GRAND ISLAND

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GRAND ISLAND
    • Operator : PICTURED ROCKS CRUISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 700
  • Location
    • City : MUNISING
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 41
    • Passenger Capacity : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 68 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 68 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.1 Feet
    • Height : 18 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 949807

PICTURED ROCKS CRUISES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MUNISING, MI AREA PICTURED ROCKS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

GRAND PORTAL

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

MINERS CASTLE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

MISS SUPERIOR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

PICTURED ROCKS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

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.

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

Barry Parker, contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News and MarineNews magazines, is – like many people around the world – sequestered and working from home. He is our designated “ship spotter” for the day.In the maritime business, most of us have been adept at working from home (or from remote locations).

Coronavirus-hit Princess Cruises Suspends Operations

Coronavirus-hit Princess Cruises Suspends Operations

Princess Cruises, the operator of two coronavirus-stricken ships, said on Thursday it would suspend global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months, sending shares of its parent company Carnival Corp down 22% in premarket trading.The Grand Princess was denied entry to San Francisco Bay last Wednesday en route back from Hawaii as authorities learned some passengers and crew had developed

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.

Grand Princess Docks in Oakland

Grand Princess Docks in Oakland

Weary passengers aboard a cruise ship idled at sea for days by a coronavirus outbreak erupted in cheers on Monday as the vessel sailed into San Francisco Bay en route to the Port of Oakland and the next, unexpected phase of their voyage - two weeks of quarantine.The 2,400 passengers, who have been largely confined to their staterooms since Thursday

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

Offshore Installation Ship Island Victory Delivered

Offshore Installation Ship Island Victory Delivered

Island Offshore took delivery of Island Victory, a new offshore installation vessel, at VARD Langsten today (Friday, February 7, 2020).Upon delivery the vessel will head straight into operation, spending a couple of weeks in the spot market, before commencing a series of contracts – in the Barents Sea and the Gulf of Mexico – securing work for the vessel potentially throughout October this year.

Keel Laid for Canadian Navy Joint Support Ship

Keel Laid for Canadian Navy Joint Support Ship

North Vancouver shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards on Thursday held a keel laying ceremony for the Royal Canadian Navy’s future joint support ship HMCS Protecteur.Scheduled for 2023 delivery, the newbuild is the first of two joint support ships to be constructed by Seaspan as part Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). With a length of 173.

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

Canadian ferry owner and operator British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries) has made a further order of four additional electric-battery hybrid Island Class vessels from a major European shipyard.The ferry corporation announced that Damen Shipyards Group of the Netherlands has been awarded the contract to build the new vessels.

Revenues Soar at Russia’s PAO Sovcomflot

Revenues Soar at Russia’s PAO Sovcomflot

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group), which serves the energy shipping and offshore services to the oil and gas industries, reported in the first half of 2019 revenues rose 16.6% ($828m vs. $710.1m), TCE revenue rose 19.1% ($609m vs. $511.3m) and EBITDA rose 42.4% ($381.2m vs. $267.7m) as compared to the first half of 2018.