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

Cargo Ship Grounds After Officer On Watch Falls Asleep

Cargo Ship Grounds After Officer On Watch Falls Asleep

A Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship ran aground near the Philippines' Antique province Thursday after the officer on watch fell asleep, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.The 90-meter, 2,551-gross-ton Globe 6 was transporting a rice cargo from Ho Chi Minh City to Davao City and had 25 crew members on board at the time of the incident.

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

At lest three shipping containers were lost overboard from the containership Navios Unite last week off the coast of Australia, the country's maritime safety agency said.The ship reported losing the containers overboard in rough weather about 33 kilometers southwest of Cape Leeuwin in Western Australia at 8 p.m. AWST, Thursday.

Tanker Crewman Missing After Falling Overboard Off US East Coast

Tanker Crewman Missing After Falling Overboard Off US East Coast

A search is underway to locate a crewmember who reportedly fell overboard from a Malta-flagged liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier 400 miles off Cape Hatteras, N.C.The U.S. Coast Guard said watchstanders received a report that a man overboard had been reported aboard the 225-meter-long Hellas Gladiator.

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark announced Monday its Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipyard has delivered its first newbuild, a 120’ x 35’ river towboat for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, La.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboat Stephanie Pasentine, which bears the distinction of being Louisiana-based Metal Shark’s first-ever steel newbuild and also its first inland

Austal Wins Contract to Build Six Australian Navy Patrol Boats

Austal Wins Contract to Build Six Australian Navy Patrol Boats

Shipbuilder Austal Australia has been awarded a A$324 million (US$209.8 million) contract to design and construct six evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats (CCPBs) for the Royal Australian Navy.It is the largest contract for an Australian vessel construction program ever awarded to Austal in the company’s 30-year history.

Cape Town Ships Cleared After Negative COVID-19 Tests

Cape Town Ships Cleared After Negative COVID-19 Tests

Test results from the individuals suspected to be the first cases of COVID-19 in any South African seaport have all come back negative, Transnet National Ports Authority has confirmed.Earlier this week two vessels, the general cargo vessel MV Corona and the cruise ship AIDAmira, were held off port limits outside the Port of Cape Town.

COVID-19: South Africa Bans Cruise Ships

COVID-19: South Africa Bans Cruise Ships

South Africa banned all passenger vessels from its ports on Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak, leaving tourists on a cruise ship docked in Cape Town in limbo following tests for possible COVID-19 cases on board.The MV AidAmira's more than 1,700 passengers and crew have been unable to leave the ship since Monday

It’s Time to Upgrade to a Marine Evacuation System

It’s Time to Upgrade to a Marine Evacuation System

As domestic traffic from coast-to-coast continues to worsen, ferry operators are seeing a steady growth in passenger demand. As passenger demand grows, so does the demand for efficiency and hybrid technology to be incorporated into fleets. But what innovations support a fleet’s number one priority – safety? Will efficiency and the latest green technologies support these critically important

For Fireboats, The Heat is On

For Fireboats, The Heat is On

These days, cost-conscious municipalities across the fruited plain, from sea to shining sea, are ordering new waterborne assets to cover their many local responsibilities. When they do, they want ‘more bang for their buck,’ combining multiple missions – and the equipment that makes it all possible – onto one hull.

KHI Delivers LNG carrier Marvel Pelican

KHI Delivers LNG carrier Marvel Pelican

Japanese public multinational corporation Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) has delivered the Marvel Pelican, a 155,000 m3 capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) transport vessel for use by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL).The second of Kawasaki's line of 155,000 m3 capacity LNG carriers to be commissioned, this ship is designed to enable passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal

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.