OLD BLUE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : OLD BLUE
    • Operator : BLUE & GOLD FLEET
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 650
  • Location
    • City : SAN FRANCISCO
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 60
    • Full Load Capacity : 88 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 299
  • Size
    • Register length : 87 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 87 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 607794

BLUE & GOLD FLEET

  • Area of Operation : SAN FRANCISCO BAY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

BAY MONARCH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

BAY ROCKET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ENCINAL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

GOLDEN BEAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

HARBOR EMPEROR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

OSKI

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

PERALTA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

PISCES

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROYAL STAR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SCORPIO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ZELINSKY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Singapore Readies 'Floating Hotels' for Workers as Coronavirus Spreads

Singapore Readies 'Floating Hotels' for Workers as Coronavirus Spreads

Singapore is preparing to house hundreds of foreign workers in accommodation vessels typically used for offshore and marine industry staff as it races to find alternatives to dormitories where the novel coronavirus has been spreading rapidly.Tens of thousands of migrant workers, many from South Asia, live in cramped dormitories across Singapore

Amsterdam's Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban

Amsterdam's Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban

The century-old Amsterdam canal boat Gerarda Johanna looks like a classic with wood paneling, but beneath its floorboards lies a high-tech underbelly: rows of lithium ion batteries, 66 in all, with an electric drive train powering its propeller.The boat is part of a push by Amsterdam’s new Green Party mayor to ban diesel engines from the center’s ancient canals by 2025

Coronavirus Cases Rise on Cruise Ship Marooned off Japan

Coronavirus Cases Rise on Cruise Ship Marooned off Japan

Dozens more people onboard a cruise ship quarantined in the port of Yokohama, Japan, tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday and thousands of passengers remained confined to their cabins, only allowed on deck briefly for fresh air.The Diamond Princess, owned by Miami-based Carnival Corp

Kongsberg to Test Autonomous Ship Technology

Kongsberg to Test Autonomous Ship Technology

Norwegian technology firm Kongsberg announced it will install and test autonomous ship technologies on two vessels in Europe's inland waterways and short sea coastal shipping routes.The AUTOSHIP project will aim to test and further develop key technology linked to fully autonomous navigation systems, intelligent machinery systems, self-diagnostics, prognostics and operation scheduling

Mitsubishi Christens Cargo-Passenger Ship

Mitsubishi Christens Cargo-Passenger Ship

Yokohama-based Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co has launched a cargo-passenger ship currently under construction for Tokai Kisen Co., Ltd.The new vessel will inherit the name Salvia Maru, replacing the second ship bearing the name that is currently operated by the company.The formal christening was conducted by Tokai Kisen President Junichi Yamazaki

Semi-submerged Tug Leaking Diesel after Bridge Allision

Semi-submerged Tug Leaking Diesel after Bridge Allision

A tugboat is partially sunk and leaking diesel after alliding with a bridge in North Carolina's Oregon Inlet, the U.S. Coast Guard said.All eight people aboard the tug Miss Bonnie reached shore safely without injury after the vessel struck the Old Bonner Bridge at 11:09 a.m. on Sunday.

Containership Strikes Tanker in Greece

Containership Strikes Tanker in Greece

Japanese carrier Ocean Network Express (ONE) confirmed reports that its chartered containership ONE Blue Jay came into contact with a chemical tanker near Port of Perama, Piraeus, Greece, at around 2 p.m. local time on Thursday."There are no reports of pollution from ONE Blue Jay, and we can confirm our crew are safe," ONE said in a statement.

MN100: Texas A&M Maritime Academy

MN100: Texas A&M Maritime Academy

Dynamically Positioned for the Future, the Texas A&M Maritime Academy takes its place among our 2019 MN100 best of industry winners. It's 'no accident' that today's early adoption of DP curriculum puts the school and its students front and center when it comes time to man tomorrow's futuristic offshore energy support tonnage.

Frontline Sees Opportunity in Tanker Market

Frontline Sees Opportunity in Tanker Market

So far in 2019, 41 VLCCs have been added to the global fleet compared to three vessel demolitions, said  the world's largest oil tanker shipping company Frontline Ltd.An additional 33 VLCCs are scheduled to be delivered in 2019 with 43 more to follow in 2020 before the order-book declines sharply.

MTR100: Five "Ones to Watch"

MTR100: Five "Ones to Watch"

For Marine Technology Reporter's (MTR) 14th Annual "MTR100" - a look at 100 innovators and technologies in the subsea space - MTR editor-at-large Elaine Maslin reports on five companies and technologies that are worth the watch for the remainder of 2019 and beyond. For the full edition, see https://magazines.marinelink.

Euronav Sells VLCC for FPSO Conversion

Euronav Sells VLCC for FPSO Conversion

Belgium-based crude oil tanker company Euronav NV has sold its oldest very large crude carrier (VLCC) for conversion into a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.The ship owner announced that its subsidiary Euronav Luxembourg has sold the VLCC vessel VK Eddie (2005 – 305,261 dwt) to a global supplier and operator of offshore floating platforms.

Market in Focus: Tankers

Market in Focus: Tankers

NewbuildingSince the beginning of the year, 100 newbuild orders have been placed across the tanker sector. This is a considerable amount lower than the same period last year, when 140 vessels were placed. It is no surprise to see the Greeks lead the way with the highest number and largest vessels ordered, but hot on their heels are the likes of Eastern Pacific and Ocean Tankers