SUN DANCE QUEEN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SUN DANCE QUEEN
    • Operator : INTER ISLAND BOAT SERVICES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 700
  • Location
    • City : CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN
    • STATE : VI
  • Capacity
    • Passenger Capacity : 65
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1992
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 983184

INTER ISLAND BOAT SERVICES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN, RED HOOK, ST. THOMAS & WEST END, TORTOLA, BVI & ANEGADA, BVI
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

MONA QUEEN

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  • Construction : Aluminum

NSI I

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  • Construction : Aluminum

WESTIN BREEZE

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  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Has the age of maritime discovery and exploration actually ended?  Perhaps not exactly.  As the history of maritime resilience and the human element shows, as far back as the 1500s and earlier, from using new navigational aids and improved ship designs, to coastal and inland route sailing, to navigating on open seas with uncertain charts, wayward icebergs, dense fog and luckily at times

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri handed over the 145,000-gross-ton Enchanted Princess to Carnival Corp. brand Princess Cruises on Wednesday, marking the Italian shipbuilder's 100th cruise ship delivery over the last 30 years, and the first since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.The milestone delivery was celebrated with a live video message from Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during a ceremony virtually

Migrants Disembark Maersk Tanker After 38 Days on Board

Migrants Disembark Maersk Tanker After 38 Days on Board

A group of 27 migrants who had been stuck onboard the Maersk Etienne tanker for more than a month have been transferred safely to a ship operated by the NGO Mediterranea, Maersk Tankers said on Friday.The tanker’s crew rescued the migrants, including a pregnant woman, on August 4 near Malta from a wooden dinghy that had been at sea for days and sank immediately after the rescue operation.

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three migrants were rescued off the coast of Malta on Sunday after they jumped overboard from a tanker that has been denied entry by several countries since a rescue operation a month ago.The captain of the Maersk Etienne chemical tanker had warned last week that, while the migrants had no critical physical problems, the mental strain for those onboard was getting worse.

Maersk Captain Calls for Help for Migrants Stuck on Board

Maersk Captain Calls for Help for Migrants Stuck on Board

The captain of a tanker that rescued 27 migrants at sea, including a pregnant woman, is calling for immediate help as conditions worsen on board after a month anchored off the coast of Malta having been denied entry by several countries.The migrants have no critical physical issues, but mentally the situation is getting desperate, the Maersk Etienne captain said

Maersk Tanker Caught at Sea After Rescuing Migrants off Malta

Maersk Tanker Caught at Sea After Rescuing Migrants off Malta

A Maersk oil tanker has been anchored off the coast of Malta for two weeks after rescuing 27 migrants, including a child and a pregnant woman, with authorities in Malta and Tunisia denying the vessel entry, the company said on Wednesday.The crew of Maersk Etienne, an oil tanker owned by Denmark's Maersk Tankers, rescued the migrants following a request from Maltese officials on August 4

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries said its newest vessel, Island Aurora, officially entered service Thursday on the Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula (Vancouver Island-Cormorant Island-Malcolm Island) route. This follows last week’s start of service for sister vessel Island Discovery on the Texada Island-Powell River run.

Manila Cruise Flotilla Offers Crew Confinement in Comfort

Manila Cruise Flotilla Offers Crew Confinement in Comfort

In the past few weeks, Manila Bay in the Philippines has been transformed into the world’s biggest parking lot for cruise ships, none of which have any guests.More than 20 vessels collectively weighing about 2 million tonnes are clustered off the coast of the capital, awaiting coronavirus clearance for more than 5,300 Philippine staff to return home from abandoned cruises

Livestock Carrier Queen Hind Refloated

Livestock Carrier Queen Hind Refloated

Operations to raise a livestock carrier that capsized in the Black sea off Romania in November came to a close on Tuesday night, said local marine services firm Gruup Servici Petoliere (GSP).The Palau-registered Queen Hind flipped onto its side shortly after leaving Romania's Midia port en route to Saudi Arabia at the end of November 2019. Its entire crew, most of them Syrians, were rescued.

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.

BC Ferries Orders LNG-powered Ferry

BC Ferries Orders LNG-powered Ferry

BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. a contract to build an additional liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled vessel scheduled to go into service in the Southern Gulf Islands in 2022.This vessel will be identical to the three Salish Class vessels built by Remontowa for BC Ferries in 2016.“Our Clean Futures Plan is our path to replace diesel fuels with clean erenergy options.

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A new plan is being formulated to preserve and improve one of the world's most historic and well-known vessels.The record-setting superliner Queen Mary has been sitting permanently moored in Long beach, Calif. since its removal from transatlantic service in 1967. A 2015 survey revealed the once glorified liner has been in an escalating state of disrepair