SPIRIT OF AMERICA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SPIRIT OF AMERICA
    • Operator : NEW YORK, CITY OF (DEPT. OF TRANSP.- STATEN ISLAND FERRY)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 9000
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2623
    • Full Load Capacity : 1783 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 4427
  • Size
    • Register length : 300.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 70 Feet
    • Overall Length : 310 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 70 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 13.5 Feet
    • Height : 82.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2005
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1170221

NEW YORK, CITY OF (DEPT. OF TRANSP.- STATEN ISLAND FERRY)

  • Area of Operation : LONG ISLAND SOUND AND NEW YORK HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND FUEL OIL

ALICE AUSTEN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ANDREW J BARBERI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GUY V. MOLINARI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN A. NOBLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN F. KENNEDY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN J. MARCHI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL COSGROVE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SAMUEL I NEWHOUSE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

OIL BARGE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers are expediting operations in New York to make way for the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort, which will dock in the epicenter of America's COVID-19 outbreak to assist hospitals that become overrun by the pandemic.Dredging contractor Donjon Marine Co., Inc. was contacted last week and asked to begin dredging Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s Berth 4 in anticipation of the arrival of the ship

42 People Sick on Cruise Ship Zaandam

42 People Sick on Cruise Ship Zaandam

Passengers aboard the cruise ship Zaandam are being quarantined after 42 people on board exhibited "influenza-like symptoms", the ship's operator Holland America Line said.As of Sunday morning, 13 passengers and 29 crew reported to the ship’s medical center, but it is unknown whether these are coronavirus cases as there is no COVID-19 testing available on board.

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Three Missing Mariners

The search for three missing mariners was called off on Monday after two towing vessels collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Search crews scoured more than 835 nautical miles for approximately 67 hours but were unable to find the three missing mariners, the Coast Guard said.

Three Missing After Tug Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for three crew members missing following a collision between two towing vessels on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders in New Orleans were alerted at 5:37 a.m.

Containership Loses Steering After Engine Room Fire

Containership Loses Steering After Engine Room Fire

A containership lost steering off the coast of Mozambique on Monday after its crew put out an engine room fire on board the 680-foot vessel.Towage operator KOTUG International said two of its vessels responded after picking up a mayday call from the Marshall-Islands-flagged Em Oinousses, approximately 50 miles off the coast of Nacala, Mozambique, while en route from Maputo, Mozambique to Mombasa

Interview: Boriana Farrar, Ship Owners Claims Bureau

Interview: Boriana Farrar, Ship Owners Claims Bureau

Boriana Farrar is a familiar face in maritime circles, the Vice President and Counsel and a Senior Claims Executive and Business Development Director for the Americas at the Ship Owners Claims Bureau, Inc. managers of the American P&I Club. We met with her in her NYC office to discuss her path from her native Bulgaria to a top maritime professional position.

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) completed her necessary repairs and extensive, accelerated upgrades over the last two years, following a fatal 2017 collision.The ship and her crew, now underway to conduct comprehensive at sea testing, will perform a series of demonstrations to evaluate onboard systems to ensure they meet or exceed Navy performance

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

America’s first offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) barge has been launched for owner Q-LNG Transport, Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine announced on Wednesday.The Q-LNG 4000 barge, designed to carry 4,000 cubic meters of LNG, with dimensions of 324’ x 64’ x 32’.6”, will be operated as part of an articulated tug and barge (ATB) unit designed to meet the requirements of American Bureau of

Offshore Wind takes Center Stage at SUNY Maritime

Offshore Wind takes Center Stage at SUNY Maritime

More than 300 executives from the maritime industry, government and academia filled the conference hall at SUNY Maritime as the State University of New York Maritime College and the Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler jointly hosted "Offshore Wind Power: Planning For America’s Ocean Energy" today in New York.

Saudi Aramco to Buy LNG from US

Saudi Aramco to Buy LNG from US

Saudi Arabia’s state owned oil company Saudi Aramco will buy 5 million tons of liquid natural gas per year(LNG) from the U.S. company Sempra Energy, based in San Diego under a 20 year agreement.The heads of agreement (HOA) between the companies anticipates the negotiation and finalization of a definitive 20-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale-and-purchase agreement (SPA) for five million

INSIGHTS: Dennis Wilmsmeyer, Executive Director, America's Central Port

INSIGHTS: Dennis Wilmsmeyer, Executive Director, America's Central Port

Dennis Wilmsmeyer was appointed Executive Director at America’s Central Port on July 1, 2010, prior to which he served 11 years with the Port District, six as General Manager.With over 30 years of experience, Dennis brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table in the areas of transportation, planning, and economic development.

Salvors Survey Grande America Wreck

Salvors Survey Grande America Wreck

Seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity said it has conducted urgent subsea search, inspection and operations on the wreck of the MV Grande America, which sank in the Bay of Biscay on March 12.Grande America capsized and sunk last month after its cargo of containers and vehicles caught fire during a voyage from Hamburg to Casablanca.