SUSIE KING TAYLOR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SUSIE KING TAYLOR
    • Operator : CHATHAM AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 230
  • Location
    • City : SAVANNAH
    • STATE : GA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 41
    • Passenger Capacity : 86
  • Size
    • Register length : 55 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1137876

CHATHAM AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : SAVANNAH RIVER BETWEEN HUTCHINSON ISLAND AND SAVANNAH, GA
  • Principal Commodity : PERSONNEL

FLORENCE MARTUS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

JULIETTE GORDON LOW

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Guyana in Focus: ExxonMobil Finds More Oil; FPSO Appetite 'Huge'

Guyana in Focus: ExxonMobil Finds More Oil; FPSO Appetite 'Huge'

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has made another oil discovery at the prolific Stabroek offshore block in Guyana. This adds to around nine billion barrels of oil equivalent discovered over the past few years and paves way for future development.The discovery was made at Whiptail-1 well at the 6.6 million acres (26,800 square kilometers) offshore block.

Subsea Defense: Navy Deepens Commitment to Underwater Vehicles

Subsea Defense: Navy Deepens Commitment to Underwater Vehicles

The U.S. Navy uses unmanned and robotic underwater vehicles for a multitude of functions, including environmental sensing, mine hunting, and salvage.  The Navy plans to evolve an unmanned systems operating concept that is platform agnostic and capable of operating in highly complex contested environments with minimal operator interaction.

Autonomy: Inside the Building of Ocean Infinity’s Armada Fleet

Autonomy: Inside the Building of Ocean Infinity’s Armada Fleet

Back in 2017, Ocean Infinity made a novel move; deploying six autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), instead of just one, from a single vessel, vastly increasing the ground that could be covered in a single survey. Now the firm is taking the use of remote, robotic systems a significant step further.

Fuel, Propulsion, Emissions & the Decision to Scrap or Refit

Fuel, Propulsion, Emissions & the Decision to Scrap or Refit

When the maritime history books are written, 2020 will be viewed as a year of pivots, re-invention and new paradigms. By February 2020, concerns about marine fuel’s sulfur content quickly shifted to near-term disruptions induced by the COVID-19 pandemic. By mid-year, with demand recovering

Timeline:  Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline's Difficult Birth

Timeline: Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline's Difficult Birth

Russia has resumed construction of the politically-charged Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany, laying pipes after a one-year hiatus prompted by U.S. sanctions, the pipeline operator said on Friday.An alleged nerve agent attack on Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in August was the latest political controversy to hit the nearly-completed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

Report: Venezuela Resumes Oil Shipments to China Despite U.S. Sanctions

Report: Venezuela Resumes Oil Shipments to China Despite U.S. Sanctions

Venezuela has resumed direct shipments of oil to China after U.S. sanctions sent the trade underground for more than a year, according to Refinitiv Eikon vessel-tracking data and internal documents from state company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA).Chinese state companies China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and PetroChina - long among PDVSA's top customers - stopped loading crude and fuel at

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

An Ancient Egyptian Boat Is on the Move

An Ancient Egyptian Boat Is on the Move

King Khufu's Boat, an ancient vessel that is the oldest and largest wooden boat discovered in Egypt, has been painstakingly moved from its longstanding home next to the Giza pyramids to a nearby giant museum, officials said on Saturday.The 4,600-year-old vessel, also known as the Solar Boat, was moved to the nearby Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), due to be inaugurated later this year.

Rolls-Royce Gains EPA Tier 4 Certification for mtu Marine Propulsion Systems

Rolls-Royce Gains EPA Tier 4 Certification for mtu Marine Propulsion Systems

U.K.-based equipment and engines manufacturer Rolls-Royce said it has received U.S. EPA Tier 4 certification for its mtu propulsion systems based on its Series 4000 M65L 16-cylinder diesel engines.EPA Tier 4 regulations are considered the most stringent emissions standard for marine applications

Satellites Expose Risks of Forced Labor in Global Fishing

Satellites Expose Risks of Forced Labor in Global Fishing

Fishing vessels with crews of forced laborers behave in systematically different ways to the rest of the global fleet, according to a study purporting to be the first to remotely identify vessels potentially engaged in modern slavery.Using satellite data, machine learning and on-the-ground expertise from human rights practitioners, U.S.

New Book: Steaming to Djibouti…My First Hitch on an Underway Replenishment Ship

New Book: Steaming to Djibouti…My First Hitch on an Underway Replenishment Ship

The following excerpts are from the new travelogue by Captain Sean P. Tortora, titled, “Steaming to Djibouti…My First Hitch on an Underway Replenishment Ship.”  Join a motivated young merchant marine officer on his first journey onboard a venerable navy auxiliary steamship. Accompany him through the convoluted reporting for duty process through his truly surreal first tour onboard.

Dongara Inks Deals to Build Two New Vessels

Dongara Inks Deals to Build Two New Vessels

Dongara Marine received orders to build custom-designed vessels: a monohull commercial fishing boat and a high speed catamaran for recreational use.An experienced commercial fisherman is the client for Dongara Marine’s first new vessel for the South Australian Rock Lobster fishery.Customised to client preferences, the 17.