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

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Austal Bags $230.5M Deal to Design and Build Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship for U.S. Navy

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World's Largest Cruise Ship Wonder of the Seas Delivered to Royal Caribbean

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Hafnia Grows Its Tanker Fleet by 44

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Royal Caribbean Pauses Some Cruises Due to Omicron Concerns

Royal Caribbean Pauses Some Cruises Due to Omicron Concerns

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Maritime History: CV1 — USS Langley was a Trailblazer

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Royal Caribbean's Long-time CEO Fain to Step Down

Royal Caribbean's Long-time CEO Fain to Step Down

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Noble Corp. Sends Force Majeure Notice to Shell over Drillship Damaged in Storm

Noble Corp. Sends Force Majeure Notice to Shell over Drillship Damaged in Storm

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Nine Injured on Noble Drillship During Ida

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Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

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The U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday it is responding to a drillship that reportedly sustained damage as Hurricane Ida ripped through the Gulf of Mexico and into Louisiana as a Category 4 storm.The agency said it was notified during the storm that the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Globetrotter II had been damaged

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

A 120-foot dredge barge capsized in the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received a call at 3:34 a.m. from the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina staff stating the dredge barge rolled over on its side in the marina.

Royal Caribbean Sees Entire Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

Royal Caribbean Sees Entire Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

Royal Caribbean International, which operates the biggest cruise ships in the world including "Symphony of the Seas", said on Tuesday its complete fleet of ships would resume sailing by spring 2022.The division of Royal Caribbean Group said its next group of returning ships would restart sailing in September.