NEW ROADS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : NEW ROADS
    • Operator : LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1234
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 446
    • Full Load Capacity : 56 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 210
  • Size
    • Register length : 142.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 60 Feet
    • Overall Length : 142.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 60 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Height : 44.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 577910

LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

  • Area of Operation : PLAQUEMINE / SUNSHINE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ACADIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ASCENSION

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FELICIANA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ST. FRANCISVILLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FERRY BARGE NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

SHIPBUILDING: CSSC Signs for 36 Newbuilds, Worth $1.48B

SHIPBUILDING: CSSC Signs for 36 Newbuilds, Worth $1.48B

Chinese shipbuilding conglomerate China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has signed  contracts for 36 newbuildngs worth a total contracts value of over RMB10bn (USD1.48bln).According to the state media Xinhua, the vessels will be built at a number of different yards under the CSSC umbrella and CSSC (Hong Kong) Shipping Company, will provide financing service to all 36 newbuildings.

IMO Emphasizes Seafarer Training

IMO Emphasizes Seafarer Training

The  International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the need to consider seafarer training and standards as shipping evolves, with increasing levels of technology and automation.Speaking at IMO Headquarters (15 January) at the launch of a new report “Transport 2040: Automation, Technology and Employment - the Future of Work”

Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated near Virginia

Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated near Virginia

A 958-foot bulk carrier has refloated after running aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning.Crew members aboard the vessel, JSW Salem, contacted U.S. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth after the Panamanian flagged ship ran aground near Cape Henry Buoy #4.The ship's crew reported there were 120,000 metric tons of coal and 26 people aboard the ship.

Marine News Boat of the Month: October 2018

Marine News Boat of the Month: October 2018

The Virginia-based pilots say that this Gladding Hearn-built workhorse checks all the boxes: safety, stability, reliability, service support, speed and efficiency.This is not your grandfather’s pilot boat. The 55-foot Chesapeake class MKII launch built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding was delivered to its station in Virginia Beach this summer

Jump On Board Virginia Pilot’s New Launch

Jump On Board Virginia Pilot’s New Launch

MarineLink was given the opportunity to ride aboard the Virginia Pilot Association's new pilot boat Hampton Roads.The newly-built Chesapeake class MKII launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding was delivered earlier this summer, equipped with a range of state-of-the-art technologies for improved safety, stability, reliability and efficiency.

Maersk Sends First Containership through the Arctic

Maersk Sends First Containership through the Arctic

A Maersk vessel loaded with Russian fish and South Korean electronics will next week become the first containership to navigate an Arctic sea route that Russia hopes will become a new shipping highway.The Arctic voyage by the 3,600 20-foot container capacity Venta Maersk is the latest step in the expansion of the so-called Northern Sea Route which is becoming more accessible to ships as climate

Vard Selected to Build Autonomous Ship Yara Birkeland

Vard Selected to Build Autonomous Ship Yara Birkeland

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has secured a contract worth approximately NOK 250 million ($29.5 million) to build the world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel, Yara Birkeland. VARD will deliver the groundbreaking ship for launch in early 2020, and the vessel will gradually move from manned operation to remote-controlled voyages and then fully autonomous sailing by 2022.

VT Halter Launches New Ferry for Virginia

VT Halter Launches New Ferry for Virginia

Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. has launched a new ferry, Powhatam, for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).In November 2016, VT Halter Marine was awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of the new 499-passenger/70-vehicle ferry that will replace the current vessel, the Virginia, which was built in 1936.

Cargo Ship Loses 83 Containers off Australia

Cargo Ship Loses 83 Containers off Australia

A cargo ship lost 83 containers over-board during heavy seas off Australia and items including nappies and sanitary pads are washing up on beaches while there are fears the ill-fated containers will pose a hazard for shipping and whales.The YM Efficiency, operated by Taiwan shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation

EU Suspects Tax Fraud at China's New Gateway to Europe

EU Suspects Tax Fraud at China's New Gateway to Europe

European Union and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via Greece’s largest port of Piraeus, a trade gateway between China and Europe, officials said.“The VAT is completely evaded, with enormous damage to the national tax authorities and to the community,” Fabio Botto

World's First Autonomous Shipping Company Formed

World's First Autonomous Shipping Company Formed

Wilhelmsen and KONGSBERG establish world's first autonomous shipping company: Massterly   The road toward autonomy has taken a major step with the announcement that Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg are collectively taking the next step in autonomous shipping by offering a complete value chain for autonomous ships, from design and development, to control systems, logistics services and vessel operations.

Ontario Accepts Damen’s Electric Ferry Proposal

Ontario Accepts Damen’s Electric Ferry Proposal

The Government of Ontario has accepted Damen’s proposal to build two ferries with full electric propulsion.   Damen is building a 68-meter Road Ferry 6819 and a 98-meter Road Ferry 9819 to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The vessels will be the first fully electric, non-cable vessels in Canada.