MILLENNIUM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MILLENNIUM
    • Operator : RHODE ISLAND FAST FERRY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5200
  • Location
    • City : NORTH KINGSTOWN
    • STATE : RI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
    • Passenger Capacity : 400
  • Size
    • Register length : 110 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 121 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 33.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1064409

RHODE ISLAND FAST FERRY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OPERATES INTERNATIONALLY IN BERMUDA ON ROUTE BETWEEN DOCKYARD AND ST. GEORGES
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS ONLY

News

US CDC Eases Warning for Cruises

US CDC Eases Warning for Cruises

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eased its warnings for cruise ships from level 4, the highest, to 3 as operators prepare for summer trips from U.S. ports.The CDC also recommended that people who were not fully vaccinated avoid cruise trips, and that travelers get tested 1 to 3 days before their trip and 3 to 5 days after their trip.

No Change on Sailing Plans after New COVID-19 Cases, Cruise Lines Say

No Change on Sailing Plans after New COVID-19 Cases, Cruise Lines Say

Royal Caribbean Group and Carnival Corp will push ahead with a return to cruises this summer despite two guests onboard Royal Caribbean’s Celebrity Millennium ship testing positive for COVID-19.A year after several cruise ships were host to major coronavirus outbreaks and with large numbers of Americans now vaccinated, cruise lines have been striving to get the business going.

Two Guests on Royal Caribbean's Cruise Ship Test Positive for Covid-19

Two Guests on Royal Caribbean's Cruise Ship Test Positive for Covid-19

Cruise operator Royal Caribbean said on Thursday two guests onboard its Celebrity Millennium ship have tested positive for COVID-19, but are asymptomatic and currently in isolation.The guests, who were sharing a room, are being monitored by the company’s medical team, the cruise operator said, adding that it was conducting contact tracing

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Some of Royal Caribbean Group’s cruises will resume sailing in the Caribbean in June with vaccinated adult guests, ending a year-long hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.Adventure of the Seas and Celebrity Millennium ships will also have vaccinated crews and accept children under the age of 18 with a negative COVID-19 test, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises said on Friday.

As Defense Cuts Loom, Reimagining Maritime Security Could Help Reform Defense Spending

As Defense Cuts Loom, Reimagining Maritime Security Could Help Reform Defense Spending

It is widely expected that cuts in defense and security budgets are coming as governments across the world grapple with the fiscal fallout from the COVID-19 crisis. To ensure that these cuts do not undermine global security, policymakers should approach their defense budgets with a scalpel, not a sledgehammer.

Box Ship Rescues Sailors in Storm Sally

Box Ship Rescues Sailors in Storm Sally

The captain and crew of a Hong Kong-flagged containership came to the rescue of a sailboat crew in distress on Sunday amid severe weather and waves during storm Sally, in the Gulf of Mexico, some 130 nautical miles west of Port Tampa Bay, Fla.The COSCO SHIPPING Lines containership COSCO Malaysia was en route from Mobile, Ala.

Royal Caribbean Asks Unvaccinated Passengers to Get Travel Insurance

Royal Caribbean Asks Unvaccinated Passengers to Get Travel Insurance

Royal Caribbean International said on Tuesday it would require unvaccinated guests over 12 years of age traveling from Florida to show proof of insurance that covers COVID-19 related medical expenses, quarantine and evacuation.The new policy comes after two unvaccinated teenagers tested positive on its Adventure of the Seas ship and two others were infected on its Celebrity Millennium earlier

Royal Caribbean Says Passengers Test Positive for COVID-19

Royal Caribbean Says Passengers Test Positive for COVID-19

Royal Caribbean Group said on Thursday two guests on its cruise liner, Adventure of the Seas, had tested positive for COVID-19.Both guests were not vaccinated and had been quarantined before they disembarked on Thursday in Freeport, The Bahamas, Royal Caribbean International, a unit of the company clarified in a statement.

Royal Caribbean Delays New Cruise Ship Launch After Crew Tests Positive for COVID-19

Royal Caribbean Delays New Cruise Ship Launch After Crew Tests Positive for COVID-19

Royal Caribbean Group said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of its new cruise liner by nearly a month after eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19, the latest setback in its push to restart the much-awaited U.S. summer trips.Odyssey of the Seas, which was scheduled to sail through the Southern and Western Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Saltchuk Acquires Centerline Logistics’ West Coast Harbor Towage Ops

Saltchuk Acquires Centerline Logistics’ West Coast Harbor Towage Ops

Saltchuk Marine announced it has acquired Centerline Logistics’ harbor ship assist operations in California and the Pacific Northwest.Eight ship assist tugs currently operated under the Millennium and Starlight brands will join the Saltchuk Marine fleet in early 2021. Operations will be consolidated under the Starlight brand, which will remain independently-operated – managing, dispatching

Op/Ed: Considering Alternative Energy Sources for Ships

Op/Ed: Considering Alternative Energy Sources for Ships

Hydrogen or battery technologies? Strict regulations force shipowners to consider alternative energy sourcesThere are more than 60,000 ships in the world, which engines emit almost 2.5% of the world's greenhouse gases. The automotive industry has made rapid progress towards electrification and there is more and more talk of hydrogen solutions for trains

Bridge Heights Are Not Guesswork: Accuracy Is Imperative

Bridge Heights Are Not Guesswork: Accuracy Is Imperative

“Your true pilot cares nothing about anything on earth but the river, and the pride in his occupation surpasses the pride of kings.” -Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi (1883).That statement made by the great chronicler and river pilot over 137 years ago is arguably as true today as it was then.