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

Video: Ships Collide Head on in the Welland Canal

Video: Ships Collide Head on in the Welland Canal

Canadian officials are investigating a collision between two general cargo vessels in the Welland Canal in southern Ontario.The 138-meter Alanis and the 136-meter Florence Spirit collided Saturday while traveling opposite directions in the ship canal connecting Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. The ships are flagged in Antigua Barbuda and Canada repetitively.

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

The Jaime Ann, the first of four new ASD-90 tugs constructed by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders for the Saltchuk family of companies, arrived today in her new homeport of Long Beach, in California. Powerful enough to escort the largest tankers and containerships calling on ports in the U.S.

China to Issue VLSFO Quotas in Move to Grow Bunker Market Share

China to Issue VLSFO Quotas in Move to Grow Bunker Market Share

China is set to release its first-ever quotas to export very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) with total volumes of 10 million tonnes for this year, six industry officials with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.The quotas, which came in the wake of Beijing’s policy in January to offer tax sweeteners to boost local production of the fuel

OPEC, Russia Approve Biggest-Ever Oil Cut to Support Prices

OPEC, Russia Approve Biggest-Ever Oil Cut to Support Prices

OPEC and allies led by Russia agreed on Sunday to a record cut in output to prop up oil prices amid the coronavirus pandemic in an unprecedented deal with fellow oil nations, including the United States, that could curb global oil supply by 20%. Measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus have destroyed demand for fuel and driven down oil prices

Oil Economics: Freight Rate Surge Cuts into Trader's Profits

Oil Economics: Freight Rate Surge Cuts into Trader's Profits

A jump in freight rates has shaved profits for oil traders seeking to store crude for sale towards the end of the year, even as the contango in the first six months for Brent futures stretched to its widest ever, trade sources said.While a sharp rebound in spot crude differentials could lift traders' profits

France Sends Warship to Evacuate Coronavirus Patients

France Sends Warship to Evacuate Coronavirus Patients

France will use a helicopter warship to transfer coronavirus patients in critical condition from Corsica to hospitals in the southeast of the country, its armed forces minister said on Friday.As of Thursday, there were 162 confirmed coronavirus cases on the Mediterranean island. The last official breakdown, on March 15, showed six deaths and six people in intensive care.

China's Bunker Fuel Demand Plummets

China's Bunker Fuel Demand Plummets

China's marine fuels sales fell by as much as 50% in February as the rapidly spreading coronavirus and prolonged Lunar New Year break strangled freight movement in and out of the global manufacturing powerhouse, trade sources said.The epidemic, which has killed almost 3,000 people and infected about 80,000 in China alone

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Unmanned Vehicles Collect Data for Improving Storm ForecastsThe influences of ocean conditions and currents on living environments are now more widely appreciated—from the Earth’s climate and severe weather conditions to fisheries and biodiversity. Sustained and widespread measurements are needed to provide essential clues for understanding the oceans

France, Australia Downplay Tensions over Submarine Deal

France, Australia Downplay Tensions over Submarine Deal

France and Australia reaffirmed their commitment to a A$50 billion ($34 billion) submarine deal on Friday, seeking to defuse tensions after French shipbuilder Naval Group raised concerns over the capability of Australian contractors.Australia signed a production contract with Naval Group in February 2019 for a fleet of 12 attack-class submarines

IMO2020: Asian Hydrogen Demand to Rise

IMO2020: Asian Hydrogen Demand to Rise

Asia's hydrogen gas demand will rise as the region's oil refineries use the gas to produce low-sulfur fuel to meet new environmental regulations, the head of the world's largest industrial gas producer said."The demand for hydrogen has grown steadily over the years at a much faster rate than GDP growth

Almost Half of French Aircraft Carrier Crew Test Positive for COVID-19

Almost Half of French Aircraft Carrier Crew Test Positive for COVID-19

Almost half the 2,300-strong crew on France’s sole aircraft carrier, the Charles de Gaulle, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the armed forces minister said on Friday.Florence Parly told parliament that 1,081 out of 2,010 tests carried out had shown a positive result. A total of 545 sailors had shown symptoms and 24 were in hospital, she added.

Bank Seeks Impounding of Ocean Tankers' Ships

Bank Seeks Impounding of Ocean Tankers' Ships

India's ICICI Bank is seeking the impounding of two vessels operated by Ocean Tankers (Pte) Ltd, a unit of Singapore oil-trading company Hin Leong Trading Pte Ltd (HLT), an ICICI source said on Monday.The tankers, Wu Yi San and Chang Bai San, were carrying cargoes financed by ICICI, the source said, adding that the bank had about $100 million exposure to HLT.