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

Supply Chain Snarls Loosen, But Problems Remain

Supply Chain Snarls Loosen, But Problems Remain

John Ehresmann loves that the cost of shipping an ocean container from Asia to a U.S. port or buying a load of lumber has fallen back to earth.If only that were true for everything he buys — but it’s not.Some parts of his supply chain have clearly improved, said the vice president of global supply for Graco Inc, the Minneapolis-based maker of fluid handling equipment such as paint sprayers.

CMA CGM Launches $1.5 Billion Energy Fund

CMA CGM Launches $1.5 Billion Energy Fund

French transport giant CMA CGM is creating a five-year investment fund of 1.5 billion euros ($1.5 billion) aimed at accelerating its energy transition in shipping and logistics, it said on Sunday.The fund will support industrial production of new fuels and low-emission transport solutions across the group's businesses, including maritime

CMA CGM Expects Shipping Slowdown After Another Strong Quarter

CMA CGM Expects Shipping Slowdown After Another Strong Quarter

Weakening consumer spending is curbing shipping demand and freight rates, transport giant CMA CGM said on Friday as it reported another jump in quarterly profits.French-based CMA CGM, one of the world's largest container lines, reported a net profit of $7.6 billion for the second quarter, up from $3.5 billion in the year-earlier period and also surpassing $7.2 billion in the first quarter.

LNG Traders Absorb Huge Losses After Supply Outages

LNG Traders Absorb Huge Losses After Supply Outages

Major energy traders are taking hundreds of millions of dollars in losses as they scramble to plug a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply gap after several outages hampered efforts to fill European storage ahead of the winter heating season.Unplanned disruptions at LNG plants in the United States, Nigeria and Australia have wrong-footed traders, including BP and Shell

Maersk Sees Global Supply Chain Woes for Longer; Lifts 2022 Guidance

Maersk Sees Global Supply Chain Woes for Longer; Lifts 2022 Guidance

Maersk raised its 2022 profit guidance for a second time on Tuesday after beating quarterly revenue expectations as congested global supply chains that have boosted freight rates persist longer than expected.The shipping industry has seen record profits in recent quarters due to a surge in consumer demand and pandemic-related logjams holding up containers in key ports in China

Senesco to Build Hybrid-electric Vessel for Maine State Ferry Service

Senesco to Build Hybrid-electric Vessel for Maine State Ferry Service

North Kingstown, R.I. shipyard Senesco Marine said it has been selected by the Maine Department of Transportation to build a new hybrid-electric passenger vessel for the Maine State Ferry Service (MSFS).The 154-foot passenger-vehicle ferry, designed by Gilbert Associates, will be equipped with BAE Systems’ electric hybrid propulsion solution to deliver reduced and zero-emission operations

Hapag-Lloyd Net Profit More Than Triples

Hapag-Lloyd Net Profit More Than Triples

German container shipping group Hapag-Lloyd on Thursday reported first-quarter net profit of 4.2 billion euros ($4.4 billion), more than triple the number a year ago and, forecast another strong performance for the second quarter."The year has got off to an exceptionally strong start on the whole, and whilst there have been first signs that the market has passed its peak

Maersk Finds Potential Buyers for Its Stake in Russian Port Operator

Maersk Finds Potential Buyers for Its Stake in Russian Port Operator

Maersk has found possible buyers for its stake in Global Ports Investments, which operates ports in Russia as it withdraws from the country following a final cargo shipment this week, the Danish shipping group said on Wednesday.Maersk put its 30.75% share of Global Ports up for sale as it decided to quit Russia because of its invasion of Ukraine.

Maersk Makes Last Cargo Shipment to a Russian Port

Maersk Makes Last Cargo Shipment to a Russian Port

Shipping group Maersk made its last cargo shipment to a Russian port this week and took impairment losses and writedowns of $718 because of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Danish firm said on Wednesday.Maersk, which has decided to withdraw completely from Russia, carried out its last cargo operation in a Russian port on Monday, but still has 20,000 containers stranded in Russia.

Maersk Raises Full-year Guidance, But Says Shipping Boom Will Stabilize in H2

Maersk Raises Full-year Guidance, But Says Shipping Boom Will Stabilize in H2

Shipping group Maersk, often seen as a barometer for global trade, on Tuesday cautioned the container market may normalize in the second half of the year, even as it raised full-year guidance driven by high container freight rates.The shipping industry has seen record profits in recent quarters as a surge in consumer demand, pandemic-related bottlenecks in U.S.

Ships Carrying Russian Fertilizers Find Way to Brazil Despite Sanctions

Ships Carrying Russian Fertilizers Find Way to Brazil Despite Sanctions

Despite concern that sanctions against Russia would cause a shortfall of fertilizer in Brazil, preliminary shipping data shows orders being fulfilled and vessels heading for Brazil, potentially allowing a normal grain planting season.At least 24 vessels carrying almost 678,000 tonnes of Russian fertilizers from ports in the country are expected to reach Brazil in the next weeks

VIDEO: Johan Castberg FPSO Arrives in Norway

VIDEO: Johan Castberg FPSO Arrives in Norway

The Johan Castberg FPSO arrived in Norway on Friday onboard the world’s largest transport vessel Boka Vanguard owned by Boskalis.The vessel reached Norway after a long journey from Singapore, where it was built by Sembcorp Marine. The vessel departed Singapore in mid-February.Upon final completion at Aker Solutions' yard in Stord