OUTER ISLAND

  • General
    • Vessel Name : OUTER ISLAND
    • Operator : SER MARINE FREIGHT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : General Cargo Freighter
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 675
  • Location
    • City : BAYFIELD
    • STATE : WI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 92
    • Full Load Capacity : 136 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 12
  • Size
    • Register length : 103.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 112 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.6 Feet
    • Height : 28 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1942
    • EQUIP1 : CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : 250577

SER MARINE FREIGHT

  • Area of Operation : ASHLAND AND BAYFIELD, WI TO APOSTLE ISLAND AND VARIOUS GREAT LAKE PORTS
  • Principal Commodity : LOGS AND MISCELLANEOUS

News

Oil Spill Contained After Barge Slams Bridge in Galveston

Oil Spill Contained After Barge Slams Bridge in Galveston

An oil spill from a runaway barge that struck a bridge near Galveston has been contained, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.At approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday, Martin Marine's barge MMLP 321 broke loose due to a break in the coupling and allided with the Pelican Island Causeway bridge, which connects Galveston Island and Pelican Island in Texas.

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) on Friday held a launch and christening ceremony for the ferry Long Island at its Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, Fla.Scheduled to be delivered later this year, the new Subchapter H passenger and auto ferry is being built for Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, a subsidiary of McAllister Towing, for operations between Bridgeport, Conn.

Taiwan and China Launch Rescue Operation After Boat Capsizes Near Sensitive Islands

Taiwan and China Launch Rescue Operation After Boat Capsizes Near Sensitive Islands

Taiwan dispatched coast guard boats on Thursday to join a rescue mission at China's request after a fishing vessel capsized near the Taiwan-controlled Kinmen islands, amid heightened tension in the sensitive Taiwan Strait.China claims democratically-governed Taiwan as its own territory, over the island's strong objections, and has stepped up military activities near it in recent years

Oil Leak from Capsized Barge Off Tobago Stopped After a Month

Oil Leak from Capsized Barge Off Tobago Stopped After a Month

An oil leak from a barge carrying up to 35,000 barrels of fuel oil that capsized in early February off the Caribbean island of Tobago has stopped, said the twin islands' government on Thursday.The spill, which was first spotted off the coast of Tobago's Atlantic coast on Feb. 7, damaged some of the island's mangrove and threatened its tourism and fishing sector.

BC Ferries Awards Shipyard Contract for New Hybrid Electric Vessels

BC Ferries Awards Shipyard Contract for New Hybrid Electric Vessels

Canada's BC Ferries announced Dutch shipbuilding conglomerate Damen Shipyards Group has been selected to build its four new hybrid electric Island Class vessels.Damen, the same shipbuilder that built BC Ferries’ previous six Island Class ferries between 2020 and 2022, will construct the vessels in Romania, after its bid was selected from among several proposals received from around the world.

TankerTrackers Locates Seized Tanker off Iran's Qeshm Island

TankerTrackers Locates Seized Tanker off Iran's Qeshm Island

The Marshall Islands-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday has been located east of Iran's Qeshm Island, monitoring service TankerTrackers.com said in a post on social media platform X.Iran seized the St Nikolas, loaded with Iraqi crude destined for Turkey, in retaliation for the confiscation last year of the same vessel and its Iranian oil cargo by the United States

US Gives Final Nod to Rhode Island's $1.5 Billion Offshore Wind Farm

US Gives Final Nod to Rhode Island's $1.5 Billion Offshore Wind Farm

The U.S Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council on Thursday approved the construction of a $1.5 billion offshore wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island.The project, Revolution Wind, is run by Danish company Orsted and U.S.-based Eversource, and would bring a total of 704 megawatts (MW) clean energy to Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Hornbeck Offshore Services to Complete Ultra-High-Spec MPSVs After Legal Settlement

Hornbeck Offshore Services to Complete Ultra-High-Spec MPSVs After Legal Settlement

U.S.-based offshore vessel operator Hornbeck Offshore Services confirmed Monday it had reached a final settlement agreement with the surety (the “Surety”) for two Multi-Purpose Support Vessels (MPSVs) that had been under construction at Gulf Island Shipyards.Gulf Island Shipyards (GIS) sued Hornbeck Offshore in 2018 over what it said was the wrongful termination of two shipyard construction

US Sets Date for Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale After Court Order

US Sets Date for Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale After Court Order

The Biden administration on Thursday said it would hold an auction of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico on Nov. 8 following a court order to expand the sale.In a statement, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said the sale would offer about 72.7 million acres on the Outer Continental Shelf

Iran's Navy Unveils New Vessels Equipped with 600-kilometer-range Missiles

Iran's Navy Unveils New Vessels Equipped with 600-kilometer-range Missiles

Iran's Revolutionary Guards' navy has unveiled new vessels equipped with 600-km range missiles at a time of rising tensions with the U.S. in the Gulf, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.The announcement was made during a military exercise off the coast of Abu Musa island, one of three Gulf islands under Iranian control but disputed by the United Arab Emirates.

Car Carrier Still Burning off Dutch Coast as Hunt for Cause Begins

Car Carrier Still Burning off Dutch Coast as Hunt for Cause Begins

A burning car carrier was drifting off the Dutch coast on Thursday, the coastguard said, a day after the Panamanian-registered ship caught alight, causing the death of an Indian crew member and injuring several others.The 199-metre (653 ft) Fremantle Highway caught fire overnight Tuesday and several of the 23 crew jumped overboard to escape the flames and were rescued by the Dutch coastguard.

Crossing Death's Door Daily

Crossing Death's Door Daily

Washington Island Ferry Line (WIFL) has been the essential link between the residents, business and visitors of Washington Island and Wisconsin's Door Peninsula for more than eight decades.Picturesque and peaceful Door County isn't named for some intrepid settlers named Door. The name has a more ominous meaning.