MARISSA MAE NICOLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARISSA MAE NICOLE
    • Operator : ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 495
  • Location
    • City : DAUPHIN ISLAND
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 135
    • Full Load Capacity : 140 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 122 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 162 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 528840

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

  • Area of Operation : DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL TO FORT MORGAN, AL (MOBILE BAY); CAMDEN, AL TO GEE'S BEND, AL (ALABAMA RIVER)
  • Principal Commodity : AUTOMOBILES/PASSENGERS

FT. MORGAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GEE'S BEND

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

USCG Commissions Fast Response Cutter Edgar Culbertson

USCG Commissions Fast Response Cutter Edgar Culbertson

The U.S. Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson, the service's 37th fast response cutter, at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Friday.The new 154-foot Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) was built by Bollinger Shipyards and delivered in February.

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

First Coast Guard District command center crews, from Maine to Northern New Jersey, have a new tool to help distressed mariners come home to their families after being out to sea.The i911 program allows for watchstanders to use a mariner’s cellphone number to assist in finding their location for Coast Guard rescue crews to locate them faster.

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

There’s a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.

Two U.S. Warships in South China Sea Amid China-Malaysia Standoff

Two U.S. Warships in South China Sea Amid China-Malaysia Standoff

Two U.S. warships are operating in the South China Sea, the Navy said on Tuesday, with three regional security sources saying they were near an area of a standoff between China and Malaysia.The Haiyang Dizhi 8, a Chinese government research ship, was spotted last week conducting a survey close to an exploration vessel operated by Malaysia’s state oil company Petronas

Wilson Buys Two Bulkers

Wilson Buys Two Bulkers

Wilson Ship Management, a short sea company working hand in hand with major players within the Norwegian and European industry, has signed an agreement to purchase the two bulk carriers MV Lauren C (2007) and MV Nicole C (2008), both of 5,000 dwt.The vessels are expected to be acquired during the first quarter of 2020. Upon acquisition, both vessels will be given Wilson names.

Sensor Systems Improve Marine Navigation Near US Naval Bases

Sensor Systems Improve Marine Navigation Near US Naval Bases

Maritime navigational safety near two U.S. Navy installations in Kings Bay, Ga., and Portsmouth, N.H. has been improved thanks to new Physical Oceanographic Real-Time Systems, also known as PORTS, installed by NOAA and the U.S. Navy. They are the first new PORTS in two years, and the 34th and 35th in the nationwide network.

US' Marine Economy Growth Outpacing the Nation's

US' Marine Economy Growth Outpacing the Nation's

America’s marine economy, including goods and services, contributed about $373 billion to the nation’s gross domestic product in 2018 and grew faster than the nation’s economy as a whole, according to the marine economy statistics released today by two Department of Commerce agencies.“These statistics are the first-of-its-kind estimate of the U.S.