ISLANDER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ISLANDER
    • Operator : ISLAND PACKERS CORPORATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1400
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 89
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 23.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 23.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2001
    • Coast Guard Number : 1108768

ISLAND PACKERS CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : VENTURA HARBOR, CA TO CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CHARGER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Wood

SUNFISH

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Wood

VANGUARD

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Wood

News

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Construction Nears Completion

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Construction Nears Completion

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea is almost complete with just 100 kilometers (62 miles) left to build, TASS news agency quoted Russian deputy prime minister Alexander Novak as saying on Thursday."We hope that construction works on Nord Stream 2 will be completed by the end of this year," Novak told reporters of progress on the pipeline

Video: Eastern Launches Third Staten Island Ferry

Video: Eastern Launches Third Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. launched Dorothy Day, the third of three new Staten Island Ollis Class ferries, on Friday, March 26, at its Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla.The three 320-foot Ollis Class double-ended 4,500 passenger ferries are being built for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division.

China's Latest Weapon Against Taiwan: The Sand Dredger

China's Latest Weapon Against Taiwan: The Sand Dredger

Taiwanese coast guard commander Lin Chie-ming is on the frontline of a new type of warfare that China is waging against Taiwan. China’s weapon? Sand.On a chilly morning in late January, Lin, clad in an orange uniform, stood on the rolling deck of his boat as it patrolled in choppy waters off the Taiwan-run Matsu Islands. A few kilometers away, the Chinese coast was faintly visible from Lin’s boat.

Museum Acquires 80-year-old Bottle of Whisky from 'Whisky Galore!' Shipwreck

Museum Acquires 80-year-old Bottle of Whisky from 'Whisky Galore!' Shipwreck

The Scottish Maritime Museum has successfully bid for an 80-year-old bottle of whisky salvaged from one of Scotland’s most famous shipwrecks and the inspiration for the Ealing Studio comedy Whisky Galore!The unlabelled bottle of blended whisky from the 1923 SS Politician, which ran aground off the Isle of Eriskay in 1941

BMT Wins Isles of Scilly Steamship Design Deal

BMT Wins Isles of Scilly Steamship Design Deal

BMT won a contract with The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group (ISSG) for new vessel designs for the Isles of Scilly, replacing the iconic Scillonian III.The ISSG require a vessel design solution to run between the harbors of Penzance and St Mary’s, in addition to an onward freight supply chain from St Mary’s to the off islands of St Martins, Tresco, Bryher and St Agnes.

BMT Designs New Vessels for Isles of Scilly Steamship Company

BMT Designs New Vessels for Isles of Scilly Steamship Company

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm BMT has introduced new passenger and cargo vessel designs to replace older tonnage in the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company fleet.Designed to replace the 44-year-old Scillonian III, a new 72-meter vessel Scillonian IV will carry 600 passengers over three decks with a contemporary, comfortable seating arrangement, onboard coffee shop and retail area.

US Coast Guard Academy Graduates 240 Officers

US Coast Guard Academy Graduates 240 Officers

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduated 240 new officers along with seven international students with keynote speaker President Joseph R, Biden Jr. in attendance, Wednesday.The Class of 2021 consists of 34% women and 34% from underrepresented minority groups. The class includes 22 African Americans who walked the stage

All American Marine to Build Research Vessel for BLUETIDE

All American Marine to Build Research Vessel for BLUETIDE

Bellingham, Wash. boatbuilder All American Marine announced it recently secured a contract to construct a research vessel for BLUETIDE Puerto Rico. The 73- by 26.7-foot aluminum catamaran will be constructed to USCG Subchapter T standards for use on both near coastal and ocean routes.

CCRI Designated as Maritime Training Center of Excellence

CCRI Designated as Maritime Training Center of Excellence

Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration announced the designation of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE), recognizing community colleges and training institutions that prepare students for careers in the U.S. maritime industry.