Mississippi River.