INLAND SEAS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : INLAND SEAS
    • Operator : INLAND SEAS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 130
  • Location
    • City : SUTTONS BAY
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 37
    • Passenger Capacity : 45
  • Size
    • Register length : 61.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.7 Feet
    • Height : 65 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1021129

INLAND SEAS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

  • Area of Operation : NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN BETWEEN TRAVERSE CITY, SUTTONS BAY, ESCANABA, NORTHPORT, CHARLEVOIX
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

LAKE STURGEON

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

With developments in the current health crisis almost entirely consuming nearly all news reporting, one could be forgiven for thinking that the members of Congress are thinking about and working on little else, and that even if they were, the divisive partisanship of recent years would doom the prospects of much else getting done. Happily, that is not the case for the nation’s inland waterways.

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Should Include Infrastructure Investment

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Should Include Infrastructure Investment

As the nation continues to be impacted by COVID-19, there are silver linings to the crisis: family time and togetherness, gratitude for what we had before it was taken away, and a chance to seek opportunities to be better and more productive.As funding bills related to the COVID-19 crisis move forward, there may be an opportunity for the nation to better itself by modernizing its infrastructure.

The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways

The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act was enacted in December 2015. The FAST Act required the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop a National Freight Strategic Plan to address multimodal freight transportation. In the Federal Register of December 27, 2019, DOT requested information from the public, including industry trade groups

2020 Vision

2020 Vision

The Congress worked hard and most importantly together at the end of the recently-concluded First Session in December to finalize and pass Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations that included the Energy & Water Development (E&WD) Appropriations bill that funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) work on the nations’ waterways.

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

It is often difficult to push through the federal government morass to focus on the issues that actually matter to the inland operator. While 2020 inevitably will be a contentious year in American politics, it is critical to stay focused on the items that will have direct impact on the U.S. maritime industry.

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

Kirby to Acquire Savage Inland Marine Fleet

Kirby to Acquire Savage Inland Marine Fleet

Houston-based Kirby Corporation said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Savage Inland Marine's towboat and tank barge fleet for approximately $278 million in cash and the assumption of leases.Kirby will acquire Savage's inland fleet consisting of 46 towboats and 90 tank barges with approximately 2.

Kongsberg to Test Autonomous Ship Technology

Kongsberg to Test Autonomous Ship Technology

Norwegian technology firm Kongsberg announced it will install and test autonomous ship technologies on two vessels in Europe's inland waterways and short sea coastal shipping routes.The AUTOSHIP project will aim to test and further develop key technology linked to fully autonomous navigation systems, intelligent machinery systems, self-diagnostics, prognostics and operation scheduling

MOL Orders Japan's 1st LNG-Fueled Ferries

MOL Orders Japan's 1st LNG-Fueled Ferries

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and its subsidiary Ferry Sunflower Limited have unveiled plans to construct Japan’s first two LNG-fueled ferries.Mitsubishi Shipbuilding will receive the order for the newbuild ferries that are designated to serve the Japanese market.

Kirby Announces 2019 Q2 Financials

Kirby Announces 2019 Q2 Financials

Kirby Corporation (“Kirby”) (NYSE: KEX) has announced net earnings attributable to Kirby for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 of $47.3 million, or $0.79 per share, compared with earnings of $28.6 million, or $0.48 per share, for the 2018 second quarter.  Excluding a one-time charge related to the retirement of Kirby’s Executive Chairman

INSIGHTS: Edward C. Schwarz, ABB VP of Sales, New Builds

INSIGHTS: Edward C. Schwarz, ABB VP of Sales, New Builds

Based in Miramar, FL, ABB Vice President Ed Schwarz is today responsible for developing and leading the newly created new sales team for ABB in North America.He is the firm’s leading advocate for new build opportunities in US and Canada and more importantly, developing the business strategy necessary for bringing hybrid and electric solutions to North America market. A graduate of the U.S.

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

The U.S. towing and tug business is 5,500 boats, more than 31,000 barges with an estimated total impact on U.S. GDP of $33.8 billion.“At a macro level, the bigger ships are causing downward pressure on the ship assist business because there are fewer ship calls given the increased capacity of these vessels.