ROYAL EXPRESS II

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROYAL EXPRESS II
    • Operator : A B K ENTERPRISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 700
  • Location
    • City : PORT RICHEY
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 51
    • Full Load Capacity : 51 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 88
  • Size
    • Register length : 62.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 62.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 13 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 280282

A B K ENTERPRISES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : PORT RICHEY, FL NORTH OF ANCLOTE KEY, 9 MILES OFFSHORE VIA COTEE RIVER

ROYAL CASINO I

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROYAL EXPRESS III

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROYAL EXPRESS IV

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Cruise Execs, Health Experts Meet to Discuss Restart Plans

Cruise Execs, Health Experts Meet to Discuss Restart Plans

Cruise industry executives met with health experts and White House staff earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday, following criticism of its guidelines on restarting voyages.The discussion, which centered around how the pandemic-battered industry could get back into business

Royal IHC Gets AIP for Hydrogen-fueled Dredge Design

Royal IHC Gets AIP for Hydrogen-fueled Dredge Design

Dutch shipbuilder and equipment supplier Royal IHC said it has received an approval in principle (AIP) from classification society Bureau Veritas for the design of a hydrogen-fueled trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) engineered to reduce emissions from coastal protection projects.

UK Navy Experimenting with New Autonomous Vessel

UK Navy Experimenting with New Autonomous Vessel

The British Royal Navy has taken delivery of a new autonomous vessel as the service examines the use of cutting-edge unmanned craft across a range of military operations including surveillance and force protection. The new vessel, named Madfox (short for maritime demonstrator for operational experimentation), was officially handed over to the Navy's experimentation innovator NavyX

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Some of Royal Caribbean Group’s cruises will resume sailing in the Caribbean in June with vaccinated adult guests, ending a year-long hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.Adventure of the Seas and Celebrity Millennium ships will also have vaccinated crews and accept children under the age of 18 with a negative COVID-19 test, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises said on Friday.

Stuck in Port, Royal Caribbean Posts $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Stuck in Port, Royal Caribbean Posts $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Royal Caribbean Group reported a billion-dollar net loss for the fourth straight quarter on Monday, as the cruise operator continued to be affected by a coronavirus-triggered halt to voyages.Cruise operators have been shoring up cash reserves by issuing new shares, selling assets or raising billions of dollars in debt over the last few months as the virus outbreak brought the industry to a

Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million

Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million

Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group said on Tuesday it reached a deal to sell its Azamara brand to private-equity firm Sycamore Partners for $201 million in cash, as it grapples with biting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.Sycamore Partners will acquire the entire Azamara brand, including its three-ship fleet—Azamara Quest

Austal's Vietnam Yard Delivers Its First Newbuild

Austal's Vietnam Yard Delivers Its First Newbuild

Shipbuilding group Austal announced Friday that its Vietnam yard opened in 2018 has delivered its first vessel fully constructed at the Vung Tau shipyard.The 94-meter high-speed catamaran A.P.T James was officially handed over from Austal Vietnam to the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCo)

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Suspend Cruises Through Year End

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Suspend Cruises Through Year End

Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group said on Monday it would stop all its cruises through the end of the year, extending previous suspensions, as coronavirus infections continue to increase globally.The company's announcement comes days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a framework for a phased resumption of cruise ship operations

Royal Caribbean Posts Third Straight Billion-dollar Loss

Royal Caribbean Posts Third Straight Billion-dollar Loss

Royal Caribbean Group reported a billion-dollar net loss for a third straight quarter on Thursday, as the cruise operator suffered from a COVID-19-driven halt to voyages.The cruise industry has virtually come to a standstill as the pandemic halted voyages that had become a hotbed of infection.

Video: USCG Aids Cargo Ship Taking on Water off Puerto Rico

Video: USCG Aids Cargo Ship Taking on Water off Puerto Rico

U.S. Coast Guard air and surface rescue crews at Sector San Juan responded and assisted the distressed M/V Island Express Wednesday afternoon, after the ship started taking on water when it departed the Port of San Juan for storm avoidance in anticipation of Tropical Cyclone 9.The M/V Island Express, a Cyprus flagged 412-foot ro-ro cargo ship

Delivery of World's Largest Cruise Ship Delayed Due to COVID-19

Delivery of World's Largest Cruise Ship Delayed Due to COVID-19

Delivery of the world's largest cruise ship Wonder of the Seas has been delayed due to coronavirus impacts at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. The shipyard delays mean Royal Caribbean's new record-breaking cruise ship will not enter service from Shanghai in spring 2021 as planned

Austal Delivers Fast Ferry Bajamar Express to Fred. Olsen Express

Austal Delivers Fast Ferry Bajamar Express to Fred. Olsen Express

Shipbuilder Austal Australia has delivered a new 118-meter fast ferry to Fred. Olsen Express.The high-speed trimaran ferry Bajamar Express is the first of two identical vessels ordered by Fred. Olsen Express in a €126 million ($142.8 million) contract in October 2017. The second vessel, Bañaderos Express, is under construction at Austal Philippines shipyard in Balamban, Cebu