VIKING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VIKING
    • Operator : HYANNIS HARBOR TOURS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 340
  • Location
    • City : ONSET
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 32
    • Passenger Capacity : 153
  • Size
    • Register length : 61.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1954
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 268260

HYANNIS HARBOR TOURS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : HYANNIS, NANTUCKET AND OAK BLUFFS HARBORS; NANTUCKET SOUND - CAPE COD CANAL
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

BRANT POINT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GREAT POINT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GREY LADY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

JONATHAN LEWIS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

LADY MARTHA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

SEA QUEEN II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

SEA SWAN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

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Ship of the Month: Mercy Ships and the Quest to Build Global Mercy

Mercy Ships is known globally for its charitable work performing medical procedures in developing countries. For the first time, the organization has a new ship, Global Mercy, recently delivered from a shipyard in China. Jim Paterson, Marine Executive Consultant, Mercy Ships takes Maritime Reporter & Engineering News inside the construction of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship.

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate….  in Ship Construction!

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate…. in Ship Construction!

My brother, who is the executive editor of my favorite boating magazine (Soundings), and I occasionally send strange tidbits to each other by email. For some reason he sent me an email about the 17th Century ship Vasa and focused on one of the causes of the vessel’s failure to float properly.

Prysmian Takes Delivery of High-tech Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci

Prysmian Takes Delivery of High-tech Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci

Energy and telecom cable systems company Prysmian Group announced it has taken delivery of the "unique" and "record-breaking" battery-hybrid cable laying vessel Leonardo da Vinci. “Leonardo da Vinci is the most efficient cable layer in the world and from now onwards it will support the group’s long-term growth in the submarine cable installation business.

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

In the last week of April, with little fanfare, the U.S. Coast Guard released a much-anticipated opportunity to build up to 27 Waterways Commerce Cutters. After the detailed design and construction contract is awarded in Spring of 2022, a lucky shipbuilder will begin replacing the Coast Guard’s eclectic fleet of 18 venerable river buoy tenders (WLR) and 13 inland construction tenders (WLIC).

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

Norway’s Island Offshore broke free from the enforced conservatism of the E&P sector, adding not just a new ship to its fleet, but one that re-writes the rulebook in capabilities, technology and despite its size and power, environmental credentials.Simply put, Island Offshore’s new deep water installation Vessel ‘Island Victory’ is the most powerful multi-purpose offshore vessel ever built; a

Ammonia Fuel Cells for Deep-Sea Shipping: A Key Piece of the Zero-emissions Puzzle

Ammonia Fuel Cells for Deep-Sea Shipping: A Key Piece of the Zero-emissions Puzzle

Interest in ammonia-powered fuel cells for the maritime sector is growing, but stakeholders have been hesitant to commit to investments in large-scale systems. Now the ShipFC project is aiming to secure a place for ammonia in the future of deep-sea shipping.The project will equip the offshore supply vessel Viking Energy, owned and operated by Eidesvik and on contract to energy major Equinor

Top Maritime Trends of 2020: Tackling the Scourge of Containership Fires

Top Maritime Trends of 2020: Tackling the Scourge of Containership Fires

The proliferation of serious fires onboard container ships in recent years has shocked the shipping industry. Here we examine the causes and impact of such fires and the urgent efforts being made by a wide variety of stakeholders to solve this seemingly intractable problem.Over the last decade there has been a 70% fall in ship total losses[1].

Cruise Line Viking Installs First COVID-19 PCR Lab at Sea

Cruise Line Viking Installs First COVID-19 PCR Lab at Sea

A cruise ship has been fitted with the world's first at-sea PCR laboratory to test passengers and crews for COVID-19 as cruise lines look for ways to safely resume voyages amid the prevailing coronavirus pandemic. The full-scale lab installed aboard Viking's luxury cruise ship Viking Star has capacity to perform daily non-invasive saliva tests for every passenger and crew member

Neptun Werft Delivers River Cruise Pair to Viking

Neptun Werft Delivers River Cruise Pair to Viking

German shipbuilder Neptun Werft said on Thursday it has delivered two new river cruise ships to the shipping company Viking River Cruises (Basel).The ships, to be named Viking Gymir and Viking Egdir, are the last two river cruise ships in the builder's current order book, ending a string of 65 sister ship deliveries for Viking River Cruises ordered at Neptun Werft from 2010 onward.

Fincantieri Lays Keel for Cruise Ship Viking Mars

Fincantieri Lays Keel for Cruise Ship Viking Mars

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri said Thursday it has laid the keel for small ocean cruise ship Viking Mars, the eighth in a series for the shipowner Viking Cruises. The vessel is due for delivery in 2022.As its sister ships, the newbuild will have a gross tonnage of about 47,800 tons, 465 cabins with accommodation for 930 passengers.

Video: Viking Line's New Flagship RoPax Launched in China

Video: Viking Line's New Flagship RoPax Launched in China

Viking Line's flagship Viking Glory was floated out from its building dock at XSI Shipyard in Xiamen, China, on Tuesday.The new 222.6-meter, 63,800gt ro-pax vessel is due to enter service on the Stockholm-Åland-Turku route in early 2022. It will have capacity for 2,800 passengers in 922 cabins and freight capacity of 1,500 lane meters.

PHOTO: Viking's New Expedition Ship Floated Out

PHOTO: Viking's New Expedition Ship Floated Out

Cruise ship operator Viking has this week informed that its first expedition ship – the 378-guest Viking Octantis – was floated, marking a major construction milestone and the first time that the new ship touches water.The float out is important because it denotes a ship moving into its final stage of construction. The float-out ceremony of Viking Octantis took place on December 22.