GAY HEAD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GAY HEAD
    • Operator : WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD & NANTUCKET STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2900
  • Location
    • City : WOODS HOLE
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 73
    • Full Load Capacity : 745 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 140
  • Size
    • Register length : 217.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 52 Feet
    • Overall Length : 235 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 52 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 62 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1999
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 643770
    • REBLT : *

WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD & NANTUCKET STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD, NANTUCKET AND HYANNIS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS, MAIL, VEHICLES AND GENERAL CARGO

EAGLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GOVERNOR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND HOME

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

IYANOUGH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

KATAMA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MARTHA'S VINEYARD

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NANTUCKET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SANKATY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Containership Loses Boxes in Heavy Seas off Australia

Containership Loses Boxes in Heavy Seas off Australia

A Singapore-flagged containership lost at least 40 containers overboard in heavy seas off the coast of Sydney, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.Just after 6:10 a.m. Sunday, the APL England experienced a temporary loss of propulsion and began rolling heavily, causing container stacks to collapse and several containers to fall overboard in about 2,000 meters water depth

Profiles in Maritime Training: Martyn Thomas, Chief of Staff, Stream Marine Training Ltd. (SMT)

Profiles in Maritime Training: Martyn Thomas, Chief of Staff, Stream Marine Training Ltd. (SMT)

Martyn Thomas is the Chief of Staff at Stream Marine Training Ltd (SMT Ltd.) following many years working for both global training providers and cruise companies.  SMT is a maritime skills and technology business providing fire-fighting, sea survival, survival craft and HSE training to the global maritime, oil and gas, renewables and construction industries.

Acting Navy Head Blasts Fired USS Theodore Roosevelt Captain

Acting Navy Head Blasts Fired USS Theodore Roosevelt Captain

The acting head of the U.S. Navy, in a surprise speech to the crew of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, castigated their former commander for writing a leaked letter that demanded the Navy take stronger action to halt the spread of the illness.Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly stood by his decision to relieve Captain Brett Crozier of his command in a speech to crew members of the

Augmented-Reality Enters Maritime Maintenance

Augmented-Reality Enters Maritime Maintenance

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Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

As autonomy gains a foothold in the maritime world, dredging appears next in line to transition to operations without direct human control.A new design concept unveiled by a prominent Dutch ship design and engineering company aims to deliver major power savings and a larger working window for port maintenance dredging operations.

Offshore Wind takes Center Stage at SUNY Maritime

Offshore Wind takes Center Stage at SUNY Maritime

More than 300 executives from the maritime industry, government and academia filled the conference hall at SUNY Maritime as the State University of New York Maritime College and the Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler jointly hosted "Offshore Wind Power: Planning For America’s Ocean Energy" today in New York.

Rescue Planned for Missing Crew on Golden Ray

Rescue Planned for Missing Crew on Golden Ray

Rescue workers on Monday were planning to extract four missing crew members from a South Korean cargo vessel carrying about 4,000 cars to the Middle East that turned on its side off the coast of Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Helicopters rescued 20 crew members from the 656-foot (200-meter) Golden Ray on Sunday after it became disabled

Florida Braces for a Hit as Dorian Strengthens

Florida Braces for a Hit as Dorian Strengthens

Florida's governor on Friday urged residents in the state to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall early next week.The slow march and rising intensity of the storm, which is moving in a northwestern direction to the Bahamas

Boatbuilding: Blount Powers Ahead

Boatbuilding: Blount Powers Ahead

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News recently visited the Blount Boats facility in Warren, Rhode Island. The year 2019 might be the ‘year of the woman’ in the eyes of the IMO, but the two women at the head of Blount Boats – Julie & Marcia Blount (pictured) – have been a driving force in the U.S.

Iran: British-flagged Tanker Seized in Gulf

Iran: British-flagged Tanker Seized in Gulf

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel earlier this month, further raising tensions along a vital international oil shipping route.Britain said it was urgently seeking information about the Stena Impero after the tanker, which had been heading to a port in Saudi Arabia

Being Green: Banks Consider CO2 Emissions in Shipping Loans

Being Green: Banks Consider CO2 Emissions in Shipping Loans

A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday.International shipping accounts for 2.2% of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and the U.N.

BP Rig Zigzags in Chase with Greenpeace Ship

BP Rig Zigzags in Chase with Greenpeace Ship

A BP drilling rig heading to an oilfield in the British North Sea has been forced to turn away twice over the past two days as a Greenpeace vessel protesting climate change tries to hamper its progress.The high-sea chase is the latest step in Greenpeace's nine-day effort to stop the 40,000 tonne Paul Loyd JNR rig from reaching the Vorlich oilfield to start its drilling campaign.