FORT GATES FERRY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FORT GATES FERRY
    • Operator : PUTNAM COUNTY (FORT GATES FERRY)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Unknown
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 56
  • Location
    • City : WELAKA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 5
  • Size
    • Register length : 36 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 18 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1948
    • Coast Guard Number : CG601022

PUTNAM COUNTY (FORT GATES FERRY)

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN FORT GATES FERRY ROAD AND FOREST ROAD 43 (OCALA NATIONAL FOREST) ALONG THE ST. JOHNS RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) on Friday held a launch and christening ceremony for the ferry Long Island at its Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, Fla.Scheduled to be delivered later this year, the new Subchapter H passenger and auto ferry is being built for Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, a subsidiary of McAllister Towing, for operations between Bridgeport, Conn.

First Ship Departs Baltimore Through Limited Access Channel

First Ship Departs Baltimore Through Limited Access Channel

The first commercial vessel transited through a newly opened channel in the Port of Baltimore following the deadly collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge.The Fort McHenry Limited Access Channel (LAC) was opened as a temporary solution to provide passage for a limited number of commercial vessels into the Port of Baltimore and a departure opportunity for some deep draft vessels currently unable

Third Temporary Channel Opened in Baltimore

Third Temporary Channel Opened in Baltimore

The Captain of the Port (COTP) has established the Fort Carroll Temporary Alternate Channel, which is on the northeast side of the main channel in the vicinity of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and will provide limited access for commercially essential vessels.The channel has a controlling depth of 20 feet, a 300-foot horizontal clearance, and a vertical clearance of 135 feet

Norway's Myklebust Verft to Build World's Largest Hydrogen Ferries

Norway's Myklebust Verft to Build World's Largest Hydrogen Ferries

Norwegian shipyard Myklebust Verft has been selected to build a pair of innovative hydrogen-powered passenger ferries ordered by Norwegian transport company Torghatten Nord.The design, produced by The Norwegian Ship Design Company for operations in the challenging waters of the Vestfjordstrekninga fjord in the Arctic Circle

Risk Reigns in Ocean Shipping, Industry and Economic Experts Say

Risk Reigns in Ocean Shipping, Industry and Economic Experts Say

Risk is the "new normal" for the global ocean shipping industry that handles 80% of global trade as pressure from geopolitical tensions, rising protectionism and climate change mounts."There are going to be global tensions ... and I think global dangers, at a level we haven't seen since the end of World War II," former U.S.

Fjord1 Orders Autonomous Zero-emission Ferries

Fjord1 Orders Autonomous Zero-emission Ferries

Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1 has ordered a series of four autonomous zero-emission ferries to operate the Lavik-Oppedal crossing on the northwest coast of Norway.The newbuilds were designed by Norway-based HAV Design and will be built by Tersan Shipyard in Turkey.According to HAV Design, which will deliver ship design and an engineering package for all four vessels

Passenger Ferry Grounds Near Maui

Passenger Ferry Grounds Near Maui

A passenger ferry has run aground near the entrance to Maui's Maalaea Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard said. At 5:05 a.m. on Monday, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders received notification from the 55-foot ferry Expeditions Five, which had run aground with three crew members on board.

BC Ferries Awards Shipyard Contract for New Hybrid Electric Vessels

BC Ferries Awards Shipyard Contract for New Hybrid Electric Vessels

Canada's BC Ferries announced Dutch shipbuilding conglomerate Damen Shipyards Group has been selected to build its four new hybrid electric Island Class vessels.Damen, the same shipbuilder that built BC Ferries’ previous six Island Class ferries between 2020 and 2022, will construct the vessels in Romania, after its bid was selected from among several proposals received from around the world.

WETA's Bay Ferry 2050: Water Transit Reimagined

WETA's Bay Ferry 2050: Water Transit Reimagined

Spearheaded by the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), Bay Ferry 2050 is a visionary initiative aimed at transforming the San Francisco Bay Ferry service into an eco-friendly and forward-thinking transportation system. With a focus on fleet electrification, community engagement and the exploration of alternative propulsion technologies

Crossing Death's Door Daily

Crossing Death's Door Daily

Washington Island Ferry Line (WIFL) has been the essential link between the residents, business and visitors of Washington Island and Wisconsin's Door Peninsula for more than eight decades.Picturesque and peaceful Door County isn't named for some intrepid settlers named Door. The name has a more ominous meaning.

Denmark Says Fatal Fall of Polish Mother, Son from Ferry Was Not an Accident

The deaths of a Polish woman and her 7-year-old son last week following their plunge from a Baltic Sea ferry travelling from Sweden to Poland was not an accident, a preliminary investigation by Danish authorities has found.The case was being investigated as a possible murder, Swedish prosecutors said on Friday.

Child and Mother Found After Falling Overboard from Baltic Ferry

A mother and her 7-year-old child have been rescued after falling overboard on Thursday from a ferry traveling from Sweden to Poland, Swedish media reported.The two were being winched to a helicopter and are taken to a hospital, Stefan Land from the Swedish Maritime Administration told TT news agency, without specifying their condition.