FIRE ISLAND EMPRESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FIRE ISLAND EMPRESS
    • Operator : SAYVILLE FERRY SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : SAYVILLE
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 60
    • Passenger Capacity : 270
  • Size
    • Register length : 68 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 71.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 19.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Height : 21 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2004
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1152331

SAYVILLE FERRY SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : SAYVILLE TO FIRE ISLAND PINES, WATER ISLAND AND ACROSS GREAT SOUTH BAY, NY; SAYVILLE TO CHERRY GROVE AND SUNKEN FOREST, NY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CROSS BAY CLIPPER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIRE ISLAND CLIPPER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIRE ISLAND DUCHESS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Wood

FIRE ISLAND MAID

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

MERRIMAC II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Wood

MONITOR II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Wood

SOUTH BAY CLIPPER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Hundreds Evacuated from Staten Island Ferry After Engine Room Fire

Hundreds Evacuated from Staten Island Ferry After Engine Room Fire

Five people were injured and hundreds more evacuated after a fire broke out aboard a ferry traveling from Manhattan to Staten Island on Thursday evening, officials said.The Sandy Ground, one of the Staten Island Ferry's newly commissioned Ollis-class vessels, was carrying 868 passengers and 16 crew members when the engine room fire started shortly after 5 p.m.

Fire Breaks Out on Containership in the Red Sea

Fire Breaks Out on Containership in the Red Sea

A fire has broken out aboard a containership in the Red Sea, northwest of the Farasan Islands off Saudi Arabia. All 25 crewmembers on board have evacuated the burning ship and were rescued by a nearby vessel.The blaze erupted in container stacks immediately forward of the accommodation block at the stern of the Panama-registered TSS Pearl while the ship was en route to Aden, Yemen.

US Sanctions Firms Transferring Oil to North Korean Ships at Sea

US Sanctions Firms Transferring Oil to North Korean Ships at Sea

The United States on Friday imposed new sanctions following North Korea's latest missile launches this week, targeting a fuel procurement network that Washington said supports Pyongyang's weapons programs and its military.Friday's action targeted two Singapore-registered companies and a Marshall Islands-registered firm, the U.S.

Discovering the Largest Shipwrecks in the St. Lawrence River

Discovering the Largest Shipwrecks in the St. Lawrence River

Of all the rivers in the world, the St. Lawrence River is undeniably one of the most challenging for mariners.This water highway is at some spots as narrow as a large river and, at others, as wide as a small sea. It has played a vital role over the last three centuries as an important artery for trade, communication, transportation and settlement. And since 1959, the year the St.

Judge Throws out Indictment of Captain in 2019 Fatal Dive Boat Fire

Judge Throws out Indictment of Captain in 2019 Fatal Dive Boat Fire

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Friday dismissed the criminal indictment against a dive boat captain charged with manslaughter in the deaths of 34 people when the vessel caught fire and sank off the California coast three years ago.The 75-foot (23-meter) Conception caught fire while most of those onboard were sleeping, killing 33 passengers and a crew member.

Ferry Stricken by Fire on Monday Back in Swedish Port

Ferry Stricken by Fire on Monday Back in Swedish Port

A ferry was back in the Swedish port of Nynashamn on Tuesday after a fire on the car deck temporarily knocked out its power, the Swedish Coast Guard said in a statement.  The fire in a refrigerated container started at mid-day on Monday north of the island of Gotland as the Stena Scandica was heading to Ventspils in Latvia from Nynashamn. The fire was put out on Monday afternoon.

Cuba Tames Mega Port Fire

Cuba Tames Mega Port Fire

Massive clouds of steam rose from Cuba's largest fuel depot in Matanzas on Wednesday as firefighters, helicopters and boats poured water and foam on the smoldering remains of the largest fire in the island's history.Black charcoal covered with white ash remained red hot after the flames died down.

Third Oil Storage Tank Collapses in Cuba Terminal Following Fire, Spill

Third Oil Storage Tank Collapses in Cuba Terminal Following Fire, Spill

A third crude tank caught fire and collapsed at Cuba's main oil terminal in Matanzas, its governor said on Monday, as an oil spill spread flames from a second tank that caught fire two days earlier in the island's biggest oil industry accident in decades.Cuba had made progress fighting off the raging flames during the weekend after drawing on help from Mexico and Venezuela

At Least Seven Dead after Fire on Philippine Passenger Ferry

At Least Seven Dead after Fire on Philippine Passenger Ferry

Seven people have died after a high-speed Philippine ferry carrying 134 people caught fire on Monday, with seven passengers still missing, the coast guard said.The ship caught fire just before reaching the port of Real in Quezon province, about 60 km (37.28 miles) east of the capital Manila. It had left Polilio Island at 5:00 a.m. local time (2100 GMT Sunday) and made a distress call at 6:30 a.m.

Tug Boats Spray Water on Blazing Ship Carrying Luxury Cars near Azores

Tug Boats Spray Water on Blazing Ship Carrying Luxury Cars near Azores

Heavy tug boats on Tuesday sprayed water on a burning ship carrying thousands of Porsches and Bentleys adrift off the coast of Portugal's Azores islands, the ship's manager said in a statement.The Felicity Ace, carrying around 4,000 vehicles including Porsches, Audis, and Bentleys, some with lithium-ion batteries, caught fire on Wednesday last week.

Two Trapped, Scores Rescued After Flames Engulf Greece-Italy Ferry

Two Trapped, Scores Rescued After Flames Engulf Greece-Italy Ferry

Two people are trapped on a ferry that was engulfed in a blaze as it sailed from Greece to Italy early on Friday, the coastguard said, after scores of others passengers and crew members were rescued.A total of 239 passengers and 51 crew were onboard the Italian-flagged Euroferry Olympia when the fire broke out and rescue vessels had taken most of them to the island of Corfu where ambulances were

Fire-stricken Car Carrier Abandoned and Adrift in the North Atlantic

Fire-stricken Car Carrier Abandoned and Adrift in the North Atlantic

A Panamanian-flagged car carrier is crewless and adrift in the North Atlantic Ocean after a fire broke out in a cargo hold on Wednesday.The Portuguese Navy said it coordinated the rescue of 22 crew members from the Felicity Ace about 90 nautical miles southwest of the island of Faial, in the Azores.