FIRE ISLANDER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FIRE ISLANDER
    • Operator : FIRE ISLAND FERRIES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : BAY SHORE
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Full Load Capacity : 1 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 383
  • Size
    • Register length : 80.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 85 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 23 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2012
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1246183

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 ISLAND TRADER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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

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.

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.

General Average Declared for Fire-stricken Zim Charleston

General Average Declared for Fire-stricken Zim Charleston

General average has been declared for the ZIM Charleston after stacks of containers caught fire on board the vessel earlier this month.The fire broke out in a cargo hold while the Seaspan-owned containership was navigating off Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 8. It has been reported that approximately 300 containers may have been affected by fire, heat and smoke

Johan Castberg FPSO Suffered Minor Damage in Fire, Equinor Says

Johan Castberg FPSO Suffered Minor Damage in Fire, Equinor Says

Equinor's Johan Castberg floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel suffered only minor damage during a fire on Wednesday, and the project's timeline will not be affected, a company spokesperson said on Thursday.The vessel is under construction at a shipyard in western Norway. Workers were evacuated during the fire, and there were no reports of injuries.

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

Beirut Port Fire Revives Trauma ahead of Blast Anniversary

Beirut Port Fire Revives Trauma ahead of Blast Anniversary

A fire smoldering for days at Beirut port has revived painful memories of the explosion that devastated the Lebanese capital in 2020, with the government struggling to find a way to extinguish it as the second anniversary of the blast approaches.The fire has been burning slowly in the ruins of the port's grain silos

Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Catches Fire in Virginia

Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Catches Fire in Virginia

More than 100 passengers, the vast majority of them school children, were rescued from a passenger vessel that caught fire on Tuesday in Norfolk, Va.The fire aboard the Spirit of Norfolk was reported around noon, while the vessel was on a cruise in the Elizabeth River, near Naval Station Norfolk.

Two Days After Deadly Blasts, Bangladesh Container Depot Still Burns

Two Days After Deadly Blasts, Bangladesh Container Depot Still Burns

Firefighters battled for a third day on Monday to control a huge fire that killed dozens when it triggered explosions at a Bangladesh container depot, as officials warned of the risk of further blasts if the flames spread to chemicals stored nearby.Drone footage from the BM Container Depot at Sitakunda, 40 km (25 miles) from the southeastern port city of Chittagong

Multiple Fireboats Fighting Fire on Barge in Delaware Bay

Multiple Fireboats Fighting Fire on Barge in Delaware Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday it was, together with local fire agencies, responding to a barge fire approximately 9 miles south of Port Mahon.Watchstanders at the Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received a call at approximately 1 a.m. reporting a barge on fire in the Delaware River.  The barge was reportedly carrying household appliances for scrap, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

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.

Uninsulated Exhaust Header Likely Ignited Towboat Fire -NTSB

Uninsulated Exhaust Header Likely Ignited Towboat Fire -NTSB

An engine room fire aboard a towing vessel was the result of spraying diesel fuel hitting an uninsulated section of the engine's exhaust system, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a marine investigation report released Tuesday.On March 17, 2021, the towing vessel Miss Dorothy was pushing 14 barges upbound on the Lower Mississippi River, north of Baton Rouge, La.

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.