FINEST

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FINEST
    • Operator : PORT IMPERIAL FERRY CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5400
  • Location
    • City : WEEHAWKEN
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 63
    • Full Load Capacity : 93 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 350
  • Size
    • Register length : 114.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 114.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.2 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1996
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1044082

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

EMPIRE STATE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ENDURING FREEDOM

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FATHER MYCHAL JUDGE

  • Type : Ferry
  • 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

Containership Captain Charged Over Cable Strike in Australia

Containership Captain Charged Over Cable Strike in Australia

The master of a containership has been charged in Australia after his vessel allegedly dragged anchor through a protected zone and damaged a subsea communications cable off the West Australian coast. The Ukrainian national is facing up to three years imprisonment.A section of the Australia Singapore Cable in the Perth Submarine Cable Protection Zone

VARD to Build World's Largest Superyacht

VARD to Build World's Largest Superyacht

Norwegian shipbuilding and design group VARD announced it has secured a contract to build the world's largest superyacht.At 33,500 GRT, with a length of 222 meters and a beam of 27 meters, the $600 million superyacht Somnio was unveiled Monday as the first ever residential "yacht liner", featuring 39 luxurious apartments for a select, secret group of ultra-wealthy travelers.

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

In the last week of April, with little fanfare, the U.S. Coast Guard released a much-anticipated opportunity to build up to 27 Waterways Commerce Cutters. After the detailed design and construction contract is awarded in Spring of 2022, a lucky shipbuilder will begin replacing the Coast Guard’s eclectic fleet of 18 venerable river buoy tenders (WLR) and 13 inland construction tenders (WLIC).

Reflections on the Trends That Have Shaped the Maritime Industry

Reflections on the Trends That Have Shaped the Maritime Industry

This will be my last monthly article for Maritime Reporter & Engineering News. I started writing these articles in early 2002, just over 19 years ago and during that time I have written over 228 articles, missing only one month when my grandson was hospitalized. (I have also written about 6,200 of my (almost) daily newsletters.

CMA CGM Box Ship Sets Loaded Containers Record

CMA CGM Box Ship Sets Loaded Containers Record

French shipping company CMA CGM said its 23,000-TEU mega ship CMA CGM Jacques Saade has set a new world record for the highest number of full containers loaded on board a single vessel.The ultra-large containership (ULCS)—the world's largest powered by by liquefied natural gas (LNG)—departed the port of Singapore on Thursday carrying 21,433 full (20-foot equivalent units (TEU) on board

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

A widely-shared meme has taken several facts about the Titanic out of context to make unsubstantiated claims that imply the ship’s sinking was a deliberate act. This is not true—experts widely agree the sinking of the Titanic was an accident. The meme was posted to Facebook on March 1 and has been shared more than 600 times (here).

Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

In early 2021, the somber news from the cruise sector continued. For some cruise brands, their own version of “lockdowns” will have spanned an entire year. By late January, 2021, Carnival and others were hesitantly pegging their restarts for April/May 2021, and for some markets, late summer

WinGD X-DF Engine Earns Guinness Power Record

WinGD X-DF Engine Earns Guinness Power Record

WinGD has been calling its 12X92DF engine the world’s most powerful dual-fuel engine since the first such engine was built in 2019. Now the title is official, as the engine series has been awarded the Guinness World Records for the most powerful Otto-cycle engine ever built.In tests carried out at engine builder CSSC-MES Diesel Co (CSSC-CMD) and verified by Guinness World Records

Timeline:  Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline's Difficult Birth

Timeline: Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline's Difficult Birth

Russia has resumed construction of the politically-charged Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany, laying pipes after a one-year hiatus prompted by U.S. sanctions, the pipeline operator said on Friday.An alleged nerve agent attack on Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in August was the latest political controversy to hit the nearly-completed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

US Inland Waterways: High Waters & Swirling Currents

US Inland Waterways: High Waters & Swirling Currents

The inland waterway system, flowing through the United States heartland, is a microcosm of all that has been happening in 2020: trade tensions, infrastructure issues, shifting trends in fuel consumption and the pandemic that has gripped us since the winter months. Shortly after the initial coronavirus outbreak here in the U.S.

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

A specialized heavy lift crane vessel began cutting the first bow section of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray on Friday as salvage crews enter the next phase of operations to remove the overturned vessel from Georgia's St. Simons Sound.The Korean-owned Golden Ray, which capsized after leaving the Port of Brunswick in September 2019, will be dismantled in place and removed in sections.

The Path to Zero: First Wave of Ships Explore Green Hydrogen

The Path to Zero: First Wave of Ships Explore Green Hydrogen

While there is no consensus on what will be the maritime 'fuel of the future', developers across the world are for the first time testing the use of hydrogen to power ships as the maritime industry races to find technologies to cut emissions and confidence grows the fuel is safe to use commercially.