THOMAS JEFFERSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THOMAS JEFFERSON
    • Operator : LOUISIANA DOTD / CRESCENT CITY CONNECTION DIVISION (CCCD)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 398
    • Full Load Capacity : 50 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 794
  • Size
    • Register length : 142.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 142.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.7 Feet
    • Height : 53.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2001
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 242522
    • REBLT : *

LOUISIANA DOTD / CRESCENT CITY CONNECTION DIVISION (CCCD)

  • Area of Operation : LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER ON ESTABLISHED FERRY ROUTES IN THE PORT OF NEW ORLEANS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES

CAPT. NEVILLE LEVY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

COL. FRANK X. ARMIGER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

LOUIS B. PORTERIE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SEN. ALVIN T. STUMPF

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ST. JOHN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) on Friday held a launch and christening ceremony for the ferry Long Island at its Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, Fla.Scheduled to be delivered later this year, the new Subchapter H passenger and auto ferry is being built for Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, a subsidiary of McAllister Towing, for operations between Bridgeport, Conn.

China Coastguard Uses Water Cannons Against Philippine Ships

China Coastguard Uses Water Cannons Against Philippine Ships

China's coastguard said it had taken measures against Philippine vessels in disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday, while the Philippines decried the moves, including the use of water cannons, as "irresponsible and provocative".China's actions led to "significant damage" and injury to personnel on a civilian boat hired to resupply troops

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

The first towboat of 2024 passed through Lock and Dam 2, in Hastings, Minn. on Sunday, signaling the start of this year's navigation season on the Mississippi River.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' St. Paul District said it considers the first tow to arrive at Lock and Dam 2 as the unofficial start of the Mississippi River navigation season

Shipping Industry Calls for Release of Galaxy Leader Crew

Shipping Industry Calls for Release of Galaxy Leader Crew

The international maritime industry, led by the International Chamber of Shipping, has joined together to express their concern for the seafarers from the Galaxy Leader who have been held hostage and call on the Houthis to release them.Monday February 19, 2024 marks the three-month anniversary since the Houthis seized the Galaxy Leader and its 25 seafarers in the Red Sea.

Grounded Cargo Ship Refloated in the Caribbean

Grounded Cargo Ship Refloated in the Caribbean

A cargo ship that ran aground off St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands earlier this month has been refloated and towed to a safe mooring location at the Crown Bay Sandfill dock, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Vessel owners and salvors will now coordinate further operations to remove the damaged cargo, remaining oil and conduct further salvage or repair operations for the Bonnie G.

Philippines Says Chinese Coastguard 'Intentionally' Collided with Its Boats

Philippines Says Chinese Coastguard 'Intentionally' Collided with Its Boats

The Philippines on Monday accused Chinese coastguard vessels of "intentionally" colliding with its vessels on a resupply mission in a disputed part of the South China Sea, as ties deteriorated between the Southeast Asian U.S. ally and Beijing.Both sides traded accusations after the latest incident on Sunday, which was the most serious yet in the waters around the disputed Second Thomas shoal

Close Call: US Coast Guard Rescues 12 as Bonnie G Ro-Ro Ship Runs Aground

Close Call: US Coast Guard Rescues 12 as Bonnie G Ro-Ro Ship Runs Aground

A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew rescued 12 people, Wednesday morning, after they were forced to abandon the Bonnie G vessel that was taking on water and ran aground just south of the airport in St. Thomas.All 12 people aboard the Bonnie G, a 195-foot Vanuatu-flagged “ro-ro” cargo vessel, are safe, and no injuries have been reported to the Coast Guard.

Meyer Werft Cuts Steel for NYK Cruise Ship Asuka III

Meyer Werft Cuts Steel for NYK Cruise Ship Asuka III

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft announced it held a steel cutting ceremony for a new cruise ship it is building for NYK Cruises, a company of the Japanese shipping group NYK. The vessel will be named Asuka III and is scheduled for delivery in 2025.The 52,200 GT newbuild will be 230 meters long and 29.8 meters wide, with space for 744 passengers.

Low Interest Shown in US' First Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Auction

Low Interest Shown in US' First Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Auction

Only one of three available areas was sold during the United States' first ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.The auction, held by the Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) offered up three sites for offshore wind development, including one in Louisiana (Lake Charles) and two in Texas (Galveston I and II).

China, Philippines' Dispute over Grounded Warship Heats Up

China, Philippines' Dispute over Grounded Warship Heats Up

China again asked the Philippines to tow away a grounded warship - a World War Two-era vessel now used as a military outpost - from a disputed shoal on Tuesday, after Manila rejected Beijing's earlier demand.Tensions have soared between the two neighbours over the South China Sea under Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, with Manila pivoting back to the United States

Three Dead After Shipyard Shooting in Louisiana

Three Dead After Shipyard Shooting in Louisiana

Three people are dead following a shooting incident at a shipyard in Harvey, La., near New Orleans.The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a double homicide at the FMT Shipyard & Repair facility on the West bank of the Mississippi River, and that a suspect was later killed after a shootout with deputies.Around 1 p.m.

Data-Driven Voyage Optimization: The Demise of the Data Silo

Data-Driven Voyage Optimization: The Demise of the Data Silo

We’ve had the means for a while, now we have the incentive to crush the data siloes that are holding back voyage optimization.Like kids in the sandpit, owners and charterers are being forced to share, perhaps more than they really want to. The IMO and the EU, for starters, are setting data-driven decarbonization rules, and those in the sandpit are having to respond.