GOVERNOR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GOVERNOR
    • Operator : WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD & NANTUCKET STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3200
  • Location
    • City : WOODS HOLE
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 352
    • Full Load Capacity : 207 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 250
  • Size
    • Register length : 242 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 65 Feet
    • Overall Length : 242 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 65 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.5 Feet
    • Height : 56 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1954
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 267527

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

GAY HEAD

  • 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

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

An ocean liner forced by a deadly onboard coronavirus outbreak to languish at sea since mid-March pulled into a South Florida port on Thursday, after authorities settled plans for the vessel and its sister ship to dock and most passengers to come ashore.The Holland America Line cruise ship MS Zaandam and its twin, the MS Rotterdam

Cruise Passengers Await Florida Deal Allowing Them to Disembark

Cruise Passengers Await Florida Deal Allowing Them to Disembark

The U.S. government and Florida were working on a plan on Wednesday to allow thousands of cruise ship passengers exposed to an onboard coronavirus outbreak to disembark, a day after President Donald Trump urged the governor to drop his opposition to their docking.Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said he was not opposed to them docking in his city.

Trump Urges Florida to Welcome Coronavirus-hit Cruise Ship

Trump Urges Florida to Welcome Coronavirus-hit Cruise Ship

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged Florida officials to open an Atlantic Coast port to a Dutch cruise ship stuck at sea with a deadly coronavirus outbreak onboard, urging the governor to drop his opposition.Weighing in on the fate of Holland America Line’s MS Zaandam during a White House briefing, Trump said he would call Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

California Asks Trump to Deploy USNS Mecy to LA 'Immediately'

California Asks Trump to Deploy USNS Mecy to LA 'Immediately'

California’s governor on Thursday asked President Donald Trump to send a U.S. Navy hospital ship to the port of Los Angeles “immediately” as the state braces for an expected surge in the number of coronavirus cases over the next eight weeks.Trump said earlier this week the Navy hospital ships Mercy and Comfort would be pressed into service, one on each coast

Seattle Cancels Two Cruise Calls Amid Coronavirs Outbreak

Seattle Cancels Two Cruise Calls Amid Coronavirs Outbreak

The Port of Seattle announced Wednesday that it has canceled two cruise ship calls to help curb the spread of the novel coronoavirus.“This region is in a public health emergency and we will cancel the first two sailings of our cruise season,” said Port of Seattle Commission President Peter Steinbrueck. “The health, safety, and wellbeing of our residents is our top priority.

Video: Coronavirus Test Kits Flown to Grand Princess

Video: Coronavirus Test Kits Flown to Grand Princess

Coronavirus test kits were delivered at sea on Thursday to an ocean liner barred from returning to port in San Francisco after at least 35 people developed flu-like symptoms aboard the vessel, which has been linked to two other confirmed cases of COVID-19.The diagnostic sampling kits were flown by helicopter to the cruise ship Grand Princess

Coronavirus Sinks Cruise Stocks

Coronavirus Sinks Cruise Stocks

Shares of U.S. cruise operators sunk on Thursday after the Grand Princess ocean liner, owned by Carnival Corp, was barred from returning to its home portof San Francisco on coronavirus fears after at least 20 people aboard fell ill.Shares of Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Royal Caribbean Cruises fell between 9% and 12% amid a broader sell-off in U.S. stock markets.

California Holds Cruise Ship Offshore for Coronavirus Screening

California Holds Cruise Ship Offshore for Coronavirus Screening

An ocean liner that previously carried two passengers who contracted the coronavirus was barred on Wednesday from returning to its home port of San Francisco from a voyage to Hawaii after at least 20 people aboard fell ill.California Governor Gavin Newsom said the cruise ship Grand Princess would remain at sea until passengers and crew complaining of symptoms that may be consistent with the

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

Tentative Deal to End Alaska Ferry Strike

Tentative Deal to End Alaska Ferry Strike

Contract negotiators between striking Alaska ferry boat workers and state officials have reached a tentative deal to end a 9-day-old walkout that has shut down the state Maritime Highway System, a federal mediator said on Friday.About 420 members of the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific (IBU) walked off the job on July 24

Ballast Water Update: Weighing the Advent of VIDA

Ballast Water Update: Weighing the Advent of VIDA

The hard-fought passage of VIDA promises a simpler, more unified and logical set of environmental standards related to the discharge of myriad vessel streams. Industry wanted it, and now it is here. Will it deliver, and if so, when? That depends on who you talk to.As most commercial maritime operators know, US ballast water regulations made a sharp turn last December.

Progress in Brazil Repair Yard Project

Progress in Brazil Repair Yard Project

The Brasil Basin Drydock Company (BBDC), a joint venture of McQuilling Services and Promon Engenharia, is setting up an industrial facility that will drydock and repair seagoing merchant vessels up to the largest merchant ships in the world.McQuilling announced the signing of a Protocol of Intention with the government of the state of Paraíba, Brazil, along with Chinese ship repair yard IMC YY.