GOV. JAMES B. HUNT JR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GOV. JAMES B. HUNT JR
    • Operator : NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FERRY DIVISION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 860
  • Location
    • City : CURRITUCK
    • STATE : NC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 314
    • Full Load Capacity : 55 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 154.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 159.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Height : 38.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1984
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 665747

NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FERRY DIVISION

  • Area of Operation : RIVERS AND SOUNDS; EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTLINE; NORTH LANDING RIVER; PAMLICO RIVER; NEUSE RIVER; CAPE FEAR RIVER; PAMLICO SOUND, HATTERAS INLET
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES

CAPE POINT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CARTERET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CEDAR ISLAND

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAMACOMICO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CROATON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FLOYD J. LUPTON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FORT FISHER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FRISCO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GOVERNOR DANIEL RUSSELL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

HATTERAS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

KINNAKEET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NEUSE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

OCRACOKE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

PAMLICO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROAKNOKE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SILVER LAKE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SOUTHPORT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SWAN QUARTER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS A. BAUM

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

W. STANFORD WHITE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ALBEMARLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

One Dead, a Dozen Missing, Six Rescued After Lift Boat Capsizes off Louisiana

One Dead, a Dozen Missing, Six Rescued After Lift Boat Capsizes off Louisiana

One person has died, a dozen are missing and six others have been rescued after a commercial lift boat used to service oil rigs capsized in hurricane force winds south of Louisiana’s Port Fourchon, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday.Rescuers in Coast Guard cutters, aircraft and volunteer civilian boats were hunting for the dozen missing people in the Gulf of Mexico after the 234-foot

NTSB Accident Report: Erratic Steering Led to 2019 Sabine Pass Collision

NTSB Accident Report: Erratic Steering Led to 2019 Sabine Pass Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board found that the erratic steering of a supply vessel led to a 2019 collision resulting in more than 6,000 gallons of diesel oil being dumped into the Sabine Pass, a busy waterway between Texas and Louisiana.On Thursday, April 8, 2021, NTSB released Marine Accident Brief 21/08 detailing its investigation of the collision between offshore supply vessel

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

This week, U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioners Daniel B. Maffei and Carl W. Bentzel sent letters to the Governors of major port states urging them to prioritize the vaccination of the maritime workforce to protect the nation’s supply chain.Letters were sent to the Governors of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, South Carolina

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

If you’ve perused social media in recent weeks, you may have come across people singing chanteys, which were work songs employed on merchant sailing ships.Historically, chanteys – which are also spelled as “shanties” or “chanties” – began with a sing-out by a crew member recognized as “the chanteyman,” usually someone prized for his voice and ability to extemporize.

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Nashville-based Ingram Barge Company announced Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Houston Fleeting Services has reached a deal to acquire the business assets Houston-based Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet. According to Ingram Barge, the purchase allows it to expand its footprint into the Houston area and along the Texas Gulf Coast while simultaneously growing its logistics

Austal's Vietnam Yard Delivers Its First Newbuild

Austal's Vietnam Yard Delivers Its First Newbuild

Shipbuilding group Austal announced Friday that its Vietnam yard opened in 2018 has delivered its first vessel fully constructed at the Vung Tau shipyard.The 94-meter high-speed catamaran A.P.T James was officially handed over from Austal Vietnam to the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCo)

Detyens Lines Up More MSC Ship Repair Work

Detyens Lines Up More MSC Ship Repair Work

Within a week's time, Detyens Shipyards has secured two Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship repair contracts worth more than $29 million combined. The privately-owned Charleston, S.C. repair yard beat out two other competing shipyards to secure a $18,144,376, 76-calendar day, firm-fixed-price contract for the regular overhaul dry-docking availability of the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Has the age of maritime discovery and exploration actually ended?  Perhaps not exactly.  As the history of maritime resilience and the human element shows, as far back as the 1500s and earlier, from using new navigational aids and improved ship designs, to coastal and inland route sailing, to navigating on open seas with uncertain charts, wayward icebergs, dense fog and luckily at times

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

New All-electric Niagara Falls Tour Ferries Enter Service

New All-electric Niagara Falls Tour Ferries Enter Service

A pair of first-of-their-kind passenger vessels installed with all-electric propulsion will bring Niagara Falls sightseers to experience one of the wonders of the natural world undisturbed by exhaust fumes, engine noise or vibrations.The zero-emissions ferries, named the James V. Glynn and the Nikola Tesla

Ingalls Wins $936 Mln Contract to Build US Navy Destroyer

Ingalls Wins $936 Mln Contract to Build US Navy Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $936 million contract for the construction of an additional Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Flight III destroyer for the U.S. Navy. In 2018, Ingalls was awarded a $5.1 billion fixed-price incentive, multiyear contract for construction of six Arleigh Burke-class Flight III destroyers for the U.S. Navy.

MarAd Insights: “In peace and war” -- Even Against a Virus

MarAd Insights: “In peace and war” -- Even Against a Virus

The U.S. maritime industry takes great pride in our motto: “In Peace and War.” It sums what we’re all about. From colonial times, through the Revolution, the Civil War, two World Wars, several regional conflicts, and many natural and humanitarian disasters, we got the cargo delivered because our economic security and our national security depend on it.