STRANGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : STRANGER
    • Operator : FIRE ISLAND FERRIES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 960
  • Location
    • City : BAY SHORE
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 49
    • Full Load Capacity : 1 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 65 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.6 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 684623

FIRE ISLAND FERRIES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT SOUTH BAY BETWEEN BAYSHORE, LONG ISLAND AND KISMET, SALTAIRE, FAIR HARBOR, DUNEWOOD AND OCEAN BEACH ON FIRE ISLAND; ATLANTIQUE, SEAVIEW AND OCEAN BAY PARK ON FIRE ISLAND
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS, FOOD, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT, BUILDING MATERIALS AND GENERAL CARGO

VOYAGER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

AMERICA

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Aluminum

EXPLORER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIRE ISLAND BELLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIRE ISLAND FLYER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIRE ISLAND MISS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FIRE ISLAND TRADER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FIRE ISLANDER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIREBALL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FIREBIRD

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIREISLAND QUEEN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

TRAVELER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

VAGABOND

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eye on Design: A Titanium USS Enterprise (NCC-1701 that is)

Eye on Design: A Titanium USS Enterprise (NCC-1701 that is)

Dennis Bryant provided a link to a story about the USCG Cutter Bear in his March 18, 2020 newsletter. It is a great story about a great ship with a great Captain (Michael Healy) and a great crew. It shows that the right combination of ship and crew can perform miracles.This one ship, its Captain (and his wife who often shipped with him)

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

An ocean liner forced by a deadly onboard coronavirus outbreak to languish at sea since mid-March pulled into a South Florida port on Thursday, after authorities settled plans for the vessel and its sister ship to dock and most passengers to come ashore.The Holland America Line cruise ship MS Zaandam and its twin, the MS Rotterdam

France, Australia Downplay Tensions over Submarine Deal

France, Australia Downplay Tensions over Submarine Deal

France and Australia reaffirmed their commitment to a A$50 billion ($34 billion) submarine deal on Friday, seeking to defuse tensions after French shipbuilder Naval Group raised concerns over the capability of Australian contractors.Australia signed a production contract with Naval Group in February 2019 for a fleet of 12 attack-class submarines

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

At one time the most powerful lighthouse in the United States was Twin Lights in Highlands New Jersey. Today it is a wonderful little museum and right now it has a very interesting show of paintings by Maarten Platje on the War of 1812. One painting is called the Great Chase and it tells this amazing story of the US Frigate Constitution being becalmed off the New Jersey coast and becoming

Shipbuilding Contract: Incat Tasmania Scores Seaworld Express Ferry Deal

Shipbuilding Contract: Incat Tasmania Scores Seaworld Express Ferry Deal

Incat Tasmania and Seaworld Express Ferry announced an order for a new generation fast ferry, a 76-m high speed wave piercing catamaran ferry to accommodate up to 700 passengers and 79 cars when it enters service on the new route between Jindo and Jeju early 2022.Seaworld Express Ferry was selected as operator for the route

Tech File: Boiler Tech for LNG Propulsion

Tech File: Boiler Tech for LNG Propulsion

With the projected increased adoption of LNG as a fuel in the marine sector, Alfa Laval plays a key role with its tech an knowledge in the area of boilers, which enables ships to deal with boil-off gas (BOG). Specifically, Alfa Laval’s dual-fuel boilers, Gas Combustion Unit (GCU) and services effectively form a portfolio of solutions for BOG safety.

Iran Dismisses U.S. Remarks on UAE Tanker Attacks

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month.Abbas Mousavi was quoted as saying by Fars news agency: "Raising this ludicrous claim in a meeting of those with a long history of anti-Iran policies is not strange...

BIMCO’s Sand to Offer Boxship Insight in Athens

BIMCO’s Sand to Offer Boxship Insight in Athens

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, will be speaking and providing the audience with unique insights on the container market at the European Shipping Seminar on November 27, 2019 in Athens, Greece.The European Shipping Seminar, hosted by S&P Global Platts, will discuss the various topics relating to the commercial shipping markets and take a deep dive into how the shipping industry will

Shipbuilder: Data-Driven Ops Help Maritime Companies

Shipbuilder: Data-Driven Ops Help Maritime Companies

In the data infographic, released by Shipbuilder, you can discover the most notable advantages of switching to data-driven operations for maritime companies. Geert Schouten, director of Shipbuilder: ”We have been active in the maritime sector for eight years now and help shipyards and yacht builders to digitally transform, from document-driven to data-driven.

Friends Strengthen Turkish Tug Builder

Friends Strengthen Turkish Tug Builder

Reflecting its now dominant role in the international tug bulding market, Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey has taken the decision to significantly strengthen its team of executive directors with the appointment of two widely experienced men to bolster the existing board's range of experience and expertise.

“Minor” Incident Sends Mariner Down S&R Rabbit Hole

The twists and turns of any marine casualty investigation can be unpredictable, but what is predictable is the potentially crushing cost to defend your license, livelihood and professional reputation.It was early afternoon on a late summer day in a busy commercial and fishing port in coastal New England.

Wight Shipyard Breaks Into Offshore Wind

Wight Shipyard Breaks Into Offshore Wind

A UK shipbuilder known for building high-speed ferries aims to enter the offshore wind market with a new line of wind farm support vessels (WFSV).Wight Shipyard Co (WSC) said its Vortisea brand of vessels, designed in collaboration with Australian naval architect Incat Crowther, is specifically geared toward European and UK wind farms, particularly those further offshore.