RED FLAT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RED FLAT
    • Operator : MILLERSBURG FERRYBOAT ASSOCIATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Wood
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : MILLERS- BURG
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Full Load Capacity : 4 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 25
  • Size
    • Register length : 69.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12 Feet
    • Overall Length : 69.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 24 Feet
    • Light Draft : 24 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1998
    • Coast Guard Number : CG056951

MILLERSBURG FERRYBOAT ASSOCIATION

  • Area of Operation : SUSQUEHANNA RIVER FROM EAST TO WEST & FROM WEST TO EAST; EASTERN LANDING IS MILLERSBURG BORO, DAUPHIN COUNTY, PA; AND WESTERN LANDING IS CROWS LANDING, BUFFALO TWP. PERRY COUNTY, PA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS, MOTOR VEHICLES, MOTORCYCLES AND BIKES

FALCON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Wood

ROARING BULL V

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Wood

GREY FLAT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Wood

News

USNS Comfort Leaves New York

USNS Comfort Leaves New York

The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort departed New York harbor on Thursday, just a month after arriving to help ease the strain on overburdened city hospitals dealing with the novel coronavirus outbreak.The 1,000-bed Navy vessel, headed back to its home base in Norfolk, Virginia, never neared its capacity, even as the city quickly became the world’s epicenter for COVID-19 infections.

Norwegian Cruise Withdraws Forecast, to Cut $515 Mln in Spending

Norwegian Cruise Withdraws Forecast, to Cut $515 Mln in Spending

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd on Monday withdrew its 2020 forecast and said it would cut spending by about $515 million, as it extends the suspension of its ships to June 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic.The outbreak has effectively shut down the entire cruise ship industry, and with most international travel halted

Metal Shark Building Launch for Pascagoula Pilots

Metal Shark Building Launch for Pascagoula Pilots

Shipbuilder Metal Shark said it is building a welded aluminum 55’ x 17’ pilot boat for the Pascagoula Bar Pilots Association in Mississippi, scheduled for delivery later this year.Designed in-house, the new 55 Defiant Pilot being built for Pascagoula Pilots incorporates the“faceted hull” design initially developed by Metal Shark for the U.S.

BMT Unveils Hull-form for Autonomous Operations

BMT Unveils Hull-form for Autonomous Operations

Engineering firm BMT has unveiled a new hull-form specifically designed for long range autonomous operations. The Pentamaran design has been optimized to reduce fuel consumption and increase its adaptability across multiple applications.Offering a myriad of applications for defense and commercial innovators, Pentamaran vessels may be custom configured for military, patrol

COVID-19: Maritime and Coastguard Agency Issues "Unprecedented Exemption" for Car Ferry

COVID-19: Maritime and Coastguard Agency Issues "Unprecedented Exemption" for Car Ferry

MCA grants temporary ability for Red Funnel passengers to remain in vehicles on select crossingsRed Funnel worked with the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to identify exceptional solutions to support the government’s social distancing guidance in response to COVID-19 and respond to passengers’ requests to remain in vehicles during crossings.

Red and White and Green All Over

Red and White and Green All Over

INSIGHTS: Thomas C. Escher, Chairman, Red and White FleetIn 1960, Tom Escher, the grandson of the founder and now the current owner, started working as a sweeper and a mechanics helper on the Red and White vessels. In 1997, Escher purchased the Red and White Fleet, becoming the third generation of the family to own and operate the business.

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

Pella Sietas Wins $111M Icebreaker Deal

Pella Sietas Wins $111M Icebreaker Deal

Pella Sietas, a shipbuilding company in Neuenfelde, Hamburg, has secured a EUR100 million ($111Mln) order from Russian authorities for a new icebreaker described as the biggest ever built in Germany.The new icebreaker, "Eisbrecher7", with a length of 120m, a width of 27.5m and a draught of 8.5m, is the largest single order in Pella Sieta's company history.

Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

As autonomy gains a foothold in the maritime world, dredging appears next in line to transition to operations without direct human control.A new design concept unveiled by a prominent Dutch ship design and engineering company aims to deliver major power savings and a larger working window for port maintenance dredging operations.

Iranian Tanker Hit by Missiles, Oil Rises

Iranian Tanker Hit by Missiles, Oil Rises

Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Friday, October 11, 2019, after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker had been struck by missiles in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, raising the prospect of supply disruptions weeks after attacks on Saudi oil plants.The Suezmax crude tanker Sabiti was ablaze and suffered heavy damage after being hit by two missiles, Iranian media reported.

#Oi2020: Drill Bit Rescue from 30,000 ft.

#Oi2020: Drill Bit Rescue from 30,000 ft.

Drilling wells more than three miles deep in the late 1960s was something that GHK Company and partner Lone Star Producing Company believed would product massive amounts of natural gas. The two companies that began this project discovered in 1974 that South of Burns Flat in Washita County their Bertha Rogers No. 1 rig would reach almost six miles deep, following a deep-sea fishing trip.

Maritime, Measles & Quarantine

Maritime, Measles & Quarantine

Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease.  It is so contagious that 90% of non-immune persons will become infected if an infected person is in the immediate vacinity.  It is an airborne disease spread through coughs, sneezes, and contact with saliva or nasal secretions.  The virus can live for up to two hours in infected airspace or on infected surfaces.