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

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

Canadian ferry owner and operator British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries) has made a further order of four additional electric-battery hybrid Island Class vessels from a major European shipyard.The ferry corporation announced that Damen Shipyards Group of the Netherlands has been awarded the contract to build the new vessels.

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain.In the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis point. Congestion at the big hub ports, exacerbated by imperfect intermodal interfaces with surface transport serving cargo hinterlands is at the heart of the matter.

NAT Bullish on Tanker Market

NAT Bullish on Tanker Market

Bermuda-headquartered Nordic American Tankers (NAT) said that its tanker segment is on upswing mode following he strong market improvement for its Suezmax tankers."However, seeing is believing and if anyone had doubts, last week, the international shipbroking firm of Clarkson Platou Research reported the largest week-on-week increase in the history of their freight index,"pointed out the company.

U.S. DOT Names Nine Marine Highway Projects

U.S. DOT Names Nine Marine Highway Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the designation of nine Marine Highway Projects and a Marine Highway Route that will benefit Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, New York, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington State and American Samoa. Marine highways are navigable waterways that can be used as alternate options to traditional shipping methods.

Maersk Explores Arctic Shipping Route with Russia

Maersk Explores Arctic Shipping Route with Russia

Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Friday it is in talks with Russia's state-owned icebreaker operator to send more goods via the Arctic, which is becoming more accessible as climate change reduces the sea ice.Russia has made developing the so-called northern sea route (NSR) - which requires new ports and heavy icebreakers to move goods - a priority

IMO 2020: Total Lubmarine 'Road Show' in NYC

IMO 2020: Total Lubmarine 'Road Show' in NYC

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Total Lubmarine brought its "Total Global Sulfur Cap Forum" to New York City, a meeting including of Total Lubmarine business and technical executives and shipowners.The event, held aboard the historic Aircraft Carrier Intrepid Museum, gathered a full-house of local shipowners

Diesel Traders: Shortage is Coming

Diesel Traders: Shortage is Coming

Gasoil traders expect the middle distillates market to stay well supplied until almost the end of 2019 before swinging into deficit with the introduction of new maritime fuel regulations.Calendar spreads for low-sulphur gasoil delivered to Europe's Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub are currently in contango through until October before shifting to backwardation from November onwards.

Trump, Dems to spend $2 trillion on Infrastructure

Trump, Dems to spend $2 trillion on Infrastructure

U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Democratic leaders on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday after a White House meeting.Trump and Democratic leaders are slated to meet again in three weeks to discuss how the "big and bold" plan - which would need the approval of Congress - would be paid for

Iceland Electric Ferry Powered by ABB

Iceland Electric Ferry Powered by ABB

ABB was tapped to supply integrated power and electric storage solutions to the Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration’s new electric ferry, the nation’s first.When delivered later this year, the 70m ferry will be able to take up to 550 passengers and 75 cars on up to 3,600 annual trips in the rough waters between Landeyjahöfn on the mainland and the Westman Island

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.