NEW JERSEY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : NEW JERSEY
    • Operator : DELAWARE RIVER & BAY AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : N. CAPE MAY
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1454
    • Full Load Capacity : 1454 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 598
  • Size
    • Register length : 284 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 67.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 320 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 67.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 62 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 560370

DELAWARE RIVER & BAY AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : CAPE MAY, NJ TO LEWES, DE AND RETURN LOWER DELAWARE BAY; AND DELAWARE CITY, DE TO PEA PATCH ISLAND, TO FORT MOTT, NJ AND RETURN DELAWARE RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : VEHICLES AND PASSENGERS

CAPE HENLOPEN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

DELAFORT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

DELAWARE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

TWIN CAPES

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Aims to Hold Up to Seven Offshore Wind Auctions by 2025

US Aims to Hold Up to Seven Offshore Wind Auctions by 2025

The United States plans to hold up to seven offshore wind auctions in the next four years and will extend its ambitions to areas that have yet to be developed such as off the coast of California and in the Gulf of Mexico, a Biden administration official said on Wednesday.The announcement comes as the administration is looking to bolster the nascent industry as part of a plan to address climate

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

“30 by 30” is the rallying cry for all concerned with the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind business. In Spring 2021, the Secretaries of Energy, Interior and Commerce resolved to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of electricity generated from offshore turbines by 2030. Consultants McKinsey, in a recent article frame the value proposition for this clean fuel source

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

A cargo ship was ordered to leave the U.S waters after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Port of New Orleans discovered invasive insects found in the wood used to secure its previous cargo offloaded earlier in Mexico. The ship, named Pan Jasmine, arrived at the anchorage of Davant, downriver from New Orleans at mile marker 54, on July 17

U.S. Looking at Ways to Compensate Fishing Industry for Offshore Wind Impacts

U.S. Looking at Ways to Compensate Fishing Industry for Offshore Wind Impacts

The Biden administration is considering ways to ensure the U.S. commercial fishing industry is paid for any losses it incurs from the planned expansion of offshore wind power in the Atlantic Ocean, according to state and federal officials involved in the matter, [Reuters reported in an exclusive on Thursday.

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.

Second Jones Act Waiver Granted to Citgo After Colonial Outage

Second Jones Act Waiver Granted to Citgo After Colonial Outage

The Biden administration granted oil refiner Citgo Petroleum a maritime shipping waiver allowing it to move fuel between U.S. ports on a foreign flagged vessel, two sources told Reuters on Friday, making it the second company to secure one this week.The waivers are intended to help ease distribution of fuel after a major pipeline serving the U.S.

US Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests Amid Pipeline Shutdown

US Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests Amid Pipeline Shutdown

The U.S. Transportation Department has completed its assessment of what ships are available to carry petroleum products from the Gulf to the Eastern Seaboard and is ready to review any Jones Act waiver requests, the White House said on Wednesday after a ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline disrupted supplies.The Jones Act requires goods moved between U.S.

U.S. Sets 30 GW Offshore Wind Target

U.S. Sets 30 GW Offshore Wind Target

The Biden administration on Monday unveiled a goal to expand the nation’s fledgling offshore wind energy industry in the coming decade by opening new areas to development, accelerating permits, and boosting public financing for projects.The plan is part of President Joe Biden’s broader effort to eliminate U.S.

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

This week, U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioners Daniel B. Maffei and Carl W. Bentzel sent letters to the Governors of major port states urging them to prioritize the vaccination of the maritime workforce to protect the nation’s supply chain.Letters were sent to the Governors of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, South Carolina

Atlantic Shores Bids to Build Up to for 2,3 GW of Offshore Wind for New Jersey

Atlantic Shores Bids to Build Up to for 2,3 GW of Offshore Wind for New Jersey

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, the 50-50 joint venture between EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies US, has submitted its proposal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to supply the state with up to 2,300 MW of renewable wind energy.New Jersey seeks to award between 1,200 MW and 2,400 MW of offshore wind energy projects as part of its second solicitation.

Car Carrier Rescues Sailors in Stormy Seas

Car Carrier Rescues Sailors in Stormy Seas

A Gibralter-flagged car carrier rescued three Canadian mariners from their disabled sailing vessel in heavy seas of the North Atlantic Ocean on Saturday.Watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard's 5th District Command Center received notification from the Bermuda Rescue Coordination Center that a personal locator beacon was activated

Interview: Sam Ruda, Director, Port of NY/NJ

Interview: Sam Ruda, Director, Port of NY/NJ

Ports are economic engines for the regions they serve, and the impact from business activities at the Port of New York/New Jersey runs as big as the area it serves: 46 million consumers in a four-hour radius. The port is an economic giant in and of itself, providing for nearly a half a million jobs, a cumulative $35 billion in personal income and a cumulative $98 billion in business income.