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

Sovcomflot Targets at Least $500 Million in Moscow IPO

Sovcomflot Targets at Least $500 Million in Moscow IPO

Sovcomflot plans to raise at least $500 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on the Moscow Exchange, Russia’s top shipping company said on Tuesday, in a deal that could value it at roughly $10 billion according to sources.The move by the state-controlled firm comes as Russian airline Aeroflot also plans to raise capital in a secondary public offering (SPO).

Second Wave of Floating Storage Triggered by Ailing Oil Market

Second Wave of Floating Storage Triggered by Ailing Oil Market

A stalled global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is leading to a fresh build-up of global oil supplies, pushing traders including Trafigura to book tankers to store millions of barrels of crude oil and refined fuels at sea again.The use of so-called floating storage onboard tankers comes as traditional onshore storage remains close to capacity as supplies outpace demand.

Callan Marine Orders New Dredge General Bradley

Callan Marine Orders New Dredge General Bradley

Galveston, Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine announced Thursday it has ordered a new 28-inch cutter suction dredger that's due to join its fleet in 2021.The new dredge, General Bradley, is currently being built by Hagler Systems at the Halimar Shipyard in Morgan City, La. It will be 341 feet long with a 6.6-foot draft.

Royal Caribbean Pledges 28 Ships as Collateral in $3.3 bln Bond Offer

Royal Caribbean Pledges 28 Ships as Collateral in $3.3 bln Bond Offer

Royal Caribbean Cruises on Wednesday launched a $3.3 billion bond offering, pledging 28 of its ships as collateral and forecast heavy losses for the first quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic brings the sector to a virtual standstill.Royal Caribbean, which was forced to suspend its cruises globally and cut about 26% of its U.S.

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

SINGAPORE, March 24 -- From banks of screens and giant phones in the office, energy traders worldwide are adapting to a laptop in the bedroom -- and it's going surprisingly well.Working from home has become the new norm in the oil trading hubs of Singapore, London and New York as governments encourage physical distancing to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

It takes a thick skin to live in New York City, let alone to run its Staten Island Ferry service. James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, has been charged with running the ferry service for the last 16 years. We met with him for his insights on the challenges of keeping the iconic ferry running safely and efficiently.

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Inland Dredging Company helps keep commerce flowing on America’s inland waterway system.Dyersburg, Tenn. based Inland Dredging Company completed dredging projects spanning eight states and across four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts. Beginning in July and finishing in December (2019), Inland Dredging crews dredged ports and harbors along the Mighty Mississippi River, Ouachita River

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Nearly 200 towing vessels and 600 barges are queued on the Intracoastal Waterway while salvors work to clear a halved and partially sunken rock barge near Berwick, La., the U.S. Coast Guard said.A section of waterway has been closed since Sunday night, when a towing vessel pushing six rock-filled hopper barges ran aground at mile marker 99.

Partners Developing Electric Launch for Canaveral Pilots

Partners Developing Electric Launch for Canaveral Pilots

Glosten said it is working with fellow naval architecture firm Ray Hunt Design and the Canaveral Pilots Association on a pilot/demonstration project for the design, construction and operation of an electric pilot boat.Marking a first for a pilot boat in the U.S., the vessel will feature a battery-electric propulsion system with an emergency ‘get home’ diesel engine.

Maritime History & the Panama Canal

Maritime History & the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a strategic crossroads for maritime traffic, and is arguably one of the most important maritime developments in the past century. Here we take a deeper dive into the history behind that famous strip of waterway.The present canal, which saw its first vessel transits in 1914, along with possible alternatives through Nicaragua and Mexico

Vard to Design LNG Bunker Barge for Fincantieri

Vard to Design LNG Bunker Barge for Fincantieri

Vard Marine, a naval architecture and marine engineering company, recently completed the concept design of a new 5,400 cubic meter (CBM) LNG bunker barge for Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.The barge is being designed for Polaris New Energy’s bunkering operations that will support LNG fueled ships in the east coast of the United States.

AAM launches 77-ft. RV for Duke University

AAM launches 77-ft. RV for Duke University

All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) completed construction and launched an aluminum research and survey vessel for Duke University. The Duke University Marine Lab (DUML) is a hydrofoil-assisted catamaran from Teknicraft Design. Measuring 77 x 26.5 ft. the vessel is based on a pair of successful Teknicraft Design vessels AAM built for NOAA.