HOUCHIN FERRY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HOUCHIN FERRY
    • Operator : MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 40
  • Location
    • City : MAMMOTH CAVE
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 33
    • Full Load Capacity : 3 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17 Feet
    • Overall Length : 80 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17 Feet
    • Load draft : 2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.6 Feet
    • Height : 13.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1975
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : CG996081

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK

  • Area of Operation : GREEN RIVER FERRY CONNECTS MACA ROUTE 0013 (GREEN RIVER FERRY ROAD SOUTH) AND MACA ROUTE 0014 (GREEN RIVER FERRY ROAD NORTH). HOUCHINS FERRY CONNECTS MACA ROUTE 0103 (HOUCHINS FERRY ROAD SOUTH) & MACA ROUTE 0103N HOUCHINS FERRY ROAD NORTH.
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS & VEHICLES

GREEN RIVER FERRY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Video: RoPax Ferry Explodes in China

Video: RoPax Ferry Explodes in China

A ro-pax ferry exploded and caught fire while berthed at Weihai Port in Shandong, China.There were no passengers on board at the time of the blast, and no injuries have been reported.According to Chinese media, the 186-meter ferry Zhong Hua Fu Qiang had departed Weihai for Dalian on Monday night, but the vessel returned to port once smoke was observed coming from a truck on board.

Passenger Vessels Steering a Course Through Testing Waters

Passenger Vessels Steering a Course Through Testing Waters

The head of global trade association Interferry reflects on the unprecedented challenges of 2020 and those ahead—but makes a case for cautious optimism.What a difference a year makes…In this column last January, I was hailing the worldwide ferry industry’s exceptional growth in 2019—marked by soaring tourist traffic and a host of newbuild orders—and eagerly anticipating further advances in 2020.

Gunvor Invests in Artemis to Build Zero-emissions Ferries

Gunvor Invests in Artemis to Build Zero-emissions Ferries

Energy trader Gunvor Group has bought a minority stake in Artemis Technologies to build high-speed ferries capable of carrying up to 350 passengers with zero emissions, the company said on Thursday.The new vessel, called the Artemis eFoiler, will produce savings of up to 90% on fuel compared with traditional diesel ferries.

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Estonia, Sweden and Finland will look into fresh evidence on the sinking of the ferry Estonia, which went down 26 years ago on Monday with the loss of 852 lives in Europe’s worst peacetime maritime disaster since World War Two.The roll-on roll-off ferry, carrying 803 passengers and 186 crew, sank on a stormy Baltic Sea shortly after midnight on Sept. 28, 1994.

Kitsap Transit Gets Fed Funds for High-Speed, Low-Emission Ferry Project

Kitsap Transit Gets Fed Funds for High-Speed, Low-Emission Ferry Project

As the global maritime community collectively is slowly pushed toward decarbonization, it is generally agreed that there is no ‘silver bullet’ technical solution and that progress will come in steps, led by public/private collaboration and funding.A recent development following that script is the awarding this week of federal funds to a Washington State team working to accelerate ferry technology

Indian Solar Ferry Flies Flag for Cleaner, Cheaper Water Transport

Indian Solar Ferry Flies Flag for Cleaner, Cheaper Water Transport

Over the past three years, P. Ravindran’s commute from his southern Indian village has been about more than getting to work - the SIM card seller sees his daily trip on India’s first solar-powered ferry as doing his bit for the green revolution.“I am proud to be a frequent traveler on the Aditya...

Austal Delivers Fast Ferry Bajamar Express to Fred. Olsen Express

Austal Delivers Fast Ferry Bajamar Express to Fred. Olsen Express

Shipbuilder Austal Australia has delivered a new 118-meter fast ferry to Fred. Olsen Express.The high-speed trimaran ferry Bajamar Express is the first of two identical vessels ordered by Fred. Olsen Express in a €126 million ($142.8 million) contract in October 2017. The second vessel, Bañaderos Express, is under construction at Austal Philippines shipyard in Balamban, Cebu

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) launched the second of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” Ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The Sandy Ground was launched Friday at Eastern’s Allanton facility in Panama City, Fla.

Video: Bay Shipbuilding Delivers Ferry for Washington Island Fleet

Video: Bay Shipbuilding Delivers Ferry for Washington Island Fleet

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has delivered a new, year-round passenger/vehicle ferry, Madonna, for service to the Washington Island community across the Death’s Door Passage between the Bay of Green Bay and Lake Michigan.At 124 feet in length, 40 feet in beam and 9 feet in draft, and with capacity for up to 28 vehicles and 150 passengers

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries said its newest vessel, Island Aurora, officially entered service Thursday on the Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula (Vancouver Island-Cormorant Island-Malcolm Island) route. This follows last week’s start of service for sister vessel Island Discovery on the Texada Island-Powell River run.

Brittany Ferries Cancels Newbuild Order

Brittany Ferries Cancels Newbuild Order

French shipping company Brittany Ferries has terminated its contract with German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled RoPax ferry, the shipyard announced Thursday.Stefan Denkhaus, general representative of FSG, said, “We cannot understand the customer’s decision, and the termination came as a surprise.

New Zealand's KiwiRail to Order RoPax Pair

New Zealand's KiwiRail to Order RoPax Pair

New Zealand's state-owned KiwiRail has issued a request for proposal to find a preferred shipyard to build two new RoPax ferries for operator Interislander.The international tender follows a NZ$400 Million (US$256.1 million) contribution to the 2020 Budget that enables KiwiRail to procure two new modernized vessels for service between capitol Wellington on the North Island and Picton on the