P. T. BARNUM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : P. T. BARNUM
    • Operator : BRIDGEPORT-PORT JEFF. STEAMBOAT CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6000
  • Location
    • City : PORT JEFF- ERSON L I
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1084
    • Full Load Capacity : 120 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 1000
  • Size
    • Register length : 306 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 52 Feet
    • Overall Length : 306 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 52 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.3 Feet
    • Height : 70 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1083046

BRIDGEPORT-PORT JEFF. STEAMBOAT CO.

  • Area of Operation : LONG ISLAND SOUND
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

GRAND REPUBLIC

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

PARK CITY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

A widely-shared meme has taken several facts about the Titanic out of context to make unsubstantiated claims that imply the ship’s sinking was a deliberate act. This is not true—experts widely agree the sinking of the Titanic was an accident. The meme was posted to Facebook on March 1 and has been shared more than 600 times (here).

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

For professional maritime training, the 2020 holiday season was bright indeed. In a world clutching for optimism, officials from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) made a series of announcements that will strengthen, expand and intensify America’s maritime academic programs—really the maritime industry—for at least the next decade, likely much longer.

Congress Funds Training Ship for Texas A&M

Congress Funds Training Ship for Texas A&M

Congress on Monday approved $390 million to fund construction of a fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV). The state-of-the-art ship will be assigned to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston, serving as a training platform for future merchant mariners and offer a critical disaster resource in the Gulf Coast.

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

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Outgoing Ørsted CEO Poulsen to Join AP Moller

Outgoing Ørsted CEO Poulsen to Join AP Moller

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ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

Indian Solar Ferry Flies Flag for Cleaner, Cheaper Water Transport

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US Navy Calls In Reservists to Help Clear Ship Maintenance Backlog

US Navy Calls In Reservists to Help Clear Ship Maintenance Backlog

The U.S. Navy is mobilizing 1,629 Reservists to support aircraft carrier and submarine maintenance at its four public shipyards starting in July. This mobilization will help reduce the maintenance backlog that has developed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.In March, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) authorized weather and safety leave for shipyard personnel who fell under the U.S.

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation signed a contract with Conrad Shipyard for the construction of a new 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) for scheduled delivery in the first quarter of 2023.The deal includes an option to build an additional dredge, the U.S.' largest dredging services provider said on Tuesday.

Callan Marine’s New Dredge General MacArthur Enters Service

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Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

Offshore Drilling: It’s Going to Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Offshore Drilling: It’s Going to Get Worse Before It Gets Better

The Offshore Rig Market – At $30 Oil Offshore Drillers May Be Out of OptionsCOVID-19 and low oil prices are already having an impact on the offshore rig market as contractors face crew and logistical challenges and E&Ps attempt to prioritize drilling campaigns.Contract scrutiny has already led to a few contract cancellations and the first claims of force majeure.