RACHEL MARIE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RACHEL MARIE
    • Operator : FOUR SEASONS MARINE SERVICES CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2200
  • Location
    • City : SEWARD
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Passenger Capacity : 172
  • Size
    • Register length : 72.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 932762

FOUR SEASONS MARINE SERVICES CORP.

  • Area of Operation : INSIDE WATERS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA, CAPE SPENCER TO DIXON ENTRANCE; INTERNAL WATERS BETWEEN CAPE PUGET TO CAPE SUCKLING, AK; AND PUGET SOUND, WA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ADMIRALTY WIND

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

FAIRWEATHER EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

FAIRWEATHER EXPRESS II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

GLACIER EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

KENAI STAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

MELISSA ANN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

ORCA SONG

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

STAR OF THE NORTHWEST

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

VIEWFINDER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

YUKON QUEEN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

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Glosten to Design, Freire Shipyard to Build MBARI's New Research Vessel

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Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

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RFP: Electrical Integrators Sought for Skagit Count All-Electric Ferry

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Filipino Diplomat Tells China to 'Get the F*** Out' of Disputed Waters

Filipino Diplomat Tells China to 'Get the F*** Out' of Disputed Waters

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Maintenance Error Led to $2.2 Million Bulker Accident -NTSB

Maintenance Error Led to $2.2 Million Bulker Accident -NTSB

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Burger Boat Awarded New Ferry Build

Burger Boat Awarded New Ferry Build

Manitowoc, Wis., shipbuilder Burger Boat Company announced it has begun work on a new vehicle and passenger ferry for the Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority (EUPTA), located in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.Due to launch Summer 2022, the 92-foot steel ferry will operate year-round on the St. Mary’s River in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between Barbeau, Mich., and Neebish Island.

USCG Cutter Katmai Bay Enters Great Lakes Shipyard for Repair

USCG Cutter Katmai Bay Enters Great Lakes Shipyard for Repair

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Cummins Launches Remote Monitoring Solution PrevenTech Marine

Cummins Launches Remote Monitoring Solution PrevenTech Marine

Power solutions provider Cummins on Tuesday announced a remote monitoring solution for marine vessels called PrevenTech Marine.PrevenTech monitors Cummins-powered assets remotely, using connectivity, big data, advanced analytics, and IoT to help avoid unplanned downtime through the advanced detection, reporting, and diagnosis of potential engine health issues, Cummins said.

Tanker Crew Member Medevaced in Brodick Bay

Tanker Crew Member Medevaced in Brodick Bay

An ailing crew member was medevaced from a tanker at anchor in Brodick Bay off Scotland, on Sunday,At 4.53 p.m., Troon lifeboat was tasked by Belfast Coastguard along with Arran lifeboat to assist with the medical evacuation of a crew member from the tanker Kongo Star at anchor in Brodick Bay.

Total Joins Maersk-led Shipping Decarbonization Project

Total Joins Maersk-led Shipping Decarbonization Project

French oil major Total said it will contribute to a project led by shipping giant Maersk aiming to develop new alternative fuels and carbon neutral solutions for ships.The nonprofit Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping was formed in 2020 as the maritime industry continues efforts to reduce its environmental footprint.