MELISSA ANN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MELISSA ANN
    • Operator : FOUR SEASONS MARINE SERVICES CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2840
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Passenger Capacity : 172
  • Size
    • Register length : 72.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 938518

FOUR SEASONS MARINE SERVICES CORP.

  • Area of Operation : INSIDE WATERS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA, CAPE SPENCER TO DIXON ENTRANCE; INTERNAL WATERS BETWEEN CAPE PUGET TO CAPE SUCKLING, AK; AND PUGET SOUND, WA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ADMIRALTY WIND

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

FAIRWEATHER EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

FAIRWEATHER EXPRESS II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

GLACIER EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

KENAI STAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

ORCA SONG

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

RACHEL MARIE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

STAR OF THE NORTHWEST

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

VIEWFINDER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

YUKON QUEEN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

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Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Pulls in $191.6 Million

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Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

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Fire-Stricken Containership Starts Transit to Port of Oakland

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U.S. Offshore Oil Auction Starts Under Court Order, Shadow of Climate Deal

U.S. Offshore Oil Auction Starts Under Court Order, Shadow of Climate Deal

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Feds Struggle to Address  Supply Chain Capacity Issues

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5th Circ. Won't Reconsider Ruling on FLSA Exemption for Seamen

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Fitzgerald Honored as he Retires from the US Coast Guard Reserve

Fitzgerald Honored as he Retires from the US Coast Guard Reserve

Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP Partner Daniel Fitzgerald retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve in a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D.C., this summer.Rear Admiral Melissa Bert presided over the ceremony, which was attended by family, friends and Coast Guard colleagues who worked with Fitzgerald over the past 28 years.

MSC, Shell Team Up to Decarbonize Shipping

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Shipping line MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and oil firm Shell have partnered up to speed up the decarbonization of the global shipping sector."The long-term memorandum of understanding will help MSC and Shell to play enhanced roles in the energy transformation of shipping, as developers and early adopters of innovative technologies and fuel solutions

US Navy, Coast Guard Extend Maritime R&D Partnership

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The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, Calif. and the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) in New London, Conn. agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on April 14 extending for five more years their previous three-year direct collaboration on joint research projects and exchanges.

Senesco Delivers New Tug for Reinauer

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