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

Offshore Oil Wells, Ports Shut as Hurricane Sally Advances on U.S. Gulf

Offshore Oil Wells, Ports Shut as Hurricane Sally Advances on U.S. Gulf

Energy companies, ports and refiners raced on Monday to shut down as Hurricane Sally grew stronger while lumbering toward the central U.S. Gulf Coast, the second significant hurricane to shutter oil and gas activity over the last month.The hurricane is disrupting oil imports and exports as the nation's sole offshore terminal, the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP)

US Energy Exports Severely Disrupted by Hurricane Laura

US Energy Exports Severely Disrupted by Hurricane Laura

Oil and gas exports from the United States have been severely disrupted by Hurricane Laura, with nearly a million barrels per day (bpd) of crude exports likely reduced this week by closures of U.S. Gulf Coast terminals and disruptions at ports.The hurricane also temporarily suspended operations at several liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in the world’s third largest exporter of the

Port of Houston Reopens as Hurricane Closure Lifted

Port of Houston Reopens as Hurricane Closure Lifted

The Port of Houston, the United States' largest energy export port, began reopening to commercial shipping on Thursday after a day-long closure due to Hurricane Laura, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Ports along the Texas and Louisiana coasts were closed as the Category 4 hurricane churned up the Gulf of Mexico and went ashore in Cameron, Louisiana, early Thursday.

Storms Marco and Laura Shut 82% of Gulf of Mexico Oil Production

Storms Marco and Laura Shut 82% of Gulf of Mexico Oil Production

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil companies shut around 82 percent of oil production on Monday and evacuated personnel bracing for the impact of two tropical storms Marco and Laura.From operator reports, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said Monday that approximately 82.4 percent of oil production and 56.92 percent of the natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico had been shut-in.

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation signed a contract with Conrad Shipyard for the construction of a new 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) for scheduled delivery in the first quarter of 2023.The deal includes an option to build an additional dredge, the U.S.' largest dredging services provider said on Tuesday.

Injured Crewman Medevaced from Disabled Maersk Containership

Injured Crewman Medevaced from Disabled Maersk Containership

The U.S. Coast Guard said it medevaced a Maersk containership crewmember injured by an engine room blast that disabled the vessel off the U.S. East Coast.The Coast Guard said watchstanders at its Fifth District command center received a report on Thursday evening that an explosion occurred in the engine room of the Danish-flagged cargo ship Laura Maersk

FMC to Investigate Alleged Discriminatory Canadian BWMS Regulations

FMC to Investigate Alleged Discriminatory Canadian BWMS Regulations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said it will initiate an investigation into whether ballast water regulations proposed by the Government of Canada discriminate against U.S. flag vessel operators in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.The FMC commissioners voted unanimously to accept a petition filed by trade group the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) asking the commision to perform

Oil rises 5% in second weekly gain on output cuts, demand hopes

Oil rises 5% in second weekly gain on output cuts, demand hopes

Oil prices settled 5% higher on Friday in their second consecutive week of gains as U.S. producers cut production with the number of drilling rigs falling to a record low, and as more states moved ahead with plans to relax lockdowns intended to halt the coronavirus pandemic.The number of operating oil and natural gas rigs fell by 34 to an all-time low of 374 this week - reflecting data going

Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Zumwalt

Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Zumwalt

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of its first Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) on April 24 following Combat Systems Activation.The ship will transition to the next phase of developmental and integrated at-sea testing. This event marks a major milestone of the dual delivery approach for USS Zumwalt

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Shipbuilder Bath Iron Works (BIW) has officially started construction of the future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126), the U.S. Navy announced. The new warship will be the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built in the Flight III configuration at BIW.The milestone was marked by a ceremony on Tuesday at General Dynamics BIW's structural fabrication facility in Brunswick, Maine.

Offshore Wind: Decisions Needed Sooner, not Later

Offshore Wind: Decisions Needed Sooner, not Later

On September 26, the State University of New York Maritime College hosted a conference on the emerging east coast offshore wind industry.  “Offshore Wind Power, Planning for America’s Ocean Energy” focused on four fundamental topics:• East Coast Wind Farm Overview – Status of the Industry.• Jobs and Supply Chain Technical Working Group.• Wind Farm Port Development.

Interview: Ed Grimm, CEO, Southern Towing Company

Interview: Ed Grimm, CEO, Southern Towing Company

“In God we trust. All others must have data.”When Ed Grimm took the helm of Southern Towing Company (STC)as President and CEO, he inherited an enviable team of leaders, engineers, mentors, communicators and analysts. Today STC is a clear leader on the inland waterways, pioneering and proving the business and safety value of Z-Drives on the river towboats.