SPIRIT OF KINGSTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SPIRIT OF KINGSTON
    • Operator : KING COUNTY FERRY DISTRICT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2960
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 47
    • Full Load Capacity : 60 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 65.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 74.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2004
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1164909

KING COUNTY FERRY DISTRICT

  • Area of Operation : AETTLE, WA / ELLIOTT BAY PIER 50 TO SEA CREST DOCK / PARK PUGET SOUND, WASHINTGON, AND THE CONNECTING AND TRIBUTARY WATERS THERE TO EAST OF THE BOUNDARY LINE AS DEFINED IN 46 CFR 7.145
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

PHOTO: Heerema's Sleipnir Installs First Tyra Topsides

PHOTO: Heerema's Sleipnir Installs First Tyra Topsides

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has lifted and installed the first new topside for TotalEnergies' Tyra redevelopment in the Danish North Sea.Noreco, TotalEnergies' partner in the project, shared the photos of the installation via social media on Tuesday.

Multimission Vessels: Interest Across All Sectors

Multimission Vessels: Interest Across All Sectors

The development and construction of multimission vessels (MMVs) remains active across the maritime market.The ability to perform multiple tasks when those different duties are needed is central to an MMV’s value. Multimission capabilities mean that an expensive asset doesn’t sit idle when it isn’t being used for a singular purpose, such as firefighting.

TT Line Circles Back to Rauma Shipyard for RoPax Pair

TT Line Circles Back to Rauma Shipyard for RoPax Pair

Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) said on Wednesday that it has secured an order from Australian shipping company TT Line Company to build two car and passenger ferries at the Rauma shipyard.The newbuild order comes after TT Line, also known as Spirit of Tasmania

Stranded at Sea, Coronavirus Takes a Toll on Seafarers' Mental Health

Stranded at Sea, Coronavirus Takes a Toll on Seafarers' Mental Health

When Ritesh Mehra, 43, enlisted for a four-month stint as captain on a liquid gas tanker last July, he never expected to be stranded at sea until spring.“Twice it has happened that the ports are not allowing crew change,” Mehra told Reuters via Zoom from the bridge of the 80,000 tonne ship docked outside the Indian port of Haldia.“My family won’t trust me anymore.

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

If you’ve perused social media in recent weeks, you may have come across people singing chanteys, which were work songs employed on merchant sailing ships.Historically, chanteys – which are also spelled as “shanties” or “chanties” – began with a sing-out by a crew member recognized as “the chanteyman,” usually someone prized for his voice and ability to extemporize.

Boluda Towage Acquires Iskes Towage & Salvage

Boluda Towage Acquires Iskes Towage & Salvage

Boluda Towage SL on Thursday signed an agreement to acquire Iskes Towage & Salvage's port towage activities in Eemshaven, the Netherlands; Lubeck, Germany; and Lisbon, Portugal, as well as its offshore activities, together with the management and office staff in the head office in IJmuiden, the Netherlands.

Petrojarl Banff FPSO to Be Recycled in Denmark

Petrojarl Banff FPSO to Be Recycled in Denmark

M.A.R.S. Europe said it has been awarded a contract by Teekay Petrojarl Floating Production UK Ltd. for dismantling and recycling of the Petrojarl Banff floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO). The deal includes engineering, preparation, dismantling and green recycling of the long-serving floater.Teekay's Petrojarl Banff FPSO is expected to arrive at M.A.R.S.

Pioneering Spirit to Remove Two Morecambe Bay Platforms

Pioneering Spirit to Remove Two Morecambe Bay Platforms

Allseas' giant heavy lift vessel Pioneering Spirit will remove the DP3 and DP4 platforms in Morecambe Bay off the U.K. for independent oil and gas operator Spirit Energy.The two normally unmanned installations used to produce gas as part of Spirit Energy’s complex of eight installations in Morecambe Bay.

Ships Swap: Genco Trades Six Older Vessels for Three Ultramaxes

Ships Swap: Genco Trades Six Older Vessels for Three Ultramaxes

Genco Shipping & Trading has entered into an agreement to acquire three modern, eco Ultramax bulk carriers in exchange for six older Handysize vessels, the largest U.S. headquartered dry bulk shipowner announced Monday. The transaction with an unnamed trading partner is structured as an asset swap without monetary consideration or additional capital required.

Novatek Completes Russia's First Ship-to-ship LNG Transfer

Novatek Completes Russia's First Ship-to-ship LNG Transfer

Russian gas producer Novatek said Wednesday it had completed Russia’s first ship-to-ship LNG transshipment in the Kildin Strait of the Barents Sea.The Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker “Nikolay Yevgenov” reloaded an LNG cargo delivered from the Yamal LNG facility at Sabetta to the conventional tanker “Yamal Spirit”.

Arctic Shipping Creates Insurance Headaches as Routes Open

Arctic Shipping Creates Insurance Headaches as Routes Open

When Captain Will Whatley guides a ship through Arctic waters, he is starkly aware of what can go wrong.Double the manpower is needed to navigate. Lookout shifts are kept to just one hour, so sailors don't lose concentration and miss a mass of floating ice. Big icebergs show up on radar, but smaller, truck-sized "bergy bits"—even more dangerous—can be missed, the captain says.

LNG Carriers Wait in Gulf of Mexico for Hurricane Delta to Pass

LNG Carriers Wait in Gulf of Mexico for Hurricane Delta to Pass

More than half a dozen liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers were waiting to enter U.S. export plants in the Gulf of Mexico as Hurricane Delta marches toward the Gulf Coast.Most tankers were located outside of Cheniere Energy Inc’s Sabine Pass and Cameron LNG’s Cameron plants in Louisiana, according to data from Refinitiv. There were also a few outside of Freeport LNG’s Freeport plant in Texas.