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 Orders New Cruise Ship at Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Royal Caribbean Orders New Cruise Ship at Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Royal Caribbean Group announced it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique to order a seventh Oasis Class ship for delivery to its Royal Caribbean International fleet in 2028.“While we eagerly anticipate the debut of Royal Caribbean’s Utopia of the Seas this summer

VIDEO: UK Naval Ships Collide in Bahrain, No Injuries

VIDEO: UK Naval Ships Collide in Bahrain, No Injuries

Two British Royal Navy mine-hunter vessels were involved in a collision in a port in Bahrain, the Royal Navy said.No one was injured in the accident which occurred in Bahrain Harbor on Friday, it said. An investigation into the incident has been opened.The Royal Navy is working with the U.S.

Royal Navy to Help Defend Undersea Cables

Royal Navy to Help Defend Undersea Cables

A Royal Navy task force of seven ships will deploy with allies early next month to jointly patrol areas with vulnerable undersea critical infrastructure, following an unprecedented agreement by ministers of the 10 Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) nations.The UK contribution to the deployment will include two Royal Navy frigates, two offshore patrol vessels and mine countermeasures vessels

World's Largest Cruise Ship: Meyer Turku Delivers Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas

World's Largest Cruise Ship: Meyer Turku Delivers Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas

Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku on Monday delivered the world's largest cruise ship, the 248,655 GT Icon of the Seas, to U.S.-based Royal Caribbean International.The 365-meter-long cruise ship has 20 decks (including 18 guest decks) and surpasses the previous world's largest, Royal Caribbean's Oasis-class Allure of the Seas.

Royal IHC to Build Mega 31,000m3 Hopper Dredge for Boskalis

Royal IHC to Build Mega 31,000m3 Hopper Dredge for Boskalis

Shipbuilder Royal IHC announced it has signed a contract to construct a large trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for dredging contractor Boskalis.The new TSHD, with a hopper volume of 31,000 m3 will be one of the largest in Boskalis' fleet. It will be built at Royal IHC's yard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, in the Netherlands, for scheduled mid-2026 delivery.

Converted OSV Enters Service in the UK as an Underwater Surveillance Ship

Converted OSV Enters Service in the UK as an Underwater Surveillance Ship

A converted offshore support vessel has taken on a new life as a dedicated underwater surveillance ship for the U.K.'s Royal Navy.Christened during a ceremony in London on October 10, RFA Proteus will be operated by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary as a launchpad for remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and a home to a suite of specialist capabilities similar to those found in the offshore oil

Americans Evacuate Israel Aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea is transporting American citizens fleeing war between Israel and Hamas.Sailing at the request of the U.S. embassy in Israel, the Rhapsody of the Seas arrived at Israel's Haifa Port on Monday morning, loaded an unknown number of passengers and departed en route to the Port of Limassol in Cyprus.

Hapag-Lloyd Welcomes "Berlin Express" - the First of its Hamburg Express Class Ships

Hapag-Lloyd Welcomes "Berlin Express" - the First of its Hamburg Express Class Ships

German container shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd on Monday welcomed into its fleet the “Berlin Express”, the first ship of its new Hamburg Express class. At an event attended by some 300 guests from business and politics, naming patron Elke Büdenbender performed the ceremonial christening of the ship at the Container Terminal Burchardkai (Athabaskakai) in the Port of Hamburg.

US Court Revives Lawsuit Against Royal Caribbean Over Toddler's Death

US Court Revives Lawsuit Against Royal Caribbean Over Toddler's Death

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean Cruises by the parents of an 18-month-old girl who died after slipping through her grandfather’s hands and falling through an open cruise ship window.The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta restored two negligence claims over the July 2019 death of Chloe Wiegand

Second LNG-fueled Containership Delivered to Pasha Hawaii

Second LNG-fueled Containership Delivered to Pasha Hawaii

Hawaii-based Pasha Hawaii announced it has taken delivery of the second of two new ‘Ohana Class, 774-foot liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered containerships built at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas.The new vessel, Janet Marie, joins Pasha Hawaii’s fleet serving the Hawaii/U.S.

World's Largest Cruise Ship Starts Sea Trials

World's Largest Cruise Ship Starts Sea Trials

Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas—the world's largest cruise ship—has commenced sea trials in the Baltic Sea.The 250,800 GT vessel, the first in Royal Caribbean's new Icon-class, has been under construction at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland since June 2022. The fully assembled ship was floated out in December and is now undergoing final outfitting and testing.

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers New Hopper Dredge R.B. Weeks

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers New Hopper Dredge R.B. Weeks

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) on Monday announced the delivery of R.B. Weeks, a 8,550 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredge constructed for Weeks Marine, Inc.“It’s our pleasure to once again deliver a quality vessel on time and on budget to our valued customers at Weeks Marine, Inc.,” said Joey D’Isernia, president of Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. “The R.B.