SPIRIT OF BOSTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SPIRIT OF BOSTON
    • Operator : 2699163
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1006
  • Location
    • City : BOSTON
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 64
    • Passenger Capacity : 600
  • Size
    • Register length : 152.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 192 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.6 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1990
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 954835

ATLANTICA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CAPITAL ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CELESTIAL

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

FREEDOM ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

INNER HARBOR SPIRIT

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

LADY WINDRIDGE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

MANHATTAN ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

NATIONAL ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SEAPORT ELITE II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF BALTIMORE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF MOUNT VERNON

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF NEW YORK

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF NORFOLK

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

WINDRIDGE K

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

Several major cruise operators have voluntarily suspended operations in response to the developing coronavirus pandemic. For most, the reason given has been "an abundance of caution".On Wednesday, Viking became the first major cruise line to temporarily suspend operations, canceling all river and ocean cruises scheduled to embark between March 12 to April 30.

Developer Seeking New Home for SS United States

Developer Seeking New Home for SS United States

A real estate development company is looking for a U.S. city to become the new home for one of America's most historic ocean liners.Having reached a deal with the ship’s nonprofit owner last year, RXR Realty has been developing a plan to restore the famed SS United States and this week issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) seeking a permanent waterfront location where America’s

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

The plight of the cruise ship off Japan with more than 200 coronavirus infections and the shunning of another by five ports despite no known cases has led to a sharp change in tack for an industry in shock: avoid Asia.To that end, many cruises in the region are being cancelled while others currently sailing are being re-routed, skipping originally scheduled stops in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

When I came into office as the Passenger Vessel Association’s President for 2019 last January, I announced two strategic goals for our industry: to enhance safety and foster the professional growth of our next generation of leaders. I am proud to announce we have undertaken major initiatives and made progress on each.

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

USCG, ABS Approve Wireless Helm System for ATBs

USCG, ABS Approve Wireless Helm System for ATBs

U.S.-based autonomous marine systems developer Sea Machines announced on Tuesday that it has received class and regulatory approval to install its commercial wireless helm system aboard a class of U.S.-flag tugboats that support articulated tug-barge (ATB) sets, marking an industry first in wireless vessel control.The U.S.

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

INSIGHTS: Michael G. Johnson

INSIGHTS: Michael G. Johnson

Sea Machines Robotics CEO & President.Michael Gordon Johnson is a marine engineer, an accomplished entrepreneur and sector leader with a primary goal of building progressive and sustainable innovation for modern society. He is the founder of Sea Machines, a Boston-based tech company that is a leading provider of autonomous control and intelligent perception systems for marine vessels.

Sea Machines Demonstrates Autonomous Spill-Response Vessel

Sea Machines Demonstrates Autonomous Spill-Response Vessel

As a part of its cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD), Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics announces that it has successfully demonstrated its autonomous systems in action on board a Kvichak Marco skimmer boat during events held along the Portland harbor earlier today.

Fuel Futures: Diesel Will Spike on IMO2020

Fuel Futures: Diesel Will Spike on IMO2020

New marine fuel rules to boost diesel prices for at least a year -analystsGlobal prices for diesel and marine fuels should rise by October ahead of a January switchover to new, very low-sulfur marine fuels, and remain higher for at least a year as refiners shift production to make more of the new fuels, analysts said.Marine fuels containing no more than 0.5% sulfur by weight, down from the 3.