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

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

At one time the most powerful lighthouse in the United States was Twin Lights in Highlands New Jersey. Today it is a wonderful little museum and right now it has a very interesting show of paintings by Maarten Platje on the War of 1812. One painting is called the Great Chase and it tells this amazing story of the US Frigate Constitution being becalmed off the New Jersey coast and becoming

AAM launches 77-ft. RV for Duke University

AAM launches 77-ft. RV for Duke University

All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) completed construction and launched an aluminum research and survey vessel for Duke University. The Duke University Marine Lab (DUML) is a hydrofoil-assisted catamaran from Teknicraft Design. Measuring 77 x 26.5 ft. the vessel is based on a pair of successful Teknicraft Design vessels AAM built for NOAA.

Sovcomflot's LNG-fueled Tanker to Cross NSR

Sovcomflot's LNG-fueled Tanker to Cross NSR

Sovcomflot’s LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tanker Korolev Prospect has started a transit through the Northern Sea Route (NSR).Korolev Prospect will become the first such large-capacity crude oil tanker to travel the entire length of the Northern Sea Route using only cleaner-burning LNG fuel.The tanker is delivering a cargo of crude oil from the port of Murmansk to China.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Women make up only an estimated two percent of the global maritime industry. In the U.S., the statistics are a little better, with less than eight percent of ship and boat captain operator roles held by women.Still, for a female to have the opportunity to train up to ship captain is considered “unique.

Cruise Ships: Oceanwide Orders Polar Class Ship

Cruise Ships: Oceanwide Orders Polar Class Ship

The expedition cruise ship market maintains its torrid pace with news that Oceanwide Expeditions has orders another Polar Class 6 ship, following the success of its ship Hondius.Croatian shipyard Brodosplit, the builder of Hondius, won the follow on order for M/V Janssonius, which is scheduled to be completed in October, 2021.

BIMCO: "Continued Pressure" for Bulkers

BIMCO: "Continued Pressure" for Bulkers

Demolition of dry bulk ships in the first four months of 2019 was 120% higher than in the same period of 2018. Much of this increase comes from demolitions of Capesize ships, up from 1.1m DWT between January and April 2018 to reach 3.4m DWT in the first four months of 2019.Despite the increasing in scrapping, the bulk carrier market, particularly on the large ship side

Vigor to Build Pair for LA Port Pilots

Vigor to Build Pair for LA Port Pilots

Shipbuilder Vigor said it has been awarded a contract from the Port of Los Angeles to build two 56’ pilot boats.The new vessels, designed by Camarc, will feature a twin chine heavy weather hull form for excellent seakeeping. The design accommodates multiple heavy fender systems facilitating safer pilot transfers in challenging weather. An articulated rescue davit provides man overboard recovery.

Pioneering Spirit Shifts to the North Sea

Pioneering Spirit Shifts to the North Sea

The world's largest heavy lift and pipelay vessel, Pioneering Spirit, will take a temporary pause from Nord Stream 2 pipelaying activities in the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone to perform planned platform lift work in the North Sea.The Allseas-owned vessel, which in 2018 installed the 22,000 t drilling platform topsides for Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup development on the Norwegian continental shelf

Scania Powers New Twin City Liner Ferry

Scania Powers New Twin City Liner Ferry

Twin City Liner is a  39m low wash, high-speed catamaran ferry for operation by Twin City Liner on the Danube River between Vienna and Bratislava. The vessel was built by Wight Shipyard, with local support from Incat Crowther Europe.Operating on the Danube takes many interesting design specifications, and to this end the ferry features a low draft of 0.

Ocean Infinity Searches for Lost S.Korean Ship

Ocean Infinity Searches for Lost S.Korean Ship

The seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity announced that its vessel, Seabed Constructor, sets sail from Cape Town to begin the search for the lost South Korean ship, Stellar Daisy.Stellar Daisy sank on 31 March 2017, with the tragic loss of 22 of its 24 crew.  The ship, which was transporting iron ore from Brazil to China

Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated near Virginia

Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated near Virginia

A 958-foot bulk carrier has refloated after running aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning.Crew members aboard the vessel, JSW Salem, contacted U.S. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth after the Panamanian flagged ship ran aground near Cape Henry Buoy #4.The ship's crew reported there were 120,000 metric tons of coal and 26 people aboard the ship.

Four Rescued from Fishing Vessel Blaze

Four Rescued from Fishing Vessel Blaze

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued four people from a life raft after a commercial fishing vessel caught fire about 16 miles southeast of Cape May, N.J., Saturday morning. No injuries were reported.Crew members aboard the 75-foot fishing vessel Ocean Pearl activated Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons and abandoned ship after an electrical fire ignited on board around 10:30 a.m.