SWAN QUARTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SWAN QUARTER
    • Operator : NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FERRY DIVISION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2280
  • Location
    • City : CEDAR ISLAND
    • STATE : NC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1081
    • Full Load Capacity : 867 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 300
  • Size
    • Register length : 205 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 220 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 65 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2011
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1234389

NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FERRY DIVISION

  • Area of Operation : RIVERS AND SOUNDS; EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTLINE; NORTH LANDING RIVER; PAMLICO RIVER; NEUSE RIVER; CAPE FEAR RIVER; PAMLICO SOUND, HATTERAS INLET
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES

CAPE POINT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CARTERET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CEDAR ISLAND

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAMACOMICO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CROATON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FLOYD J. LUPTON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FORT FISHER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FRISCO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GOV. JAMES B. HUNT JR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GOVERNOR DANIEL RUSSELL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

HATTERAS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

KINNAKEET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NEUSE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

OCRACOKE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

PAMLICO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROAKNOKE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SILVER LAKE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SOUTHPORT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS A. BAUM

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

W. STANFORD WHITE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ALBEMARLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Maersk Shopping Spree Continues Following Strong Earnings

Maersk Shopping Spree Continues Following Strong Earnings

Maersk bought two e-commerce companies on Friday and said more acquisitions were coming soon as the world's biggest container shipping line boosts its bet on land-based services.Maersk, which handles one in five containers shipped worldwide, aims to expand its land-based logistics services, hoping to gain a larger share of the supply chain from existing shipping clients such as Puma and Walmart.

Maersk Lifts Outlook as Supply Chain Disruptions Boost Shipping Rates

Maersk Lifts Outlook as Supply Chain Disruptions Boost Shipping Rates

The world's biggest container shipping company, A.P. Moller-Maersk, on Monday lifted its full-year earnings outlook after reporting strong preliminary quarterly results as chaotic conditions in the global supply chain pushed freight rates higher.In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

Euronav Signs on Ammonia-fueled Tanker Project

Euronav Signs on Ammonia-fueled Tanker Project

Tanker shipping company Euronav on Tuesday announced it has signed onto a joint development program (JDP) to develop dual fuel ammonia (NH3)-fitted tankers.The company said it will work alongside the world's largest shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), and classification societies Lloyd’s Register and DNV in an effort to accelerate the development of NH3-powered very large crude carrier

Maersk Expects Container Shipping Tailwind to Last Amid High Demand

Maersk Expects Container Shipping Tailwind to Last Amid High Demand

Denmark's Maersk said on Wednesday it expected its "exceptionally strong" performance in the first quarter to continue for the rest of the year, driven by high demand for shipping containers from China to the United States.Maersk, which handles about one in five containers shipped worldwide, said there were not enough ships available in the world to meet a surge in consumer demand

US Trade Deficit Reaches Record High

US Trade Deficit Reaches Record High

The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a record high in March amid roaring domestic demand, which is drawing in imports, and the gap could widen further as the nation's economic activity rebounds faster than its global rivals.Manufacturers lack the capacity to satisfy the surge in demand because of resource constraints and bottlenecks in the supply chain. Inventories are very lean.

Euronav Orders Two Ammonia-ready VLCCs at Hyundai Samho

Euronav Orders Two Ammonia-ready VLCCs at Hyundai Samho

Belgium-based Euronav has ordered two very large crude carriers (VLCC) from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho, with an option for a third.The fuel-efficient newbuilds will be liquefied natural gas (LNG)-ready, and Euronav said it is working in cooperation with the yard and classification society to include an Ammonia-ready notation with the potential to reduce CO2 emissions to zero when

Carnival Considers Shifting Home Ports if US Sailing Ban Not Lifted

Carnival Considers Shifting Home Ports if US Sailing Ban Not Lifted

Carnival Corp may shift home ports of its cruise ships to other parts of the world if a ban on sailing from the United States is not lifted, Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald said on Wednesday.Cruise ships in the United States remain under a “no-sail order”, and Carnival has said recent guidelines from the U.S.

Stuck in Port, Royal Caribbean Posts $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Stuck in Port, Royal Caribbean Posts $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Royal Caribbean Group reported a billion-dollar net loss for the fourth straight quarter on Monday, as the cruise operator continued to be affected by a coronavirus-triggered halt to voyages.Cruise operators have been shoring up cash reserves by issuing new shares, selling assets or raising billions of dollars in debt over the last few months as the virus outbreak brought the industry to a

Maersk Boosted by Trade Recovery, But Misses Forecasts

Maersk Boosted by Trade Recovery, But Misses Forecasts

A surge in demand for goods like furniture and exercise equipment from locked-down consumers has sparked a jump in shipping rates, boosting profits for Danish freight giant Maersk, the company said on Wednesday.Yet shares in the world’s largest container shipping line fell as much as 8% as it missed analysts’ lofty forecasts for the end of last year and gave more cautious guidance for 2021 than

Maersk Confident About Shipping Recovery Beyond 2020

Maersk Confident About Shipping Recovery Beyond 2020

Shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday it is confident about the outlook for shipping beyond 2020 as a second wave of coronavirus infections has only had a limited impact on global freight volumes.Maersk, the world’s biggest container shipping line, has recovered faster than expected after the pandemic halted trade around the world, benefiting from higher retail sales in the United States.

Royal Caribbean Posts Third Straight Billion-dollar Loss

Royal Caribbean Posts Third Straight Billion-dollar Loss

Royal Caribbean Group reported a billion-dollar net loss for a third straight quarter on Thursday, as the cruise operator suffered from a COVID-19-driven halt to voyages.The cruise industry has virtually come to a standstill as the pandemic halted voyages that had become a hotbed of infection.

Sovcomflot Targets at Least $500 Million in Moscow IPO

Sovcomflot Targets at Least $500 Million in Moscow IPO

Sovcomflot plans to raise at least $500 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on the Moscow Exchange, Russia’s top shipping company said on Tuesday, in a deal that could value it at roughly $10 billion according to sources.The move by the state-controlled firm comes as Russian airline Aeroflot also plans to raise capital in a secondary public offering (SPO).