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

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Fire-hit Cargo Ship Loaded with Chemicals Sinks Off Sri Lanka

Fire-hit Cargo Ship Loaded with Chemicals Sinks Off Sri Lanka

A cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals sank off Sri Lanka's west coast, its navy said on Wednesday, and tonnes of plastic pellets have fouled the country's rich fishing waters in one of its worst-ever marine disasters.The government on Wednesday suspended fishing along an 80-km (50-mile) stretch of the island's coastline, affecting 5,600 fishing boats

Hundreds Rescued from Indonesian Ferry Fire

Hundreds Rescued from Indonesian Ferry Fire

Search and rescue teams are looking for a person still missing after hundreds were rescued from a passenger ferry that caught fire in Indonesia's Molucca Sea, local officials said on Sunday.Passenger ferry KM Karya Indah was travelling in a remote part of the Indonesian archipelago, from Ternate in the province of North Maluku towards Sanana on the island of Sulabes

Lack of Continuous Monitoring An Issue in Shipyard Fire -NTSB

Lack of Continuous Monitoring An Issue in Shipyard Fire -NTSB

A 2020 fire aboard a dive support vessel docked at a  Larose, La. shipyard was able to start and spread without notice because no one was continually monitoring the vessel while fire detectors were shut off during repairs, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report issued Tuesday.

Video: Cruise Ship MSC Lirica Catches Fire in Corfu

Video: Cruise Ship MSC Lirica Catches Fire in Corfu

MSC Cruises said a fire broke out aboard one of its vessels idled in Greece, on Thursday.The fire was reported at 3:42 p.m. local time aboard the MSC Lirica, currently in warm layup without passengers on the Greek island Corfu, and was put out by the ship’s two fire brigades and local emergency services teams by 6:58 p.m.

Hybrid Tour Boat Catches Fire in Norway

Hybrid Tour Boat Catches Fire in Norway

A hybrid-electric tour vessel caught fire off Norway's southern coast on Thursday, and while the flames have been extinguished, local authorities fear the situation could deteriorate in the days ahead.Authorities said the fire broke out in or near starboard battery compartment and engine room aboard the 24-meter catamaran MS Brim, operated by Brim Explorer, on Thursday afternoon

Navy to Remove Island on Fire-stricken USS Bonhomme Richard

Navy to Remove Island on Fire-stricken USS Bonhomme Richard

The U.S. Navy has begun the process to remove the island from the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as part of an ongoing inactivation availability for the warship that was destroyed by a major fire in 2020.Salvage contractor Smit Americas started the removal process Tuesday, the Navy said.

Kidnapped Sailors Return to Turkey, Describe Death Threats and Forest Captivity

Kidnapped Sailors Return to Turkey, Describe Death Threats and Forest Captivity

Fifteen Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates last month in the Gulf of Guinea arrived back in Turkey on Sunday and the ship’s captain described how they faced death threats and were held in a forest during their three-week ordeal.The sailors hugged relatives as they arrived before dawn at Istanbul Airport, where they were greeted by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and other officials

'Catastrophic' Engine Failure Caused Susan Lynn Towboat Fire -NTSB

'Catastrophic' Engine Failure Caused Susan Lynn Towboat Fire -NTSB

A 2019 fire on board a laid up towboat was likely caused by a catastrophic engine failure, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found.The Susan Lynn was docked and in layup at Tom’s Marine & Salvage yard on the Barataria Waterway in Lafitte, La., when the blaze broke out in the engine room on the morning of October 8, 2019, causing an estimated $1,350

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

The captain of a dive boat that caught fire last year near Santa Cruz Island, resulting in 34 deaths, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter.Jerry Nehl Boylan, of Santa Barbara, was named in the indictment by a federal grand jury that alleges Boylan, as the captain and master of the Santa Barbara-based Conception

Overboard Containership Crewmember Missing in the Port of Savannah

Overboard Containership Crewmember Missing in the Port of Savannah

Helicopter and boat crews are scouring the Port of Savannah in search of a crewmember who fell overboard from a containership in the Georgia seaport on Tuesday.The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector Charleston were notified at approximately 3 a.m., Tuesday by Georgia Ports Authority that a 70-year-old man was missing from the Maersk Tukang.

NTSB Urges New Safeguards Following Probe into Deadly Conception Boat Fire

NTSB Urges New Safeguards Following Probe into Deadly Conception Boat Fire

A U.S. safety board on Tuesday called for new safeguards for small passenger vessels following a September 2019 early morning boat fire in California that killed 34 people.The 75-foot (23-m) recreational diving vessel, Conception, with 33 passengers and six crew aboard, was anchored off Santa Cruz Island when it caught fire.

List: Major Oil Spills from Ships

List: Major Oil Spills from Ships

The Sri Lankan navy said on Tuesday an oil slick had been spotted a kilometer from a loaded supertanker carrying roughly 2 million barrels of oil that has been engulfed in intermittent fires since an explosion on September 3.Oil from the engine room of the 20-year old New Diamond tanker “appears to have leaked out to the sea” following regular bouts of water-dousing by fire-fighting vessels