ISLAND BEACH

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ISLAND BEACH
    • Operator : GREENWICH, CONN., TOWN OF
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : GREENWICH
    • STATE : CT
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 36
    • Passenger Capacity : 294
  • Size
    • Register length : 65.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 29.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.6 Feet
    • Height : 22.8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1961
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 287494

GREENWICH, CONN., TOWN OF

  • Area of Operation : GREENWICH HARBOR - LONG ISLAND SOUND EATON'S NECK, NY TO PECK LEDGE, CT NOT MORE THAN ONE MILE FROM SHORE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

INDIAN HARBOR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ISLANDER II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROCKY NECK III

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

News

Hundreds Evacuated from Staten Island Ferry After Engine Room Fire

Hundreds Evacuated from Staten Island Ferry After Engine Room Fire

Five people were injured and hundreds more evacuated after a fire broke out aboard a ferry traveling from Manhattan to Staten Island on Thursday evening, officials said.The Sandy Ground, one of the Staten Island Ferry's newly commissioned Ollis-class vessels, was carrying 868 passengers and 16 crew members when the engine room fire started shortly after 5 p.m.

Conrad Launches Great Lakes' New Hopper Dredge

Conrad Launches Great Lakes' New Hopper Dredge

U.S. shipbuilding group Conrad Shipyard recently launched Galveston Island, the first of two newbuild hopper dredges being built for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the United States' largest provider of dredging services. The new 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge is in the water and is scheduled to be in operation the first half of 2023 as planned

Long Beach Channel Deepening Gets Board Green Light

Long Beach Channel Deepening Gets Board Green Light

A critical channel deepening project that will help move cargo more efficiently to and from the U.S. advanced Monday after the Long Beach Harbor Commission concluded an extensive environmental review process and greenlit the endeavor.The work will also allow the port to welcome newer cleaner, and more efficient cargo vessels.

Pollution Fears Grow as Grounded Ship Leaks Oil off Gibraltar

Pollution Fears Grow as Grounded Ship Leaks Oil off Gibraltar

Gibraltar struggled on Friday to minimize any environmental impact of a fuel leak from a bulk carrier three days after it collided with a tanker, as reports of oiled birds emerged and several beaches in Spain and the British territory flew red flags.The government of the enclave on the southern tip of Spain said all diesel fuel from tanks of the beached OS-35 had been removed.

Bulker Breaking Up and Leaking Oil After Collision off Gibraltar

Bulker Breaking Up and Leaking Oil After Collision off Gibraltar

A bulk carrier that collided with an LNG tanker off Gibraltar started leaking fuel oil, authorities in the British overseas territory on the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula said on Wednesday.The collision on Tuesday forced the closure of the Gibraltar port for four hours. It was later fully reopened.

Bulk Carrier Aground After Collision with LNG Carrier in Gibraltar

Bulk Carrier Aground After Collision with LNG Carrier in Gibraltar

An LNG tanker and a bulk carrier have collided off Gibraltar, leaving the latter beached, authorities in the British overseas territory on the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula said on Tuesday.The collision forced the closure of the port for four hours, but it has fully reopened, authorities said, while booms were being deployed around the beached vessel to prevent any potential fuel spill.

Leader of Busiest US Port Expects Imports to Soften in August

Leader of Busiest US Port Expects Imports to Soften in August

The busiest U.S. seaport expects August imports to begin easing from record highs as retailers cancel orders in the wake of shoppers' pulling back from freewheeling pandemic spending, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles said on Wednesday.The Port of Los Angeles and the adjacent Port of Long Beach handle more imports from China than any other U.S.

China's Military Drills Near Taiwan Disrupt Key Shipping Lanes

China's Military Drills Near Taiwan Disrupt Key Shipping Lanes

China's military exercises in the waters around Taiwan have prompted some ships to navigate around the Taiwan Strait and give the island a wide berth, disrupting key trading routes for cargo and commodities sailing around the world, analysts said.Angered by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan

Disabled Bulk Carrier Towed into Botany Bay

Disabled Bulk Carrier Towed into Botany Bay

A bulk carrier that lost power in bad weather off Australia's east coast has been towed into Botany Bay, near Sydney, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.The Hong Kong-registered Portland Bay left Port Kembla on Sunday and experienced engine failure with 21 people on board, about 1.2 kilometers east of Garie Beach, NSW on Monday morning.

U.S. Offshore Wind Lease Sale Bids Top $1.5B, with More to Come

U.S. Offshore Wind Lease Sale Bids Top $1.5B, with More to Come

The largest-ever U.S. sale of offshore wind development rights - for areas off the coasts of New York and New Jersey - attracted a record $1.5 billion in bids on Wednesday, supporting President Joe Biden's plan to create a new domestic industry.The auction, which will continue on Thursday, is the first offshore wind lease sale under Biden

U.S. to Hold Its Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Auction

U.S. to Hold Its Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Auction

The United States will hold its biggest ever sale of offshore wind development rights on Wednesday, in an area covering nearly half a million acres off the coasts of New York and New Jersey.It will be the first offshore wind lease sale under the administration of President Joe Biden

Tug and Barge Transporting Munitions Run Aground on Florida Beach

Tug and Barge Transporting Munitions Run Aground on Florida Beach

A tug and barge ran aground Thursday night near Deerfield Beach, Fla., while transporting munitions from Port Canaveral to a U.S. Naval facility in the Bahamas.The U.S.-flagged tug Sea Eagle had four people on board when it began taking on water and went aground at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said.