ROBERT C. LANIER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROBERT C. LANIER
    • Operator : TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2500
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 786
    • Full Load Capacity : 70 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 500
  • Size
    • Register length : 236.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 65.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 265 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 66 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.6 Feet
    • Height : 56 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1991
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 973716

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

  • Area of Operation : GALVESTON AND BOLIVAR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

DEWITT C. GREER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GIBB GILCHRIST

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN W. JOHNSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

RAY STOKER, JR.

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT H. DEDMAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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Keel-Laying for NOAA's Discoverer at Thoma-Sea

Keel-Laying for NOAA's Discoverer at Thoma-Sea

NOAA, the U.S. Navy and Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors (TMC), LLC., recently held a keel-laying ceremony today in Houma, La., for Discoverer, a new oceanographic research vessel being built for NOAA.The keel-laying ceremony marks the beginning of a ship’s construction. Second Gentleman Douglas C. Emhoff was named the ship’s sponsor.

Crude Tanker Rates Expected to Stay Strong Despite Russia Turmoil

Crude Tanker Rates Expected to Stay Strong Despite Russia Turmoil

Prospects for the crude oil tanker market are expected to stay strong for at least the next year helped by low ship ordering, despite the loss of some trade from Russia due to Western sanctions, leading ship operators say.Russia has increased exports to Asia, Africa and South America following the imposition of Western sanctions for its invasion of Ukraine.

SAAM Towage Orders Electric Tug Pair for Its Canadian Operations

SAAM Towage Orders Electric Tug Pair for Its Canadian Operations

SAAM Towage announced it has closed an agreement with Teck & Neptune Terminals that will allow the deployment of the first two electric tugs to its fleet.The ElectRA 2300SX tugs are designed by Vancouver-based Robert Allan Ltd. and will be built at Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey.Scheduled for delivery during the second half of 2023

Three More Ships with Grain Leave Ukraine Under Landmark Deal

Three More Ships with Grain Leave Ukraine Under Landmark Deal

Three ships loaded with grain under a recently concluded deal have left Ukrainian ports, the Turkish Defense Ministry and Reuters witnesses said on Friday.The Joint Coordination Centre in Istanbul, which groups Russian, Ukrainian, Turkish and U.N. personnel, said two ships were setting off from Chornomorsk and one from Odesa.

US Navy Takes Delivery of USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205)

US Navy Takes Delivery of USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205)

The U.S. Navy announced it has accepted delivery of the lead ship of its new class of fleet replenishment oilers, USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), built by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego.T-AO 205’s July 26 delivery follows the completion of Acceptance Trials with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey to test the readiness and capability of the craft and to validate requirements.

Ann Phillips Confirmed as Next MARAD Administrator

Ann Phillips Confirmed as Next MARAD Administrator

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Ann C. Phillips as Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), filling a position that has been left vacant at the Department of Transportation (DOT) since January 2021. Phillips was confirmed by a vote of 75-22.Phillips, a retired U.S.

Marshall Islands Mulls 'Expelling' Russian Ships From Its Registry

Marshall Islands Mulls 'Expelling' Russian Ships From Its Registry

The Marshall Islands is considering "expelling" from their ship registry any Russian yachts or boats that have been targeted by Western-led sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, its foreign minister said on Friday.The minister, Casten Nemra, whose country along with Panama and Liberia is popular for registering ships

Generational Change: Maersk Board Nominates Family Heir as New Chairman

Generational Change: Maersk Board Nominates Family Heir as New Chairman

A.P. Moller-Maersk's board said on Tuesday it has nominated family heir Robert Maersk Uggla to be its next chairman as part of a generational handover at the Danish shipping company.Current chairman Jim Hagemann Snabe and vice-chair Ane Maersk Mc-Kinney Uggla, Robert Maersk Uggla's mother, are not standing for reelection to the board at its March 15 annual general meeting

Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in U.S. Senate

Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to pass a bill to slap sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline sponsored by Republican Senator Ted Cruz, a day after Democrats unveiled their own legislation.The tally was 55 in favor and 44 against the bill that needed 60 votes to pass, a major hurdle in the 50-50 Senate.

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Nashville-based Ingram Marine Group, one of the largest barging companies in the U.S., announced Monday that David O’Loughlin will retire from his role as CEO. He will be succeeded by John Roberts, the company’s current chief operating officer, who will take the helm as the new president and CEO on February 1.

Offshore Wind Market Set to Accelerate in North America

Offshore Wind Market Set to Accelerate in North America

While many challenges remain to deliver the full promise of U.S. offshore wind, so too do opportunities. Robert Galinski, DNV’s Offshore Wind Director, Americas discusses the pace and direction of the U.S. offshore wind market from the perspective of class.While Robert Galinski has served as DNV’s Offshore Wind Director, Americas, for just about one year

Sanmar Buys a third Shipyard

Sanmar Buys a third Shipyard

Sanmar has acquired a third shipyard in Turkey.Founded in 1976, Sanmar builds tugboats at its two shipyards, Sanmar Tuzla and Sanmar Altinova, in the cities of Istanbul and Yalova respectively.The shipyard that Sanmar has purchased was specialized in the repair and construction of small work boats and fishing boats. Located next to Sanmar Tuzla Shipyard.