ROYAL STAR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROYAL STAR
    • Operator : BLUE & GOLD FLEET
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 12000
  • Location
    • City : SAN FRANCISCO
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 67
    • Full Load Capacity : 98 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 650
  • Size
    • Register length : 105.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 105.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.9 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 524689

BLUE & GOLD FLEET

  • Area of Operation : SAN FRANCISCO BAY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

BAY MONARCH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

BAY ROCKET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ENCINAL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

GOLDEN BEAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

HARBOR EMPEROR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

OLD BLUE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

OSKI

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

PERALTA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

PISCES

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

SCORPIO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ZELINSKY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Cruise Line Viking Installs First COVID-19 PCR Lab at Sea

Cruise Line Viking Installs First COVID-19 PCR Lab at Sea

A cruise ship has been fitted with the world's first at-sea PCR laboratory to test passengers and crews for COVID-19 as cruise lines look for ways to safely resume voyages amid the prevailing coronavirus pandemic. The full-scale lab installed aboard Viking's luxury cruise ship Viking Star has capacity to perform daily non-invasive saliva tests for every passenger and crew member

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.

Carnival's Shares Surge as Costa Cruises Prepares to Sail

Carnival's Shares Surge as Costa Cruises Prepares to Sail

Carnival Corp’s shares surged 11% on Thursday after its Italian brand Costa Cruises said two of its ships would resume sailing this weekend, with more to follow.Cruise companies, among the worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, were forced to halt voyages for months after ships in Japan, Australia and California made headlines because of large numbers of infections onboard.

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

Video: Trump Says US is Working to Acquire 10 Icebreakers

Video: Trump Says US is Working to Acquire 10 Icebreakers

President Donald Trump says the U.S. is hashing out a plan to acquire up to 10 additional polar icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard.Trump, who over the years has emphasized his administration's commitment to growing the Coast Guard's icebreaker fleet, outlined the new plans in vague terms within remarks delivered at Southern Command headquarters in Doral, Fla., Friday.

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) launched the second of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” Ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The Sandy Ground was launched Friday at Eastern’s Allanton facility in Panama City, Fla.

Royal Caribbean Pledges 28 Ships as Collateral in $3.3 bln Bond Offer

Royal Caribbean Pledges 28 Ships as Collateral in $3.3 bln Bond Offer

Royal Caribbean Cruises on Wednesday launched a $3.3 billion bond offering, pledging 28 of its ships as collateral and forecast heavy losses for the first quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic brings the sector to a virtual standstill.Royal Caribbean, which was forced to suspend its cruises globally and cut about 26% of its U.S.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Founder Dies at 90

Royal Caribbean Cruises Founder Dies at 90

Arne Wilhelmsen, a founder of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. died Saturday, April 11, 2020, in Palma, Spain. He was 90.In a company statement on Sunday, Royal Caribbean Cruises called Wilhelmsen a "a constant influence on the company from its founding, serving more than three decades on the company's board of directors.

UK Royal Navy Testing Unmanned Equipment

UK Royal Navy Testing Unmanned Equipment

Operational trials of unmanned equipment in Norway offered a glimpse of the UK Royal Navy's autonomous future. Royal Marines small boat specialists 47 Commando have been working alongside HMS Albion, the Royal Navy’s autonomous accelerator NavyX and the Office for the Chief Technology Officer to see how the kit can be put to use in real world situations.

Adam Goldstein Leaves Royal Caribbean

Adam Goldstein Leaves Royal Caribbean

Longtime cruise industry executive Adam Goldstein has left Royal Caribbean Cruises after more than 30 years with the company.Goldstein was most recenlty Vice Chairman of RCL from 2018. From 2014 to 2018, he served as President & COO and from 2007 to 2014, he was President & CEO of the Royal Caribbean International brand. Goldstein has been with RCL since 1988.

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

The U.S. Coast Guard's sole heavy icebreaker arrived January 22 at McMurdo Station, following a 58-day transit from the United States. Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) departed its’ homeport of Seattle on November 26.This year marks the Polar Star’s 23rd journey to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze, an annual joint military service mission to resupply the United States Antarctic stations