FIRE ISLAND TRADER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FIRE ISLAND TRADER
    • Operator : FIRE ISLAND FERRIES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : BAY SHORE
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 47
    • Full Load Capacity : 59 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 64 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 66 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 23 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.9 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1141550

FIRE ISLAND FERRIES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT SOUTH BAY BETWEEN BAYSHORE, LONG ISLAND AND KISMET, SALTAIRE, FAIR HARBOR, DUNEWOOD AND OCEAN BEACH ON FIRE ISLAND; ATLANTIQUE, SEAVIEW AND OCEAN BAY PARK ON FIRE ISLAND
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS, FOOD, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT, BUILDING MATERIALS AND GENERAL CARGO

VOYAGER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

AMERICA

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Aluminum

EXPLORER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIRE ISLAND BELLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIRE ISLAND FLYER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIRE ISLAND MISS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FIRE ISLANDER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIREBALL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FIREBIRD

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIREISLAND QUEEN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

STRANGER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

TRAVELER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

VAGABOND

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

News

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.

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

Traders Scout for Tankers to Store Diesel as Virus Spreads

Traders Scout for Tankers to Store Diesel as Virus Spreads

Oil traders are scouting for newly built supertankers to store diesel for the next few months as they brace for lower demand in Europe amid renewed restrictions aimed at battling the COVID-19 pandemic, shipping and trade sources said.Trading companies, including oil majors, are making enquiries to charter very large crude carriers (VLCC) to carry diesel with 10 parts-per-million (ppm) sulphur

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

Höegh Xiamen Declared 'Total Loss' After Jacksonville Fire

Höegh Xiamen Declared 'Total Loss' After Jacksonville Fire

Höegh Xiamen car carrier has been declared "a constructive total loss" following a fire that broke out on the vessel in early June in Jacksonville, USA.The Höegh Xiamen car carrier is owned by Ocean Yield and is on a bareboat contract to Höegh Autoliners. The fire broke out on June 4, shortly after the vessel had completed loading operations at Blount Island, Jacksonville, Florida.

Höegh Xiamen Fire Contained

Höegh Xiamen Fire Contained

A three-alarm fire that broke out aboard vehicle carrier Höegh Xiamen in the Port of Jacksonville last week continues to burn but has been controlled and contained, authorities said Monday.Firefighters with Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department (JFRD) and specialist marine firefighters with Resolve Marine Group are working to maintain the structural integrity of the 600-foot roll-on

Explosion Injures Firefighters Battling RoRo Blaze in Jacksonville

Explosion Injures Firefighters Battling RoRo Blaze in Jacksonville

An explosion injured several firefighters battling a blaze on board car carrier Höegh Xiamen at berth in Jacksonville, Fla. Thursday.The eight responders have been transported to the hospital for serious injuries, including two taken by air and two by ground to to Shands Gainesville burn unit. They are all in stable condition.

Big City Fireboats

Big City Fireboats

On March 3, the Coast Guard published a notice that Martin Midstream Partners (MMP), a petrochemical transport and storage company, was seeking approval to modify terminal operations in Beaumont, Texas, along the Sabine-Neches Waterway. If approved, MMP would expand its liquefied hazardous gas (LHG) operations, both in volume and products.