ISLAND HOPPER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ISLAND HOPPER
    • Operator : GRAND ISLAND FERRY SERVICE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Unknown
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 50
  • Location
    • City : MUNISING
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Full Load Capacity : 1 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 6
  • Size
    • Register length : 25 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 25 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 8 Feet
    • Load draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1 Feet
    • Height : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2011
    • EQUIP1 : NONE

GRAND ISLAND FERRY SERVICE

  • Area of Operation : GRAND ISLAND HARBOR, LAKE SUPERIOR AND BETWEEN THE MAINLAND AND GRAND ISLAND
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

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.

LNG Hopper Dredge Vox Apolonia Delivered to Van Oord

LNG Hopper Dredge Vox Apolonia Delivered to Van Oord

Van Oord announced it has accepted delivery of its new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), Vox Apolonia, from Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd shipyard in Singapore.The newbuild is the second in a series of three new dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled TSHDs being built for the Dutch dredging and marine services contractor.

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

Taiwan Says China's Threat Remains, Though Military Drills Ease

Taiwan Says China's Threat Remains, Though Military Drills Ease

China's threat of force is undiminished, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday, even though Beijing's largest ever military drills around the island seemed to be scaling down.Furious about a visit to Chinese-claimed Taiwan last week by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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

Eastern Launches R.B. Weeks Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

Eastern Launches R.B. Weeks Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) on Friday launched the R.B. Weeks, the second trailing suction hopper dredge the Florida shipbuilder has constructed for Weeks Marine, Inc.The R.B. Weeks is named in honor of Richard B. Weeks, a co-founder of Weeks Marine and married to Magdalen Weeks, the namesake of the sister vessel Magdalen, built by Eastern and delivered in 2017.

CIP Proposes to Build Hydrogen Island in Danish Dogger Bank Area

CIP Proposes to Build Hydrogen Island in Danish Dogger Bank Area

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has proposed to construct an artificial island dedicated to large-scale production of green hydrogen from offshore wind – called "BrintØ" - in the Danish part of the North Sea. According to CIP, one of the world’s largest dedicated fund managers within greenfield renewable energy investments

Keppel O&M Delivers Dual-fuel Dredger to Van Oord

Keppel O&M Delivers Dual-fuel Dredger to Van Oord

Singaporean shipbuilder Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) announced it has delivered Vox Ariane, the first in a series of three new 10,500-cubic-meter-capacity trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) for Dutch contracting company Van Oord.The high-specification dredger can run on liquefied natural gas (LNG), making it the first dual-fuel TSHD built in Singapore, according to the builder.

Two Bodies Recovered after S.Korea Ship Goes Missing in Taiwan Strait

Two Bodies Recovered after S.Korea Ship Goes Missing in Taiwan Strait

Taiwan has recovered two bodies after a ship carrying six South Koreans went missing in the Taiwan Strait, and search and rescue operations are underway, the Taiwanese and South Korean governments said on Friday.Taiwan authorities have said they received distress signals from the Kyoto 1 at around 9:50 a.m.

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

It’s a common story in the U.S. shipbuilding industry today. A piece of equipment that used to be available for delivery on short notice—maybe in one or two weeks—now must be ordered months or more in advance, and it costs double. Add to this rising steel prices and the labor issues that have pervaded nearly all industrial sectors since the early days of the pandemic

Great Lakes' First Diesel-electric Bulker Starts Maiden Voyage

Great Lakes' First Diesel-electric Bulker Starts Maiden Voyage

The first diesel-electric bulk carrier built to operate on the Great Lakes has set sail on its six-week maiden voyage from Chengxi Shipyard in Jiangyin, China to Halifax, Canada.Canada Steamship Lines' new 26,000 dwt self-unloader Nukumi is scheduled to enter service at the start of the 2022 navigation season.

Dredging Companies Keeping a Close Eye on New Infrastructure Dollars

Dredging Companies Keeping a Close Eye on New Infrastructure Dollars

For dredging company executives, the recently passed $550 billion federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) sits like the proverbial Horn-o’-Plenty, ready to disgorge billions of federal dollars for maritime, port, harbor, coastal, inland waterways and flood projects, many of which will require dredging.