FT. MORGAN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FT. MORGAN
    • Operator : ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 900
  • Location
    • City : DAUPHIN ISLAND
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 99
    • Full Load Capacity : 300 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 140 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 46 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 939553

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

  • Area of Operation : DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL TO FORT MORGAN, AL (MOBILE BAY); CAMDEN, AL TO GEE'S BEND, AL (ALABAMA RIVER)
  • Principal Commodity : AUTOMOBILES/PASSENGERS

GEE'S BEND

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MARISSA MAE NICOLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Bollinger to Acquire VT Halter Marine

Bollinger to Acquire VT Halter Marine

Lockport, La. based Bollinger Shipyards announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. and neighboring repair yard ST Engineering Halter Marine Offshore (STEHMO) from parent company ST Engineering North America, the U.S. subsidiary of Singaporean multinational technology, defense and engineering group ST Engineering.

Maersk CEO Sees Plenty of Dark Clouds on the Horizon. Container Demand Set to Drop

Maersk CEO Sees Plenty of Dark Clouds on the Horizon. Container Demand Set to Drop

Shipping group Maersk warned on Wednesday of slowing demand for transport and logistics as a global recession looms and cut its forecast for container demand this year, even as it beat third-quarter earnings expectations. "It is clear that freight rates have peaked and started to normalize during the quarter, driven by both decreasing demand and easing of supply chain congestion

DOT Announces $703M in Port Funding; 41 Projects in 22 States

DOT Announces $703M in Port Funding; 41 Projects in 22 States

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced more than $703 million to fund 41 projects in 22 states and one territory that designed to help improve port facilities through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program. Following is the full list of FY 2022 Port Infrastructure Development Grant Awards:ALASKANorth Extension Stabilization Step 1 Project ($68,700,000)

Ethylene Carrier Completes Biofuel Trials

Ethylene Carrier Completes Biofuel Trials

Japan's Marubeni Corporation announced it has conducted a trial voyage onboard one of its chartered ethylene carriers using a marine biofuel blend, from Vlissingen, the Netherlands to Morgan's Point, Texas, as the maritime industry continues to explore ways to decarbonize its operations.

British Seafarer Gets Prison Sentence After Deadly Baltic Sea Ship Collision

British Seafarer Gets Prison Sentence After Deadly Baltic Sea Ship Collision

A British crew member of the ship Scot Carrier has been found guilty in manslaughter and sentenced to 1.5 years in prison after a ship collision in December last year in the Baltic Sea that killed two Danish seafarers, Danish police said on Thursday.The 30-year old British man was on duty when the 55-meter (180 ft) barge Karin Hoj was in collision with the 90-meter (295 ft) Scot Carrier in fog

British Man Charged in Deadly Baltic Sea Ship Collision

British Man Charged in Deadly Baltic Sea Ship Collision

A British crew member of the ship Scot Carrier has been charged with manslaughter in a ship collision in December last year in the Baltic Sea that killed two Danish seafarers, Danish police said on Tuesday.The 30-year old British man was on duty when the 55-meter (180 ft) barge Karin Hoj was in collision with the 90-metre (295 ft) Scot Carrier in fog and darkness off the Danish island of Bornholm.

Japan Finds Wreck of Missing Tourist Boat 'Kazu I'

Japan Finds Wreck of Missing Tourist Boat 'Kazu I'

Japan located on Friday the hull of a tour boat off its northern coast, media said, six days after the vessel disappeared in an accident that killed at least 14 people on a sightseeing trip.The hull of the "Kazu I" was identified in waters about 100 meters (328 ft) deep off the Shiretoko peninsula on the northern island of Hokkaido in footage from an underwater camera of Japan's Maritime

Shipowners Wary of Moving Russian Oil

Shipowners Wary of Moving Russian Oil

Foreign ship owners are becoming increasingly wary of moving cargoes of Russian oil due to the conflict in Ukraine and the impact of Western sanctions on Moscow, the head of leading private Greek shipping group Angelicoussis said on Wednesday.U.S. President Joe Biden has imposed a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and there is growing uncertainty

Greece Reports First Fatality after Blaze on Ferry, 10 Still Missing

Greece Reports First Fatality after Blaze on Ferry, 10 Still Missing

Firefighters battling for a third day a blaze on a ferry sailing from Greece to Italy recovered on Sunday the body of a passenger listed as missing, Greek authorities said.It is the first reported fatality after rescuers managed to take at least 281 out of 292 passengers and crew to safety from a blaze which broke out on the Italian-flagged Euroferry Olympia early on Friday.

BHP Unveils Its First LNG-powered Newcastlemax Ore Carrier

BHP Unveils Its First LNG-powered Newcastlemax Ore Carrier

BHP Group unveiled the world's first liquefied natural gas-fueled bulk carrier vessel in Singapore on Monday, one of five vessels that the mining giant will take delivery of in 2022 as part of efforts to curb supply chain emissions.The 299-metre (981 ft) long Mt. Tourmaline Newcastlemax ore carrier was built by Eastern Pacific Shipping in China and stopped off in Singapore to take on LNG fuel.

LNG Bunker Barge Clean Canaveral Delivered

LNG Bunker Barge Clean Canaveral Delivered

Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding said it has delivered the 340-ft. liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering barge, Clean Canaveral, to Polaris New Energy on Friday, December 3.Built as part of an articulated tug and barge unit (ATB), the 5,500 cubic meter capacity barge is the largest of its kind ever built in the U.S.

Havfram, J.P. Morgan to Order 'Series' of Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Havfram, J.P. Morgan to Order 'Series' of Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives, in cooperation with Norwegian offshore services firm Havfram, have signed a letter of intent with China's CIMC-Raffles to build "a series of next-generation, state-of-the-art wind turbine installation vessels (“WTIV”)."The jack-up installation units will be offered for market entry in 2024, Havfram said.