OUTWARD BOUND

  • General
    • Vessel Name : OUTWARD BOUND
    • Operator : THOMPSON ISLAND OUTWARD BOUND EDUCATION CENTER, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 300
  • Location
    • City : BOSTON
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 54
    • Full Load Capacity : 15 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 19 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1995
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1034353

THOMPSON ISLAND OUTWARD BOUND EDUCATION CENTER, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BOSTON HARBOR AND DORCHESTER BAY; LAKES, BAYS AND LIMITED COASTWISE
  • Principal Commodity : GROCERIES, SUPPLIES AND PASSENGERS

News

Virus-hit Cruise Ship leaves Japan After a Month's Quarantine

Virus-hit Cruise Ship leaves Japan After a Month's Quarantine

The Costa Atlantica cruise ship, which docked in southern Japan with over 100 crew members testing positive for COVID-19, has left the country and is en route to the Philippines, local government officials said on Monday.The ship departed Nagasaki on Sunday over a month after it became the second virus-stricken cruise ship to dock in Japan.

Trump Administration Issues Maritime Advisory on Sanctions

Trump Administration Issues Maritime Advisory on Sanctions

The Trump administration on Thursday issued guidelines to help ship owners and insurers avoid the risks of sanctions penalties, standards that maritime players and a senior State Department official said were modified following months of discussions with industry.The guidelines, known as a Global Maritime Advisory, concern sanctions on Iran, North Korea and Syria.

US Postal Service Sending Mail on Ships

US Postal Service Sending Mail on Ships

The U.S. Postal Service is using ships for overseas transport as the number of commercial flights typically used to send mail abroad has plummeted due to the coronavirus pandemic. The agency said on April 23 that a first mail shipment bound for Europe departed JFK International Service Center in New York three days earlier and is being transported on a containership scheduled to arrive at the

Seafox Proposes to Take Over GMS

Seafox Proposes to Take Over GMS

The Dutch owner of a fleet of offshore jack-up service vessels Seafox has made a non-binding proposal to take over the UAE-based jack-up specialist GMS. Both companies provide offshore service support jack-up units for hook-up and commissioning in the oil & gas and offshore wind industries.

Uruguay Transports Australians, New Zealanders from Virus-Hit Cruise Ship

Uruguay Transports Australians, New Zealanders from Virus-Hit Cruise Ship

Uruguay started on Friday to repatriate 112 Australians and New Zealanders from a cruise ship hit by coronavirus and stranded in the La Plata River near the capital of Montevideo since March 27, the government said.The operation began in the evening when the Greg Mortimer, an Antarctic cruise ship operated by Aurora Expeditions, docked in the port of Montevideo.

Fully Laden LNG Tankers Sit Idle Off Indian Ports after Force Majeure

Fully Laden LNG Tankers Sit Idle Off Indian Ports after Force Majeure

At least five fully-laden liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers are idling offshore India, as yet unable to discharge their cargoes, after importers there declared force majeure earlier this week, according to an analyst and shipping sources.Gas demand is falling globally amid the fast-spreading coronavirus which has capped industrial output

USCG, ABS Approve Wireless Helm System for ATBs

USCG, ABS Approve Wireless Helm System for ATBs

U.S.-based autonomous marine systems developer Sea Machines announced on Tuesday that it has received class and regulatory approval to install its commercial wireless helm system aboard a class of U.S.-flag tugboats that support articulated tug-barge (ATB) sets, marking an industry first in wireless vessel control.The U.S.

MarineLink's "Top 10" Festive Video Pops

MarineLink's "Top 10" Festive Video Pops

As 2019 winds down, sit back for a lighthearted look at what the editorial teams at Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, MarineNews, Marine Technology Reporter & Offshore Engineer have found and dubbed the top 10 festive holiday videos from across the maritime, offshore energy and subsea sectors.

"Green" Ammonia's Future as a Marine Fuel

"Green" Ammonia's Future as a Marine Fuel

Ammonia, the same pungent solution used in fertilizers and cleaning agents, may one day be the key to transporting renewable energy around the world. There are currently a number of government and corporate projects assessing the feasibility of converting excess renewable energy from sources like wind, solar, tidal and nuclear into ammonia and then back into usable energy.

New Type 31 Royal Navy Frigates To Be Built In The UK

New Type 31 Royal Navy Frigates To Be Built In The UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that work will commence before the end of the year on the first of a series of new Type 31 frigates as part of the UK Government’s planned expansion of the Royal Navy fleet over the next 20 years. The new ships will replace Type 23 frigates currently in service and the construction of the first of these will be completed by 2023.The £1.

Hurricane Dorian Update

Hurricane Dorian Update

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 79.6 West.Dorian is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h), and a northwest or north-northwest motion is expected through this morning.  A turn toward the north is forecast by this evening, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday morning.

Kirby’s Secret Sauce

Kirby’s Secret Sauce

Another year; another major fleet takeover by Kirby Corporation. But the leader of the inland tank-barge sector is not growing for growth’s sake: a deeper look at the numbers shows a disciplined strategy at work.“Kirby is definitely the big gorilla in the inland barge market,” affirmed Jefferies analyst Randy Giveans.