NATIONAL ELITE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : NATIONAL ELITE
    • Operator : 2699163
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : WASHINGTON
    • STATE : DC
  • Capacity
  • Size
    • Register length : 107.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 107.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2007
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1206389

ATLANTICA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CAPITAL ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CELESTIAL

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

FREEDOM ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

INNER HARBOR SPIRIT

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

LADY WINDRIDGE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

MANHATTAN ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SEAPORT ELITE II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF BALTIMORE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF BOSTON

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF MOUNT VERNON

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF NEW YORK

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF NORFOLK

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

WINDRIDGE K

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

After US Warning, Iran Says its Navy Will Still Operate in Gulf

After US Warning, Iran Says its Navy Will Still Operate in Gulf

The Iranian navy will maintain regular missions in the Gulf, the ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday, a day after the United States warned mariners there to stay away from U.S. warships.“The naval units of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman will continue their regular missions in accordance with professional principles as in the past

US Tells Gulf Mariners to Stay Clear of Its Warships

US Tells Gulf Mariners to Stay Clear of Its Warships

In an alert that appeared aimed squarely at Iran, the U.S. Navy issued a warning on Tuesday to mariners in the Gulf to stay 100 meters away from U.S. warships or risk being “interpreted as a threat and subject to lawful defensive measures.”The notice to mariners, which was first reported by Reuters, follows U.S.

Iran Says It Will Destroy US Warships if Threatened

Iran Says It Will Destroy US Warships if Threatened

Iran will destroy U.S. warships if its security is threatened in the Gulf, the head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards told state TV on Thursday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump warned Tehran over "harassment" of U.S. vessels."I have ordered our naval forces to destroy any American terrorist force in the Persian Gulf that threatens security of Iran's military or non-military ships

Trump Tells Navy to Destroy Iranian Gunboats 'If They Harass Our Ships At Sea'

Trump Tells Navy to Destroy Iranian Gunboats 'If They Harass Our Ships At Sea'

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had instructed the U.S. Navy to fire on any Iranian ships that harass it at sea, a week after 11 vessels from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came dangerously close to U.S. ships in the Gulf.Close interactions with Iranian military vessels were not uncommon in 2016 and 2017. On several occasions, U.S.

US Navy Says Iran Navy Harassed its Vessels

US Navy Says Iran Navy Harassed its Vessels

Eleven vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came dangerously close to U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships in the Gulf, the U.S. military said on Wednesday, calling the moves “dangerous and provocative.”While such interactions had occurred occasionally a few years ago, they had stopped, and this incident comes at a time of increased tensions between the two countries.

Iran Briefly Detained Hong Kong-Flagged Ship

Iran Briefly Detained Hong Kong-Flagged Ship

A Hong Kong-flagged tanker was briefly detained in Iran before being freed after armed Iranian guards in speedboats directed the vessel into its waters while it was sailing through the Gulf of Oman, maritime security sources said on Wednesday.The sources said the SC Taipei chemical tanker had been sailing in international waters on Tuesday when it was stopped.

IMO Urges Governments to Allow Crew Changes

IMO Urges Governments to Allow Crew Changes

United Nations shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has echoed industry calls for governments to grant special travel exemptions to seafarers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.In a Circular Letter (link) issued on Monday, the IMO distributed a series of recommendations for governments and relevant national authorities

Cape Town Ships Cleared After Negative COVID-19 Tests

Cape Town Ships Cleared After Negative COVID-19 Tests

Test results from the individuals suspected to be the first cases of COVID-19 in any South African seaport have all come back negative, Transnet National Ports Authority has confirmed.Earlier this week two vessels, the general cargo vessel MV Corona and the cruise ship AIDAmira, were held off port limits outside the Port of Cape Town.

The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways

The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act was enacted in December 2015. The FAST Act required the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop a National Freight Strategic Plan to address multimodal freight transportation. In the Federal Register of December 27, 2019, DOT requested information from the public, including industry trade groups

Oil Tanker Ablaze off UAE

Oil Tanker Ablaze off UAE

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates are "working to put out a fire that broke out aboard an oil tanker 21 miles off the coast of Sharjah after receiving a distress message. A proper investigation is in progress," an official at the UAE National Media Council said on Wednesday, citing the UAE Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime (FTA).

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

The U.S. Coast Guard's sole heavy icebreaker arrived January 22 at McMurdo Station, following a 58-day transit from the United States. Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) departed its’ homeport of Seattle on November 26.This year marks the Polar Star’s 23rd journey to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze, an annual joint military service mission to resupply the United States Antarctic stations

Eight Abducted from Tanker off Cameroon

Eight Abducted from Tanker off Cameroon

Eight people were abducted and one person injured during an armed raid overnight on a Greek-registered tanker anchored off Cameroon, Greek authorities said on Tuesday.Greece's shipping ministry said the Happy Lady tanker was two nautical miles off the port of Limboh in Cameroon when it was stormed by individuals who were armed.