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

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.

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation signed a contract with Conrad Shipyard for the construction of a new 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) for scheduled delivery in the first quarter of 2023.The deal includes an option to build an additional dredge, the U.S.' largest dredging services provider said on Tuesday.

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

Foss' New Tug Arrives in Long Beach

The Jaime Ann, the first of four new ASD-90 tugs constructed by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders for the Saltchuk family of companies, arrived today in her new homeport of Long Beach, in California. Powerful enough to escort the largest tankers and containerships calling on ports in the U.S.

Surge in Oil Tankers at Anchor off California

Surge in Oil Tankers at Anchor off California

An increased number of oil tankers sit at anchor near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as the volume of oil products held in floating storage around the globe has skyrocketed in the past month amid what analysts are saying is the biggest oil glut in history.There were 27 tanker vessels off the coast of Southern California Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S.

OSV Powers Up for Deepwater Efficiency the Island Offshore Way

OSV Powers Up for Deepwater Efficiency the Island Offshore Way

While facing the same challenging market conditions as offshore vessel owners and service companies worldwide, Norway’s Island Offshore recently broke free from the enforced conservatism of the E&P sector, by adding not just a new ship to its fleet, but one that re-writes the rulebook in capabilities, technology and despite its size and power, environmental credentials.

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

Barry Parker, contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News and MarineNews magazines, is – like many people around the world – sequestered and working from home. He is our designated “ship spotter” for the day.In the maritime business, most of us have been adept at working from home (or from remote locations).

Offshore Installation Ship Island Victory Delivered

Offshore Installation Ship Island Victory Delivered

Island Offshore took delivery of Island Victory, a new offshore installation vessel, at VARD Langsten today (Friday, February 7, 2020).Upon delivery the vessel will head straight into operation, spending a couple of weeks in the spot market, before commencing a series of contracts – in the Barents Sea and the Gulf of Mexico – securing work for the vessel potentially throughout October this year.

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A new plan is being formulated to preserve and improve one of the world's most historic and well-known vessels.The record-setting superliner Queen Mary has been sitting permanently moored in Long beach, Calif. since its removal from transatlantic service in 1967. A 2015 survey revealed the once glorified liner has been in an escalating state of disrepair

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

Singapore Company Fined for Illegal Scrapping Attempt

Singapore Company Fined for Illegal Scrapping Attempt

A Singapore company has paid a NOK 7 million ($763,000) fine after it was caught trying to illegally export a barge carrier vessel from Norway for scrapping on the beaches in Pakistan, Norwegian authorities said.In 2017, inspectors from the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) detained the Harrier, previously named Tide Carrier

Hurricane Dorian Update

Hurricane Dorian Update

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 79.6 West.Dorian is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h), and a northwest or north-northwest motion is expected through this morning.  A turn toward the north is forecast by this evening, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday morning.

U.S. DOT Names Nine Marine Highway Projects

U.S. DOT Names Nine Marine Highway Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the designation of nine Marine Highway Projects and a Marine Highway Route that will benefit Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, New York, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington State and American Samoa. Marine highways are navigable waterways that can be used as alternate options to traditional shipping methods.