FLORENCE MARTUS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FLORENCE MARTUS
    • Operator : CHATHAM AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 630
  • Location
    • City : SAVANNAH
    • STATE : GA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 21
    • Passenger Capacity : 129
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 2.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1102989

CHATHAM AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : SAVANNAH RIVER BETWEEN HUTCHINSON ISLAND AND SAVANNAH, GA
  • Principal Commodity : PERSONNEL

JULIETTE GORDON LOW

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SUSIE KING TAYLOR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Moda Midstream Eyes Second TX VLCC Berth

Moda Midstream Eyes Second TX VLCC Berth

Moda Midstream LLC is considering building a second berth at its Ingleside, Texas, crude export terminal to accommodate booming shale oil production on the Gulf Coast, the company's chief executive said on Thursday.The expansion to the terminal that loads oil tankers will come as three major pipelines open in the second half of 2019, CEO Bo McCall said in an interview.

U.S. Government Shutdown: Assessing the Impact on Maritime

U.S. Government Shutdown: Assessing the Impact on Maritime

On December 22, 2018, a continuing resolution passed by Congress to fund a portion of the U.S. Government into the 2019 fiscal year expired and was not renewed resulting in a partial federal government shutdown. Among the affected Executive Departments are the Department of Homeland Security (which includes the Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection)

Hurricane Michael Races Northeast, Leaving Devastation in Florida

Hurricane Michael Races Northeast, Leaving Devastation in Florida

Hurricane Michael, the third most powerful storm ever to strike the U.S. mainland, headed northeast on Thursday, weakened but still set to soak Georgia and the Carolinas after devastating the Florida Panhandle.By 6 AM on Thursday, heavy rain and wind had reached as far north as Charlotte, North Carolina and the Western North Carolina mountains.

UK Aircraft Carrier Dodges Hurricane Florence

UK Aircraft Carrier Dodges Hurricane Florence

British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived in Norfolk, Va. a bit later than planned on Monday after evading Hurricane Florence, which devastated large areas of the U.S. East Coast.The Royal Navy said HMS Queen Elizabeth skirted south of the hurricane, but sailed close enough for the effects of a four meter swell

Hurricane Florence Barrels in on US East Coast

Hurricane Florence Barrels in on US East Coast

Hurricane Florence is forecast to be a major hurricane when it nears the U.S. coast on Thursday, bringing life-threatening storm surge and rainfall to portions of the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory on Wednesday morning.The extremely dangerous hurricane, currently a category 4, is located about 530 miles southeast of Cape Fear, N.C.

Saudi Arabia Halts Red Sea Oil Exports after Tanker Attacks

Saudi Arabia Halts Red Sea Oil Exports after Tanker Attacks

Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through a strategic Red Sea lane after Yemen's Iran-aligned rebels attacked two tankers in the waterway, underscoring the risk of an escalation in tensions in the region.Brent crude futures rose 59 cents to $74.52 a barrel by 1008 GMT, extending their rally into a third day but falling from a 10-day high in earlier trading.

BP Long on Millions of Barrels of Crude off China

BP Long on Millions of Barrels of Crude off China

BP operates largest teapot marketing team among majors; four BP-chartered tankers have trouble unloading off China.   Four supertankers chartered by energy major BP have been held up or delayed off China's east coast over the last two months, unable to fully discharge oil as slowing demand from the country's private refiners starts to impact global markets.

US Oil Exports to Asia May Slide Further

US Oil Exports to Asia May Slide Further

Rising shipping rates have increased the costs of shipping oil from the United States to Asia and may further the restrict the flow of U.S. oil to the region later this year, multiple trade and shipping sources said on Thursday.Freight rates for tankers that carry crude oil have soared globally, buoyed by peak seasonal demand, weather disruptions and higher bunker fuel costs, the sources said.

Port Condition Zulu Set for North Carolina Ports

Port Condition Zulu Set for North Carolina Ports

The Captain of the Port for North Carolina set Port Condition Zulu for the Ports of Morehead City and Wilmington at 3 a.m., Thursday, due to winds from Hurricane Michael.Port Condition Zulu is a dangerous condition in which tropical storm force winds are possible within 12 hours. In Port Condition Zulu the port is closed, and all port operations are suspended.

Hurricane Michael Bears Down on Florida

Hurricane Michael Bears Down on Florida

Hurricane Michael is expected to strengthen today in the Gulf of Mexico, with the Florida panhandle directly in its dangerous path.Thousands of local residents in Wakulla, Gulf and Bay counties have been ordered to leave. Forecasters now say that Michael could be a Category 3 storm when it makes landfall on Wednesday.

NC Ports Open for Business in the Choppy Wake of Florence

NC Ports Open for Business in the Choppy Wake of Florence

North Carolina Ports’ terminals in Wilmington and Morehead City resumed full commercial truck operations on Monday following Hurricane Florence which forced the terminals to close on Thursday, September 13.Both the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City reopened to employees and vessel operations late last week.

In Florence’s Wake, Flooding Still a Big Concern in the Carolinas

In Florence’s Wake, Flooding Still a Big Concern in the Carolinas

Flooding is expected to worsen in the coming days as the Coast Guard continues its relief efforts.The emergency is by no means over in North Carolina. As flooding is expected worsen across the Carolinas later this week in the choppy wake of Hurricane Florence, Coast Guard units across North Carolina are continuing to assess damage, and respond over a wide geographic area.