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)

World Navies: Brazil´s Riachuelo Submarine

World Navies: Brazil´s Riachuelo Submarine

Brazil is a country with a coastline over 7,000 km long, bathed to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Along this coastline and offshore is where the country develops its fisheries activities, maritime trade and the exploitation of a variety of biological and mineral resources. The incredible environmental and financial wealth found in these waters

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.

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.

Vard Delivers Ponant Cruise Vessel

Vard Delivers Ponant Cruise Vessel

Vard delivered Le Bougainville, its third expedition cruise vessel for Ponant.  The 131m long, 184-passenger vessel, is the third in the series designed and built by VARD, following on from the delivery of Le Laperouse in June 2018 and Le Champlain in October. Vard Søviknes is now working on a fourth sister ship, Le Dumont-d’Urville, scheduled for delivery to French-owned PONANT in June this year.

Le Maire: STX-Fincantieri Shipyard Deal to Happen

Le Maire: STX-Fincantieri Shipyard Deal to Happen

The merger of Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri with STX France will go ahead as planned, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday, speaking after a period of tension between the Italian and French governments."The STX-Fincantieri deal will happen because we want it, because it is our ambition and because it is in our interest to create a shipyard giant, notably in Asia," Le Maire said

Italian PM Rejects Leonardo-Fincantieri Merger Rumors

Italian PM Rejects Leonardo-Fincantieri Merger Rumors

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday dismissed press reports saying that the government was considering a possible merger between state-owned defense group Leonardo and shipbuilder Fincantieri."We are absolutely not thinking about mergers. There is nothing of the kind, nothing on the table. I've been informed about these press reports that quote government sources.

Wightlink Says Goodbye to its Oldest Ferry, St Cecilia

Wightlink Says Goodbye to its Oldest Ferry, St Cecilia

The ferry company operating routes between Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in southern England Wightlink will bid farewell to its oldest ferry St Cecilia on Friday 25 January 2019."She will be retiring to the Mediterranean, joining her sisters St Helen and St Catherine at the Italian ferry company Delcomar which operates services between Sardinia and its offshore islands