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

News

Royal Caribbean Hits Record High on Upbeat Results

Royal Caribbean Hits Record High on Upbeat Results

Royal Caribbean Cruises reported fourth-quarter results that beat Wall Street estimates, helped by higher on-board spending and lower cruise operating expenses in the crucial holiday season.   Shares of the No.2 U.S. cruise operator rose as much as 5.92 percent to hit a record high of $134.75 on Wednesday.

British Frigate Escorts Russian Ships through English Channel

British Frigate Escorts Russian Ships through English Channel

A British frigate escorted Russian ships through the English Channel on Monday, Britain’s defense ministry said, adding that it was the latest sign of an upsurge in Russian naval activity near UK waters over the festive period.   Royal Navy frigate HMS Westminster was sent to monitor four Russian vessels over the weekend as they passed close to British waters, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said

Queen Elizabeth Welcomes UK’s New Aircraft Carrier

Queen Elizabeth Welcomes UK’s New Aircraft Carrier

The U.K.’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was commissioned into the Royal Navy fleet this morning by Her Majesty The Queen.   Serving as the ship's Lady Sponsor, The Queen addressed guests before the ship's Commanding Officer, Captain Jerry Kyd, and read the commissioning warrant at a ceremony in Portsmouth Naval Base.

Gastro Outbreak on Ovation of the Seas

Gastro Outbreak on Ovation of the Seas

A gastro outbreak has affected nearly 200 passengers aboard one of the world’s largest cruise ships, Ovation of the Seas.   The 168,666 GT cruise liner docked in Hobart on December 5 following a 14-night cruise from Singapore. Over the two weeks, 195 cases of gastro-intestinal illness were reported, the ship’s owner Royal Caribbean said in a statement.

Suez Canal Orders Two Cutter Suction Dredgers

Suez Canal Orders Two Cutter Suction Dredgers

The Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has placed an order for two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers (CSDs).   SCA has signed a contract with Royal IHC for the design and construction of two CSDs, which will be built in The Netherlands and are expected to be delivered in 2020   The vessels will have an overall length of 147.

Transocean Retires Six Floaters

Transocean Retires Six Floaters

Transocean announced its intent to retire the ultra-deepwater floaters GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Marianas.    The rigs will be classified as held for sale and will be recycled in an environmentally responsible manner. All six rigs were previously cold stacked.

Shell to Invest $2 Bln per Year in Brazil through 2020

The Brazilian unit of Royal Dutch Shell PLC will invest $2 billion per year in the country through 2020, Flávio Rodrigues, director of government relations and regulatory affairs, said at an industry event on Thursday. (Reporting by Alex Alper; Writing by Ana Mano)

Royal Navy Unveils Fish-like Submarine Concepts

Royal Navy Unveils Fish-like Submarine Concepts

A crewed mothership shaped like a manta ray, unmanned eel-like vessels equipped with sensor pods which dissolve on demand to avoid enemy detection and fish-shaped torpedoes sent to swarm against enemy targets. Though these vehicles look more like something designed in Hollywood for the next sci-fi blockbuster, they’re actually new concepts developed by the U.

Tier IV Tug Delivered to McAllister Towing

Tier IV Tug Delivered to McAllister Towing

McAllister Towing announced the arrival in N.Y. of the tug Capt. Brian A. McAllister, the first EPA Tier IV tug on the U.S. East Coast according to the company. Capt. Brian A. McAllister is powered by 3516E Tier IV Caterpillar engines with twin Schottel SRP4000FP units. Packed into its 100 x 40 ft. hull is 6,770 hp and more than 80 metric tons of bollard pull.

UK Partners to Launch Autonomous Vessels Testing Service

UK Partners to Launch Autonomous Vessels Testing Service

The U.K.'s first maritime autonomous systems testing service is set to launch later this year.   BAE Systems said it has been awarded £457,000 (approximately $594,700) in grant funding from the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to design and deliver the U.K.’s first dedicated autonomous systems testing service.

Navigating the ABCs of SCR

Navigating the ABCs of SCR

On the way to Tier IV compliance, it turns out that experience counts.   In late February, the nation’s first Tier IV, Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) tugboat was christened. That’s probably not earthshaking news all by itself – after all, SCR isn’t all that new – but the event likely ushers in a new era of powerful domestic workboats that also come with a greener environmental footprint.

Pasha Hawaii Taps Keppel Fels to Build LNG-Fueled Boxships

Pasha Hawaii Taps Keppel Fels to Build LNG-Fueled Boxships

Delivery of First Vessel Planned for Early 2020.   Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii today announced that the company has selected Keppel AmFELS in Brownsville, TX, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) for the construction of two new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled containerships, with the option to order two additional vessels.