JOHN F. KENNEDY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JOHN F. KENNEDY
    • Operator : NEW YORK, CITY OF (DEPT. OF TRANSP.- STATEN ISLAND FERRY)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6400
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1434
    • Full Load Capacity : 36 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 3053
  • Size
    • Register length : 277 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 294 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 69 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12.5 Feet
    • Height : 54.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 298241

NEW YORK, CITY OF (DEPT. OF TRANSP.- STATEN ISLAND FERRY)

  • Area of Operation : LONG ISLAND SOUND AND NEW YORK HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND FUEL OIL

ALICE AUSTEN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ANDREW J BARBERI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GUY V. MOLINARI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN A. NOBLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN J. MARCHI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL COSGROVE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SAMUEL I NEWHOUSE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF AMERICA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

OIL BARGE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

Several major cruise operators have voluntarily suspended operations in response to the developing coronavirus pandemic. For most, the reason given has been "an abundance of caution".On Wednesday, Viking became the first major cruise line to temporarily suspend operations, canceling all river and ocean cruises scheduled to embark between March 12 to April 30.

France, Australia Downplay Tensions over Submarine Deal

France, Australia Downplay Tensions over Submarine Deal

France and Australia reaffirmed their commitment to a A$50 billion ($34 billion) submarine deal on Friday, seeking to defuse tensions after French shipbuilder Naval Group raised concerns over the capability of Australian contractors.Australia signed a production contract with Naval Group in February 2019 for a fleet of 12 attack-class submarines

Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

When James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, signed on to run the Staten Island Ferries in 2003, the organization was still in the aftermath of one of the most significant accidents in its history: the ferry Andrew J. Barberi allision of October 2003, an accident which included a number of fatalities and serious injuries.

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was launched Monday at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding yard in Virginia.Following the launch, the Ford Class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), was guided with help from six tugboats down the James River about a mile from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Dry Dock 12, where it has been under construction

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.

Putting Palatka Back on the Map

Putting Palatka Back on the Map

Diverse and conveniently located, St. Johns Ship Building has quickly developed into a reliable partner for its many repeat customers. Today, and as a direct result, a lot more people know exactly where Palatka, Florida is located.On the St Johns River, just 60 miles south of Jacksonville, lies the sleepy town of Palatka, Florida.

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) completed her necessary repairs and extensive, accelerated upgrades over the last two years, following a fatal 2017 collision.The ship and her crew, now underway to conduct comprehensive at sea testing, will perform a series of demonstrations to evaluate onboard systems to ensure they meet or exceed Navy performance

Historic Harland and Wolff Shipyard 'Saved'

Historic Harland and Wolff Shipyard 'Saved'

Harland and Wolff, the Belfast shipyard that built the Titanic, has been sold by owner Dolphin Drilling to infrastructure specialists InfraStrata for £6 million ($7.3 million), saving the facility from closure, InfraStrata said on Tuesday.Harland and Wolff's multipurpose fabrication facility

Kneen Takes over as Tidewater CEO

Kneen Takes over as Tidewater CEO

Offshore vessels owner Tidewater announced on Wednesday that its board has appointed Quintin V. Kneen as President, Chief Executive Officer, and director, replacing retiring President, Chief Executive Officer and director John T. Rynd, effective immediately.Kneen, who has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tidewater since Tidewater’s November 2018 business

NTSB Weighs in on McCain Collision

NTSB Weighs in on McCain Collision

Insufficient Training, Inadequate Bridge Operating Procedures, Lack of Operational Oversight Led to Fatal Ship Collision. The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday that the Aug. 21, 2017, collision between the USS John S McCain and the tanker Alnic MC was caused by insufficient training, inadequate bridge operating procedures and a lack of operational oversight.

USCG Investigating Offshore Facility Fatalities

USCG Investigating Offshore Facility Fatalities

Rear Adm. John Nadeau, who recently took command of the Eighth Coast Guard District in New Orleans, convened a formal investigation last week for the incident that occurred onboard the offshore production facility Auger, June 30, 2019.Crewmembers aboard the Auger were testing the facility’s lifeboat recovery system when a malfunction occurred resulting in the loss of two lives.

Video: HII Finishes CVN-79 Flight Deck

Video: HII Finishes CVN-79 Flight Deck

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division lifted the upper bow section onto one of the new aircraft carrier being built for the U.S. Navy, signalling the completion of the ship's flight deck.The addition of the upper bow section is one of the last steel structural units, known as a superlift, to be placed on the newbuiild, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).