ROYAL EXPRESS IV

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROYAL EXPRESS IV
    • Operator : A B K ENTERPRISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3165
  • Location
    • City : PORT RICHEY
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Full Load Capacity : 80 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 300
  • Size
    • Register length : 80.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 80.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.1 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1148289

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 II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROYAL EXPRESS III

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

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Harland & Wolff-led Consortium Wins UK Navy Shipbuilding Contract

Harland & Wolff-led Consortium Wins UK Navy Shipbuilding Contract

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BAE Systems Wins $5 Billion Naval Shipbuilding Contract

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Molten Salt Reactors: Maritime’s Nuclear Option

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Royal IHC Hands Over Converted Amazon J-Lay Vessel to McDermott

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Royal Caribbean Will Be Industry's First to Use SpaceX’s Starlink High-speed Internet

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Fincantieri to Build Hydrogen-powered Cruise Ships for MSC's Explora Journeys

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Eastern Launches R.B. Weeks Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

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Updates, Developments and Advances in Combat and Patrol Craft

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My first visit in 2007 to the American Society of Naval Engineers’ (ASNE) Multi-Agency Craft Conference (MACC) was an eye-opener. Having built a naval architecture career with frigates, destroyers and other large naval and commercial ships, I was eager to learn of the smaller craft used by the U.S. Navy and other government and military bodies. As my flight into Norfolk, Va.

Royal Caribbean Pauses Some Cruises Due to Omicron Concerns

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