TWIN CAPES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TWIN CAPES
    • Operator : DELAWARE RIVER & BAY AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : N. CAPE MAY
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1667
    • Full Load Capacity : 1538 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 895
  • Size
    • Register length : 284 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 67.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 320 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 67.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.7 Feet
    • Height : 95 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1996
    • Year : 1996
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 563906
    • REBLT : *

DELAWARE RIVER & BAY AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : CAPE MAY, NJ TO LEWES, DE AND RETURN LOWER DELAWARE BAY; AND DELAWARE CITY, DE TO PEA PATCH ISLAND, TO FORT MOTT, NJ AND RETURN DELAWARE RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : VEHICLES AND PASSENGERS

CAPE HENLOPEN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

DELAFORT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

DELAWARE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Cyber Attack Disrupts Operations at South African Port

Cyber Attack Disrupts Operations at South African Port

A cyber attack has disrupted container operations at the South African port of Cape Town, an email seen by Reuters on Thursday said.Durban, the busiest shipping terminal in sub-Saharan Africa, was also affected, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.Cape Town Harbour Carriers Association said in an email to members

Car Carrier Grounds Near Cape Charles

Car Carrier Grounds Near Cape Charles

A 760-foot car carrier vessel ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay, on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received a report that the Norwegian-flagged Tirranna ran aground near the Cape Charles Anchorage at approximately 3:30 a.m. The vessel was heading southbound on its way from Baltimore to Savannah, Ga.

Giant Ship Blocking Suez Canal Partially Refloated

Giant Ship Blocking Suez Canal Partially Refloated

A massive container ship blocking Egypt's Suez Canal for nearly a week has been partially refloated, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said on Monday, raising hopes the busy waterway will soon be reopened for a huge backlog of ships.The 400-meter (430-yard) long Ever Given became jammed diagonally across a southern section of the canal in high winds early last Tuesday

Diggers and Dredgers Struggle to Free Ship Blocking the Suez Canal

Diggers and Dredgers Struggle to Free Ship Blocking the Suez Canal

Suez Canal salvage teams intensified excavation and dredging on Sunday around a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway ahead of attempts to refloat it, with two sources saying work had been complicated by rock under the ship’s bow.Diggers were working to remove parts of the canal’s bank and expand dredging close to the ship’s bow to a depth of 18 meters

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

The Suez Canal stepped up efforts on Friday to free a giant container ship blocking the vital trade waterway that has sent shipping rates for oil product tankers soaring and disrupted the global supply chains for everything from grains to baby clothes.Shipping rates for oil product tankers have nearly doubled after the 400 meter long Ever Given, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

Video: Thirty-one Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Eastern Canada

Video: Thirty-one Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Eastern Canada

Thirty-one fisherman have been rescued from a fishing vessel that caught fire and began to sink off the coast of Eastern Canada.At 7:05 p.m., Tuesday, the Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Halifax notified watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard First District Command Center that the 143-foot Atlantic Destiny was disabled with a fire on board

South African Police Seize Almost a Ton of Cocaine Inside a Ship

South African Police Seize Almost a Ton of Cocaine Inside a Ship

South African police have seized close to a ton of cocaine worth almost 600 million rand ($40 million) from a ship off the Saldanha coast, close to Cape Town, in one of the country’s largest drug busts, authorities said on Tuesday.In an intelligence-driven operation, police and tactical forces boarded the vessel on Monday evening and found 973 blocks of compressed cocaine in three compartments

Pirates Who Kidnapped Turkish Sailors Make Contact to Talk Ransom

Pirates Who Kidnapped Turkish Sailors Make Contact to Talk Ransom

Pirates who kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish-crewed container ship in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday have made their first contact with the shipping company to discuss a ransom, Turkish state media reported on Thursday.“Communication has been established with crew members of the Mozart container ship,” Istanbul-based Boden Shipping, which provides technical management services for the vessel

US Blacklists Tankers, Oil Traders Undermining Venezuela Sanctions

US Blacklists Tankers, Oil Traders Undermining Venezuela Sanctions

The United States on Tuesday sanctioned a network of oil trading firms, individuals and vessels that have helped Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA sell crude mainly to Asia despite Washington's sanctions on the South American nation.The measure targets a network that the U.S. Treasury Department says helped the administration of President Nicolas Maduro

Interview: John Batten, CEO, Twin Disc

Interview: John Batten, CEO, Twin Disc

How have major events such as the U.S./China trade war, oil price fall and COVID-19 impacted Twin Disc’s commercial marine business to date, and what adjustments have you made in response?These are the three things that I’ve been highlighting in employee communications and with investors over the last few months. For us, COVID was just the third punch after the other two.

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

A containership rescued a boater clinging to the hull of his capsized vessel approximately 86 miles east of Port Canaveral, Fla., Sunday.Stuart Bee departed Cape Marina in Port Canaveral on Friday and was reported missing Saturday after he did not return from his day trip. A marina member contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville at 11:40 a.m.

Digitizing Risk-based Integrity Management of FPSOs

Digitizing Risk-based Integrity Management of FPSOs

Industries are adapting to an increasingly digitalized landscape. The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) industry is no different. As concerted efforts are made to improve project economics Matt Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President, Global Offshore, discusses how digitalization can increase safety, reduce costs, and build robust technical and operational capabilities.