GRAND PORTAL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GRAND PORTAL
    • Operator : PICTURED ROCKS CRUISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 880
  • Location
    • City : MUNISING
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 61
    • Passenger Capacity : 129
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.1 Feet
    • Height : 19 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2004
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1156136

PICTURED ROCKS CRUISES, INC.

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

GRAND ISLAND

  • 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

Noble Corp. Sends Force Majeure Notice to Shell over Drillship Damaged in Storm

Noble Corp. Sends Force Majeure Notice to Shell over Drillship Damaged in Storm

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has sent a force majeure notice to its client Shell over the Noble Globetrotter II drillship contract after the rig was damaged earlier this week in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico in severe weather during Hurricane Ida. The 2013-built ultra-deepwater drillship has a contract with Shell lasting until early September 2023 at a flexible day rate of at least

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday it is responding to a drillship that reportedly sustained damage as Hurricane Ida ripped through the Gulf of Mexico and into Louisiana as a Category 4 storm.The agency said it was notified during the storm that the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Globetrotter II had been damaged

DNV Report Says Maritime Energy Transition is Gaining Speed

DNV Report Says Maritime Energy Transition is Gaining Speed

More than 1000 ships are expected to be ordered per year through 2030, and with growing pressure on the shipping industry to decarbonize, the shipowners must be careful with fuel selection and ship design, as a misstep here can have damaging consequences in the future.This is according to the latest Maritime Forecast to 2050 launched Tuesday by DNV.

Fincantieri Delivers New Cruise Ship to Holland America Line

Fincantieri Delivers New Cruise Ship to Holland America Line

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri on has delivered a new cruise ship 'Rotterdam' to the cruise line Holland America Line, part of Carnival Corporation.This is Holland America Line's eleventh ship in the fleet. A handover ceremony took place at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy on the evening of July 29.

Wärtsilä Developing Autonomous Container Shuttle Service

Wärtsilä Developing Autonomous Container Shuttle Service

Finnish marine equipment and technology company Wärtsilä said on Thursday it is working to develop an autonomous, emissions-free intra-port, inter-terminal container shuttle that would help address the emerging capacity bottleneck for internal container transportation.The project is part of an international alliance headed by the Port of Rotterdam Authority

Second Casualty Recovered from Capsized Lift Boat, 11 Still Missing

Second Casualty Recovered from Capsized Lift Boat, 11 Still Missing

A second unresponsive person has been recovered from the water near a lift boat that capsized in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday.A Coast Guard helicopter crew spotted the person in the water at 7:10 p.m. on Thursday while searching the area about 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, La.

Search Continues for 12 Missing from Capsized Lift Boat

Search Continues for 12 Missing from Capsized Lift Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it is still searching for 12 people missing from a lift boat that capsized in extreme weather conditions Tuesday in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Coast Guard vessel and air crews have worked with other local agencies to scour the area overnight Wednesday and through the day Thursday in search of the dozen missing from the Seacor Power

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

Interview: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Interview: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Jennifer Carpenter joined The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the inland and coastal tugboat, towboat and barge industry, in August 1990 and became its president and CEO in January 2020. She weighs in on the unprecedented challenges encountered over the past year and addresses top priorities along the uncertain path ahead.

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Is neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea the answer to West Africa’s maritime crime crisis?In October 2020, China’s transport ministry established an ad hoc workgroup to lay down precautionary measures for ships and seafarers passing through high piracy risk West African waters.The move came as China told its vessels to up vigilance and implement a series of precautionary measures to ensure the

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

The captain of a dive boat that caught fire last year near Santa Cruz Island, resulting in 34 deaths, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter.Jerry Nehl Boylan, of Santa Barbara, was named in the indictment by a federal grand jury that alleges Boylan, as the captain and master of the Santa Barbara-based Conception

Emission Reduction Tech: RightShip Debuts Maritime Emissions Portal

Emission Reduction Tech: RightShip Debuts Maritime Emissions Portal

As the maritime community collectively fights to reduce emissions, RightShip and Pilbara Ports Authority have developed a pilot program that allows ports around the world to review their emissions profiles and develop management strategies. After partnering with The Australian Marine Environment Protection Association (AUSMEPA), and winning a $250,000 Google Impact grant in 2016