LAURA B.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LAURA B.
    • Operator : MONHEGAN THOMASTON BOAT LINE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Wood
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 420
  • Location
    • City : PORT CLYDE
    • STATE : ME
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 31
    • Full Load Capacity : 31 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 93
  • Size
    • Register length : 58.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 58.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1943
    • EQUIP2 : HOIST
    • EQUIP1 : 2 TON BOOM WITH
    • Coast Guard Number : 254881

MONHEGAN THOMASTON BOAT LINE

  • Area of Operation : EASTPORT, ME TO SEABROOK, NH 20 MILES OUT FROM SHORE - MOSTLY BETWEEN PORT CLYDE, ME AND MONHEGAN ISLAND, ME
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ELIZABETH ANN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

Maersk Names Second Large Methanol-fueled Containership

Maersk Names Second Large Methanol-fueled Containership

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller - Maersk recently named the world's second large methanol-enabled container vessel, Astrid Mærsk, during a ceremony in Yokohama, Japan.The ship is the second of Maersk’s 18 large methanol-enabled vessels, scheduled for delivery between 2024 and 2025, as the company works toward its net-zero targets and supports customers in achieving their decarbonization goals.

Maersk Names First Large Methanol-Enabled Vessel

Maersk Names First Large Methanol-Enabled Vessel

The world’s first large methanol-enabled container ship has been named Ane Mærsk at a ceremony in the shipyard of HD Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, South Korea.The 16,000 TEU vessel is named after Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla, the Chair of the A.P. Moller Foundation and A.P. Moller Holding.

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted a selection of the most notable American newbuilds delivered of 2023—from a first-of-its-kind green towboat, to the lead vessel in a series of game-changing ships to train U.S. mariners.Empire StateAs the lead vessel in a series of five new training ships being constructed to serve America's state maritime academies

US Sanctions Maritime Companies, Vessels for Shipping Oil Above Russian Price Cap

US Sanctions Maritime Companies, Vessels for Shipping Oil Above Russian Price Cap

The U.S. on Thursday imposed sanctions on maritime companies and vessels for shipping Russian oil sold above the G7's price cap, as Washington seeks to close loopholes in the mechanism designed to punish Moscow for its war in Ukraine.The U.S. Treasury Department in a statement said it slapped sanctions on three United Arab Emirates-based companies and three vessels owned by them in the action

Celebrity Ascent Delivered to Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Ascent Delivered to Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises announced it has taken delivery of its latest newbuild, the 141,420 GT Celebrity Ascent, built by Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in St. Nazaire, France. The fourth cruise ship in the line's Edge Series, Celebrity Ascent is 1,073 feet long with a 128-foot beam, 27-foot draft and capacity for up to 3,260 passengers.

Maersk Sets Up Green Methanol Company

Maersk Sets Up Green Methanol Company

Maersk has teamed up with its majority owner to form a new company to produce "green methanol", the shipping company said on Thursday, as it held a naming ceremony for the world's first container vessel powered by the low-carbon fuel.Green methanol, produced either from biomass or captured carbon and hydrogen from renewable power

Historic Moment: World's First Green Methanol-Powered Container Vessel Named in Denmark

Historic Moment: World's First Green Methanol-Powered Container Vessel Named in Denmark

Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, on Thursday named the world’s first-ever container vessel sailing on green methanol.At a ceremony in Copenhagen on September 14, where the Maersk-owned vessel arrived from Ulsan in South Korea, Von Der Leyen acted as the ship's godmother and named the vessel 'Laura Maersk'.

American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

American Cruise Lines introduced its first new Coastal Cat, American Eagle, during a christening ceremony in at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus on Buzzards Bay last week.Carol Robertson, wife of American Cruise Lines’ founder the late Charles A. Robertson, served as godmother for the ship and christened the 100-passenger American Eagle with one of her handmade

Asian Buyers May Seek US LNG if Australian Disputes Worsen

Asian Buyers May Seek US LNG if Australian Disputes Worsen

Major Asian buyers of LNG could seek US cargoes in the coming weeks if worker-related disputes at key LNG facilities in Australia escalate, analysts said, as electricity demand continues surge due to warm weather.Uncertainty over labour disputes at western Australian facilities run by Woodside Energy Group and U.S.

Obscure Traders Ship Half Russia's Oil Exports to India, China After Sanctions

Obscure Traders Ship Half Russia's Oil Exports to India, China After Sanctions

A Liberian-flagged oil tanker set sail in May from Russia's Ust-Luga port carrying crude on behalf of a little-known trading company based in Hong Kong. Before the ship had even reached its destination in India, the cargo changed hands.The new owner of the 100,000 tonnes of Urals crude carried on the Leopard I was a similarly low-profile outfit, Guron Trading, also based in Hong Kong

Maersk Takes Delivery of World's First Methanol-fueled Container Feeder

Maersk Takes Delivery of World's First Methanol-fueled Container Feeder

Maersk has taken delivery of the world’s first container feeder to be fueled by methanol.The 2,100 TEU vessel was built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard and Hyundai Heavy Industries and features dual fuel main and auxiliary engines from MAN Energy Solutions that are able to operate on cleaner-burning methanol.

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers New Hopper Dredge R.B. Weeks

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers New Hopper Dredge R.B. Weeks

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) on Monday announced the delivery of R.B. Weeks, a 8,550 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredge constructed for Weeks Marine, Inc.“It’s our pleasure to once again deliver a quality vessel on time and on budget to our valued customers at Weeks Marine, Inc.,” said Joey D’Isernia, president of Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. “The R.B.