HARBOR EMPEROR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HARBOR EMPEROR
    • Operator : BLUE & GOLD FLEET
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : SAN FRANCISCO
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 64
    • Full Load Capacity : 94 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 499
  • Size
    • Register length : 83 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 33.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 83 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 33.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.8 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 513351

BLUE & GOLD FLEET

  • Area of Operation : SAN FRANCISCO BAY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

BAY MONARCH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

BAY ROCKET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ENCINAL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

GOLDEN BEAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

OLD BLUE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

OSKI

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

PERALTA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

PISCES

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROYAL STAR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SCORPIO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ZELINSKY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

The wreck of one of the U.S. Navy's longest serving battleships has been found 15,400 feet beneath the surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, researchers said Monday.The USS Nevada (BB-36), which served in two world wars over the course of a career that spanned more than three and a half decades, was discovered by underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm SEARCH, Inc.

Autonomy on Trial

Autonomy on Trial

When discussing the arrival of autonomous workboats, many – especially those developing the technologies that enable them – say it’s is not a matter of if, but when. In fact, autonomous harbor tugs are already being put to the test in Singapore, where authorities hope to establish the technological infrastructure to enable fully autonomous ship operations. In the U.S.

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in New York Monday to support COVID-19 response efforts in the epicenter of America's coronavirus outbreak.The ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries

USNS Mercy Arrives in Los Angeles

USNS Mercy Arrives in Los Angeles

U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Los Angeles, Friday to support the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts.While in Los Angeles, the ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries, critical care and ward care for adults.

Autonomous Harbor Tug Tested in Singapore

Autonomous Harbor Tug Tested in Singapore

A 27-meter harbor tug equipped with autonomous navigation capabilities has been put through its paces at the Port of Singapore, demonstrating functions such as smart navigation and collision avoidance which are key to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore's (MPA) goal to enable autonomous ship operations within the world’s busiest transshipment hub.

Big Ship Ready Port Dredging Kicks off 2020

Big Ship Ready Port Dredging Kicks off 2020

The end of the 2019 saw some unprecedented funding measure pass through Congress and signed into law by President Trump.  The Gulf and East Coast have continued to receive significant funding to help deepen and widen navigational channels and gateways.  One of the projects passed into law included the Gulf Coast Regional Demonstration Project.

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Inland Dredging Company helps keep commerce flowing on America’s inland waterway system.Dyersburg, Tenn. based Inland Dredging Company completed dredging projects spanning eight states and across four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts. Beginning in July and finishing in December (2019), Inland Dredging crews dredged ports and harbors along the Mighty Mississippi River, Ouachita River

Bulker Catches Fire on the Detroit River

Bulker Catches Fire on the Detroit River

A fire broke out in the engine room of a lake freighter on the Detroit River on Sunday afternoon, the US Coast Guard reported.A contracted firefighting team boarded the 641-foot Canadian bulk carrier Tecumseh and extinguished the fire overnight after all 16 crewmembers were safely disembarked and evaluated by local emergency medical services, the Coast Guard said.

ABB Brings Autonomous Tech to Singapore

ABB Brings Autonomous Tech to Singapore

ABB signs a landmark contract with Singaporean shipyard Keppel Offshore & Marine to enable autonomous tug operation in 2020.ABB, in collaboration with Keppel O&M’s technology arm, Keppel Marine and Deepwater Technology (KMDTech), will jointly develop the technology for autonomous vessels and retrofit a 32-meter harbor tugboat with leading-edge digital solutions

Aalund Named International Propeller Club's President

Aalund Named International Propeller Club's President

Niels Aalund was elected at the 93rd International Convention and Conference in New Orleans on October 17th.New Orleans, LA: Prominent maritime industry stakeholder Niels Aalund has been elected President of the International Propeller Club. Mr. Aalund will serve a two-year term, commencing from October 17th.

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain.In the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis point. Congestion at the big hub ports, exacerbated by imperfect intermodal interfaces with surface transport serving cargo hinterlands is at the heart of the matter.

Shipbuilding: Diversity Drives Derecktor

Shipbuilding: Diversity Drives Derecktor

Derecktor is a diverse boatbuilding organization, with a multitude of yards and long experience building  hundreds of yachts, workboats and military craft. Its shipyards today include:• Robert E. Derecktor: The company headquarters located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Mamaroneck, NY, and the original Derecktor yard.