THOMAS LAIGHTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THOMAS LAIGHTON
    • Operator : ISLES OF SHOALS STEAMSHIP CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 660
  • Location
    • City : PORTSMOUTH
    • STATE : NH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 59
    • Passenger Capacity : 350
  • Size
    • Register length : 83.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25 Feet
    • Overall Length : 90 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1987
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 911330

ISLES OF SHOALS STEAMSHIP CO.

  • Area of Operation : BARKER WHARF (MARKET ST.); PORT OF PORTSMOUTH, NH TO THE ISLES OF SHOALS (MAINE/NEW HAMPSHIRE); GULF OF MAINE AND JEFFERIES LEDGE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Ekmann Named CEO of Uni-Tankers

Ekmann Named CEO of Uni-Tankers

Tanker ship operator Uni-Tankers, part of the USTC group, has appointed Per Ekmann as its new CEO. “I’m both happy and proud to have the opportunity to lead the way forward at this important stage in the company’s history. Uni-Tankers is based on proud and strong values, and with the recent implemented changes, the foundation is in place to realise our strategy together with our skilled employees

Report: FBI Falls Short On Port Threat Assessment

Report: FBI Falls Short On Port Threat Assessment

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is not taking appropriate steps to review and assess potential maritime terrorism risks facing U.S. sea ports, the Justice Department's internal watchdog has found.The audit, released on Thursday by Inspector General Michael Horowitz, found that while top FBI officials believe the country faces a low maritime terrorism threat

Shipbuilding: One-on-one with David M. Thomas, Jr.

Shipbuilding: One-on-one with David M. Thomas, Jr.

BAE System’s San Diego yard is a critical player in keeping U.S. Navy ships operatingWalk with David M. Thomas, Jr., VP & GM, San Diego Ship Repair, BAE Systems, and a few things become immediately clear: Dave Thomas is passionate about cleanliness and order, as the San Diego yard is compact and bustling with work, yet impeccably clean.

How the Coast Guard Supports the Shipbuilding Industry

How the Coast Guard Supports the Shipbuilding Industry

The U.S. Coast Guard is known for saving lives at sea, but did you know the service plays a huge role in the economy, too?As a regulatory entity, the Coast Guard conducts marine inspections on vessels entering United States ports to make sure the vessels do not pose a safety, security, or environmental threat to the country. With 90 percent of U.S.

INSIGHTS: Thomas S. Chance, Chief Executive Officer, ASV Global

INSIGHTS: Thomas S. Chance, Chief Executive Officer, ASV Global

Thomas Chance founded C & C Technologies in his home in 1992. Today C & C is a global oil field surveying and mapping company with more than 550 employees in ten offices worldwide. C & C was the first company in the world to offer autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) survey services to the oil industry and remains a world leader in the field.

China LNG Tariff Casts Shadow Over New US Export Terminals

China LNG Tariff Casts Shadow Over New US Export Terminals

China set a 10 percent tariff on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, extending a trade dispute into energy and casting a shadow over U.S. export terminals that would propel the United States into the world's second-largest LNG seller.Beijing on Tuesday said it would tax U.S. products worth $60 billion effective Sept. 24 in retaliation for tariffs imposed by U.S.

High-sulphur Fuel Demand Outlook Jumps as Shippers Soften Stance on Scrubbers

High-sulphur Fuel Demand Outlook Jumps as Shippers Soften Stance on Scrubbers

Demand for high sulphur marine fuels is likely to see a smaller drop than previously expected by 2020, said consultancy FGE, as changing attitudes to sulphur-stripping technologies from large shippers alter the outlook for use of the fuels.More than 2,100 vessels are now expected to be equipped with exhaust gas cleaning systems, known as scrubbers, by 2020, up from 1,500 ships previously

Seized Superyacht Linked to 1MDB Probe Arrives in Malaysia

Seized Superyacht Linked to 1MDB Probe Arrives in Malaysia

A $250 million superyacht, impounded as part of a hunt for assets linked to the multi-billion dollar investigation into 1Malaysia Development Bhd, arrived at a port in Malaysia on Tuesday about six months after it was seized.The Cayman Islands-flagged Equanimity was first seized in the Indonesian holiday venue of Bali in February at the request of U.S. authorities investigating 1MDB.

USS Doyle Sails to the Scrapyard

USS Doyle Sails to the Scrapyard

The decommissioned USS Doyle (FFG-39) has concluded her final voyage from Philadelphia to New Orleans, where she will now be disassembled and recycled after 28 years of service in the U.S. Navy.The retired 4,050-ton Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate will be dismantled by Southern Recycling, part of EMR.

REGULATORY WATCH: The Global 0.50% Sulfur Cap: 30 months and counting down …

REGULATORY WATCH: The Global 0.50% Sulfur Cap: 30 months and counting down …

Industry frets about the coming deadline. Shipping desperately wants to be ready, but will global shore-based infrastructure and refining capacity match the demand that is sure to come? And … are regulators listening to industry’s concerns? In early June, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and U.S.

U.S. Yards: Competing – and Winning – Here and Across the Big Pond

U.S. Yards: Competing – and Winning – Here and Across the Big Pond

Louisiana-based Metal Shark powers into the second half of 2018 with a healthy backlog, multiple recent deliveries into foreign markets, and a portfolio of patrol craft that has attracted multiple clients – here and abroad.   Exporting Quality in Volume Key patrol boat contracts for this rapidly expanding builder include the U.S. Coast Guard Response Boat – Small (RB-S).

Metal Shark is Competing - and Winning - Here and Oversees

Metal Shark is Competing - and Winning - Here and Oversees

U.S. shipbuilder Metal Shark powers into the second half of 2018 with a healthy backlog, multiple recent deliveries into foreign markets, and a portfolio of patrol craft that has attracted multiple clients – here and abroad.At a time when more than a few workboat builders are feeling the pain of lingering offshore malaise and an oversupplied inland market that no longer needs large quantities of