MACKINAC ISLANDER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MACKINAC ISLANDER
    • Operator : ARNOLD TRANSIT COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : General Cargo Freighter
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 450
  • Location
    • City : MACKINAC ISLAND
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 67
    • Full Load Capacity : 99 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 44
  • Size
    • Register length : 78.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 83 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 34 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1947
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 253170

ARNOLD TRANSIT COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : MACKINAC ISLAND, ST. IGNACE AND MACKINAW CITY, MI
  • Principal Commodity : FREIGHT AND PASSENGERS

ALGOMAH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CHIPPEWA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CORSAIR

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

HURON

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND EXPRESS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

MACKINAC EXPRESS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

OTTAWA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

STRAITS EXPRESS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

STRAITS OF MACKINAC II

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

News

Coast Guard Begins Ice Breaking Ops in the Western Great Lakes

Coast Guard Begins Ice Breaking Ops in the Western Great Lakes

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie commenced Operation Taconite, the Coast Guard’s largest domestic icebreaking operation, Monday, in response to expanded ice growth in the commercial ports of Western Lake Superior and the St. Marys River.Operation Taconite encompasses Lake Superior, St. Marys River, Straits of Mackinac, Georgian Bay, Green Bay, northern Lake Huron, and Lake Michigan.

Blount Boats Signs Ferry Contract

Blount Boats Signs Ferry Contract

Anyone plying the Great South Bay between the shores of Long Island and Fire Island know that the fleet of Fire Island Ferries is a ubiquitous site, shuttling people, pets and supplies from the mainland to the barrier island oasis just five miles away. The scene is a familiar one, too, for Rhode Island boat builder Blount Boats, which has built quite a few of these ferries

Imabari Confirms Newbuilding Order for 12 Container Carriers from Evergreen

Imabari Confirms Newbuilding Order for 12 Container Carriers from Evergreen

Japanese ship building marine engineering and service company Imabari Shipbuilding, with the cooperation of Marubeni Corporation,has secured a newbuilding order of twelve units of 11,000TEU Container Carriers for Evergreen Line, Taiwan.Having dimensions of about 334m in length with about 48.4m breadth service speed in about 23 knots, loading capacity is over 11,000TEU, said a press release.

Erna Oldendorff Collided with Japanese Bridge

Erna Oldendorff Collided with Japanese Bridge

The Oldendorff Carriers vessel Erna Oldendorff struck the Oshima bridge on its way to Etajima, Japan on Monday, October 22.A press notification from the dry bulk shipping company said that no people were hurt and there are no reports of pollution at this time.Immediately after the incident Oldendorff Carriers informed all relevant authorities and parties.

Boat Built with Recycled Plastic to Highlight Pollution

Boat Built with Recycled Plastic to Highlight Pollution

Kenyan islanders have built a boat made entirely of recycled plastic collected during clean-ups of the ocean to highlight the growing menace of plastic waste that ends up in the sea.Last year, the Kenyan government imposed the world’s toughest law against plastic bags, with offenders - including producers, retailers, and ordinary Kenyans - risking imprisonment for up to four years or fines of $40

Rhode Island Backs Electric Boat Expansion

Rhode Island Backs Electric Boat Expansion

The state of Rhode Island announced it will provide $20 million in incentives to General Dynamics Electric Boat to help the submarine builder expand its facilities.The infrastructure investment announced today by Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo will allow Electric Boat to accelerate the hiring of 1

Response to Mackinac Spill Continues

Response to Mackinac Spill Continues

A U.S. Coast Guard marine science technician and an environmental quality analyst for Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality surveyed the Straits of Mackinac onboard a vessel Thursday. The responders did not identify any mineral oil sheens, signs of pollution, or adverse impacts to the environment or wildlife.

600 Gallons of Coolant Spills into Straits of Mackinac

600 Gallons of Coolant Spills into Straits of Mackinac

Hundreds of gallons of mineral oil has been released from a leaking underwater utility line in Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac, this week.    Initial reports from the responsible party, American Transmission Company (ATC), indicate that approximately 600 gallons of product has been released, with maximum spill potential of more than 4,000 gallons.   The U.S.

Bolidt Eyes Polar Cruise Sector

Bolidt Eyes Polar Cruise Sector

Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems' position for decking and flooring in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has been quickly converted into a series of business wins in the fast-emerging polar expedition cruise ship sector.The most recent contract for the Dutch manufacturer’s hardwearing, environmentally friendly and visually attractive products covers the Hurtigruten newbuildings