MORGANTOWN FERRY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MORGANTOWN FERRY
    • Operator : BUTLER COUNTY FISCAL COURT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 100
  • Location
    • City : MORGAN- TOWN
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 12
    • Full Load Capacity : 12 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 6
  • Size
    • Register length : 50.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 1.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.2 Feet
    • Height : 7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1949
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 260983

BUTLER COUNTY FISCAL COURT

  • Area of Operation : WIDTH OF GREEN RIVER IN MORGANTOWN, BUTLER COUNTY KENTUCKY FROM KENTUCKY HWY 269 TO APPROX. 700 FEET
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ROCHESTER FERRY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

A BC Ferries Case Study: Lessons Learned in Setting Underwater Radiated Noise Targets

A BC Ferries Case Study: Lessons Learned in Setting Underwater Radiated Noise Targets

In a typical year, the waters surrounding British Columbia’s Port of Vancouver host approximately 3,000 deep sea commercial vessels and 19 of the 35 ferries operated by BC Ferries, one of the largest ferry operators in the world. These waters are also home to a wide variety of aquatic wildlife, including the southern resident killer whales (SRKW)

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) announced it has completed the first of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The MV SSG Michael H. Ollis, Hull 219, departed ESG’s Port St. Joe, Fla. facility fully certified and passenger ready.

Stena RoRo Orders Two More E-Flexer Ferries in China. Charters Secured

Stena RoRo Orders Two More E-Flexer Ferries in China. Charters Secured

A day after it ordered its tenth E-Flexer vessel in the RoPax class, Stena RoRo on Thursday said it had ordered two new ferries from the Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling (Weihai). To remind, the firm on Monday ordered the tenth unit from the same shipyard for a charter in Canada. The 11th and 12th Stena E-Flexer vessels, ordered Thursday, are in the RoPax class developed by Stena RoRo

Batteries Installed on Auckland's New Electric Tug

Batteries Installed on Auckland's New Electric Tug

Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam recently installed the batteries aboard a fully-electric Reversed Stern Drive tug being built for New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland.In total, some 2,240 batteries, totaling 2,784 kWh, were installed. With this, the RSD-E Tug 2513, named Sparky, will carry out two or more berthing/unberthing operations with up to 70 tonnes bollard pull on a single charge.

Ferry Runs Aground in New York

Ferry Runs Aground in New York

A ferry ran aground with 118 passengers and seven crew-members aboard in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Saturday evening.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received a report that the 150-foot Seastreak ferry Commodore ran aground and was taking on water in Bushwick Inlet near the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, at approximately 4:17 p.m.

Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Ferries Hit by Cyber Attack

Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Ferries Hit by Cyber Attack

The operator of a ferry service to and from Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard and Woods Hole, Mass. said it was hit by a ransomware attack on Wednesday that continues to impact passenger bookings.The attack has prevented passengers from booking or changing reservations online or over the phone, local officials said

Hundreds Rescued from Indonesian Ferry Fire

Hundreds Rescued from Indonesian Ferry Fire

Search and rescue teams are looking for a person still missing after hundreds were rescued from a passenger ferry that caught fire in Indonesia's Molucca Sea, local officials said on Sunday.Passenger ferry KM Karya Indah was travelling in a remote part of the Indonesian archipelago, from Ternate in the province of North Maluku towards Sanana on the island of Sulabes

The Shipping Industry Embraces Battery Power

The Shipping Industry Embraces Battery Power

The past decade has seen tight restrictions on emissions from vessels, notably with a 2015 move to a .10% sulfur maximum in Emission Control Areas (ECA) in North America and in northern Europe. As the International Maritime Organization (IMO) now shapes shipping’s decarbonization future, shipowners are looking at transitions away from fossil fuels.

Video: RoPax Ferry Explodes in China

Video: RoPax Ferry Explodes in China

A ro-pax ferry exploded and caught fire while berthed at Weihai Port in Shandong, China.There were no passengers on board at the time of the blast, and no injuries have been reported.According to Chinese media, the 186-meter ferry Zhong Hua Fu Qiang had departed Weihai for Dalian on Monday night, but the vessel returned to port once smoke was observed coming from a truck on board.

At Least 26 Die in Bangladesh Ferry Accident

At Least 26 Die in Bangladesh Ferry Accident

A Bangladesh ferry carrying around 50 passengers collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakhsya River south of the capital Dhaka, leaving at least 26 people dead and a few still missing, officials said.Twenty one bodies had been recovered on Monday. The ferry sank just after it departed from the industrial Narayanganj district about 20 km (12 miles) from Dhaka, to Munshiganj

Passenger Vessels Steering a Course Through Testing Waters

Passenger Vessels Steering a Course Through Testing Waters

The head of global trade association Interferry reflects on the unprecedented challenges of 2020 and those ahead—but makes a case for cautious optimism.What a difference a year makes…In this column last January, I was hailing the worldwide ferry industry’s exceptional growth in 2019—marked by soaring tourist traffic and a host of newbuild orders—and eagerly anticipating further advances in 2020.

Gunvor Invests in Artemis to Build Zero-emissions Ferries

Gunvor Invests in Artemis to Build Zero-emissions Ferries

Energy trader Gunvor Group has bought a minority stake in Artemis Technologies to build high-speed ferries capable of carrying up to 350 passengers with zero emissions, the company said on Thursday.The new vessel, called the Artemis eFoiler, will produce savings of up to 90% on fuel compared with traditional diesel ferries.