HYDRO VELOCITY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HYDRO VELOCITY
    • Operator : U. S. WATER TAXI, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 420
  • Location
    • City : LOS ANGELES
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9
    • Full Load Capacity : 5 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 28
  • Size
    • Register length : 36.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 10.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 36.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 10.7 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Height : 21 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP2 : RAMP
    • EQUIP1 : FRONT LANDING
    • Coast Guard Number : 1091105

U. S. WATER TAXI, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INNER WATERS IN VICINITY OF LONG BEACH AND LOS ANGELES HARBORS
  • Principal Commodity : DRY CARGO

C. ADAMS

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Aluminum

CYPRESS POINT

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Aluminum

LARISSA ANN

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Aluminum

PROVIDER

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

R. BELL

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

U. LEE

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

For the Royal Australian Navy, Technological Leap Starts Small

For the Royal Australian Navy, Technological Leap Starts Small

Driven by the need to organically protect maritime Task Groups from the threat of sea mines, the Royal Australian Navy is introducing a deployable Mine Counter-Measures (MCM) capability under the first phase of Project SEA 1778.The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) SEA 1778 deployable Mine Counter-Measures (MCM) capability is both a small step forward in the spiral development process and a

Tech Talk: Algorithm Aims to Assist Ocean Search and Rescue

Tech Talk: Algorithm Aims to Assist Ocean Search and Rescue

Search & Rescue algorithm identify hidden “traps” in ocean waters, helping to more quickly identify regions where objects — and missing people — may have converged.The ocean is a messy and turbulent space, where winds and weather kick up waves in all directions. When an object or person goes missing at sea, the complex

Interview: Dr. Dirk Jürgens, Heads of R&D, Voith Turbo Marine

Interview: Dr. Dirk Jürgens, Heads of R&D, Voith Turbo Marine

Dr. Dirk Jürgens heads R&D at Voith Turbo Marine, a part of the family owned Voith conglomerate which employs more than 19,000 people in 60 countries. Voith Rudderpropellers were chosen as the propulsion system for the three new Staten Island Ferry vessels, and Dr. Jürgens discusses the evolution of the system.

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Unmanned Vehicles Collect Data for Improving Storm ForecastsThe influences of ocean conditions and currents on living environments are now more widely appreciated—from the Earth’s climate and severe weather conditions to fisheries and biodiversity. Sustained and widespread measurements are needed to provide essential clues for understanding the oceans

Future Ship Fuels: Cut through the Smoke

Future Ship Fuels: Cut through the Smoke

Ship owners increasingly face complex investment decisions as they try to navigate the most efficient course to the low-carbon future. Ever since the IMO set the industry’s ambitious emission-reduction targets for 2030 and 2050, owners have been inundated with information about future fuels and technologies that may, or may not, ultimately lower the carbon footprints of their fleet.

Water Audits at Sea

Water Audits at Sea

On land, one of the most effective ways to reduce water consumption is to conduct a “water audit,” which involves analyzing a building’s water use, discovering where potential water savings are possible, and implementing a cost-effective plan to turn those possible water savings into reality.

Industry Project for First Ammonia-Fueled ULCS Concept

Industry Project for First Ammonia-Fueled ULCS Concept

LR collaborates with DSIC and MAN Energy Solutions for first ammonia-fuelled ULCS in China.Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle to Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. (DSIC) and MAN Energy Solutions for an ammonia-fuelled 23,000 TEU Ultra-Large Container Ship (ULCS) concept design, the first ammonia as fuel design of its kind in China.

Vittoria Shipyard Launches Yacht Division

Vittoria Shipyard Launches Yacht Division

The first design project is the 50-m Explorer yacht, designed by Hydro TecThe Duò family, with their hundred years of experience in military, paramilitary and civil shipbuilding, has ventured into the luxury boat sector. The Vittoria Shipyard has launched Vittoria Yachts, the new division, dedicated to designing and building yachts

Golar Unit Names New Boss as Former CEO Steps Down Amid Bribery Probe in Brazil

Golar Unit Names New Boss as Former CEO Steps Down Amid Bribery Probe in Brazil

Golar LNG said on Monday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd, a joint venture between Golar and U.S. private equity firm Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, has appointed Paul Hanrahan as chief executive officer after Eduardo Antonello stepped down, following a corruption investigation in Brazil.

Icebreaking Tug Delivered to NY Power Authority

Icebreaking Tug Delivered to NY Power Authority

A new icebreaking tugboat built by Blount Boats in Rhode Island has been delivered to the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to work in the Niagara River to help alleviate shoreline flooding and reduce the likelihood of ice limiting the power production at large hydro plants along the Niagara River.

Partnership Envisions Ammonia-Fueled Feeder Ship

ABS joined forces with MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) and the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) to develop an ammonia-fueled feeder vessel.The joint development project aims to produce designs for an ammonia-fueled Chittagongmax container carrier of 2700 TEU capacity.

Shock Mitigation: Size Matters

Shock Mitigation: Size Matters

When it comes to shock-mitigation, bigger is truly better.Let’s consider a thought experiment: You must take the wheel of one of two cars speeding along straight tracks with no exits. Both cars are traveling at 100 km/hour, but the first is 100 meters from a brick wall while the second is only 10 meters from an identical wall.