ISLAND HOME

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ISLAND HOME
    • Operator : WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD & NANTUCKET STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6000
  • Location
    • City : WOODS HOLE
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1066
    • Full Load Capacity : 296 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 1200
  • Size
    • Register length : 235.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 64 Feet
    • Overall Length : 254.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 64 Feet
    • Load draft : 11 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 80 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2007
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1188126

WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD & NANTUCKET STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD, NANTUCKET AND HYANNIS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS, MAIL, VEHICLES AND GENERAL CARGO

EAGLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GAY HEAD

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GOVERNOR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

IYANOUGH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

KATAMA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MARTHA'S VINEYARD

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NANTUCKET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SANKATY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

First Coast Guard District command center crews, from Maine to Northern New Jersey, have a new tool to help distressed mariners come home to their families after being out to sea.The i911 program allows for watchstanders to use a mariner’s cellphone number to assist in finding their location for Coast Guard rescue crews to locate them faster.

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.

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Harold Miller

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Harold Miller

Bollinger Shipyards on Thursday delivered the USCGC Harold Miller to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Fla. This is the 161st vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35 year period and the 38th Fast Response Cutter delivered on the current program. The USCGC Harold Miller is the third of three FRCs to be home-ported in Galveston, Texas.

Worker at Bath Iron Works Test Positive for COVID-19

Worker at Bath Iron Works Test Positive for COVID-19

A worker at the Bath Iron Works shipyard has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the comany said.The individual was last at work on March 13, and other employees who have been in close contact with the worker will self quarintine at home for 14 days.As a defense shipbuilder

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

SINGAPORE, March 24 -- From banks of screens and giant phones in the office, energy traders worldwide are adapting to a laptop in the bedroom -- and it's going surprisingly well.Working from home has become the new norm in the oil trading hubs of Singapore, London and New York as governments encourage physical distancing to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Gallery: Giant Crane Vessel Sleipnir 'Arrives Home'

Gallery: Giant Crane Vessel Sleipnir 'Arrives Home'

Sleipnir, the world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam for the first time since its delivery from Singapore last year.Heerema Marine Contractors, the Netherlands-based offshore installation company, and the owner of the vessel has informed that vessel "arrived home" on Sunday, March 22

"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).

Developer Seeking New Home for SS United States

Developer Seeking New Home for SS United States

A real estate development company is looking for a U.S. city to become the new home for one of America's most historic ocean liners.Having reached a deal with the ship’s nonprofit owner last year, RXR Realty has been developing a plan to restore the famed SS United States and this week issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) seeking a permanent waterfront location where America’s

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.

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

Canadian ferry owner and operator British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries) has made a further order of four additional electric-battery hybrid Island Class vessels from a major European shipyard.The ferry corporation announced that Damen Shipyards Group of the Netherlands has been awarded the contract to build the new vessels.

AAM launches 77-ft. RV for Duke University

AAM launches 77-ft. RV for Duke University

All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) completed construction and launched an aluminum research and survey vessel for Duke University. The Duke University Marine Lab (DUML) is a hydrofoil-assisted catamaran from Teknicraft Design. Measuring 77 x 26.5 ft. the vessel is based on a pair of successful Teknicraft Design vessels AAM built for NOAA.

New Type 31 Royal Navy Frigates To Be Built In The UK

New Type 31 Royal Navy Frigates To Be Built In The UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that work will commence before the end of the year on the first of a series of new Type 31 frigates as part of the UK Government’s planned expansion of the Royal Navy fleet over the next 20 years. The new ships will replace Type 23 frigates currently in service and the construction of the first of these will be completed by 2023.The £1.