LE CONTE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LE CONTE
    • Operator : ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4300
  • Location
    • City : PETERSBURG
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 566
    • Full Load Capacity : 34 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 300
  • Size
    • Register length : 217.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 55.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 235.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 56.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 72 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP2 : DOORS
    • EQUIP1 : STERN RAMP, SIDE
    • Coast Guard Number : 555601

ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM

  • Area of Operation : CAPE CHEERFUL, KODIAK, PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHWEST ALASKA TO BELLINGHAM, WA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

AURORA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CHENEGA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

COLUMBIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FAIRWEATHER (FVF)

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

KENNICOTT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MALASPINA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MATANUSKA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

TAKU

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

TUSTUMENA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Expedition Cruise Market Powers Ahead

Expedition Cruise Market Powers Ahead

While nothing lasts forever, the cruise industry – and particularly the ‘expedition’ cruise sector – remain on a historic run with no indication of a near-term slowdown.The leisure travel sector, of which expedition cruising is a part, offers numerous possibilities for delivering new “experiences” unlike industrial shipping businesses (or even conventional ferry and passenger transport)

Metal Shark Eyes Law Enforcement Market Growth

Metal Shark Eyes Law Enforcement Market Growth

Shipbuilder Metal Shark reports it has seen increased business from law enforcement agencies, with 20 new law enforcement customers recently added and more than 35 welded aluminum law enforcement vessels either recently delivered or currently in production.Among its new builds, Metal Shark is producing five custom 23-foot Relentless center console patrol boats for the Ohio Department of Natural

South Africa Quarantines Two Ships

South Africa Quarantines Two Ships

South Africa is holding the cruise liner MV AIDAmira and a cargo vessel off Cape Town after a crew member on board one of the ships showed signs of the coronavirus, national ports operator Transnet said on Tuesday.On Sunday President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a state of disaster and implemented urgent measures including travel bans to fight the pandemic.

Sovcomflot Names LNGC SCF La Perouse

Sovcomflot Names LNGC SCF La Perouse

Russian state-controlled shipowner Sovcomflot (SCF) has named the 174,000m³ SCF La Perouse - the first of three LNG tankers on order with South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).The LNG carrier named after Jean-François de la Pérouse, a French explorer of the Pacific.The vessel will operate under a long-term time charter agreement with Total.

Ponant Orders Two Ships from Fincantieri

Ponant Orders Two Ships from Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) to design and construct two new-generation luxury expedition cruise ships for French cruise operator Ponant.The MoA also envisages an option for one further sister-ship. The finalization of the contract is subject to the fulfillment of technical and financial conditions.

SECO Secures Order to Deliver Three Pilot Boats

SECO Secures Order to Deliver Three Pilot Boats

Southern Engineering Co. Ltd (SECO), based in Kenya, won a contract from the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) to build and deliver three pilot boats.Designed to specification of naval architecture firm Southerly Designs, the boats will be 20-m long, 3-m deep with a 1.7-m draft.Built in steel with an aluminum superstructure and classed by BV

SE Asia to Expand Floating Solar Set to Grow

SE Asia to Expand Floating Solar Set to Grow

Floating solar photovoltaic (PV)  panels are making a splash in Southeast Asia. Development of floating solar PV power plants is expected to increase 100-fold in the region over the next five to 15 years, according to energy research firm Rystad Energy. Projects plans are in the works in Thailand and Vietnam as large-scale floating PV installations

KP Advisory Board Members Named

KP Advisory Board Members Named

U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces New Members of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Advisory Board.U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of seven new members to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Advisory Board. The USMMA Advisory Board serves as an independent body whose primary purpose is to examine the course of instruction and management

CMA CGM will not use the Northern Sea Route

CMA CGM will not use the Northern Sea Route

Ahead of the G7 meeting at Biarritz from August 24-26, French President Emmanuel Macron, accompanied by Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Labour Muriel Pénicaud, and Deputy Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson, this afternoon has invited to the Elysée Palace representatives of the shipping industry including global leader CMA CGM.

Vietnam, China in South China Sea Standoff

Vietnam, China in South China Sea Standoff

Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two Washington-based think-tanks said on Wednesday.China's U-shaped "nine-dash line" marks a vast expanse of the South China Sea that it claims

DeVilbiss Joins Glosten

DeVilbiss Joins Glosten

Glosten announced the hiring of David DeVilbiss, who will join Glosten’s Marine Construction group as a Senior Marine Consultant.Formerly Vice President of Marine Casualty & Emergency Response at Global Diving & Salvage, Inc., DeVilbiss oversaw all marine casualty and emergency response operations throughout all operating regions.

Equinor,YPF Pact on Argentina Wind Power

Equinor,YPF Pact on Argentina Wind Power

Norwegian multinational energy company Equinor ASA and Argentine power producer YPF Luz have joined for the development of the Cañadón León wind farm in Santa Cruz in Argentina.As per agreement, a subsidiary of Equinor will subscribe to shares in Luz del León. The shareholders of YPF Luz are YPF S.A and an affiliate of General Electric.