VIRGINIA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VIRGINIA
    • Operator : COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA DEPT. OF TRANSP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 900
  • Location
    • City : SCOTLAND
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 168
    • Full Load Capacity : 28 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 192
  • Size
    • Register length : 152 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 39 Feet
    • Overall Length : 168 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1936
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 235212

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA DEPT. OF TRANSP.

  • Area of Operation : JAMES RIVER BETWEEN SCOTLAND WHARF (SURRY CO.) VA; GLASSHOUSE POINT (JAMES CITY CO.), VA
  • Principal Commodity : MOTOR VEHICLES AND PASSENGERS

POCAHONTAS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SURRY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAMSBURG

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Ann Phillips to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) at the Department of Transportation (DOT), the White House announced Thursday. The position has been vacant since Mark Buzby resigned from the role in the wake of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in January.If confirmed, Phillips, a retired U.S.

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

“30 by 30” is the rallying cry for all concerned with the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind business. In Spring 2021, the Secretaries of Energy, Interior and Commerce resolved to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of electricity generated from offshore turbines by 2030. Consultants McKinsey, in a recent article frame the value proposition for this clean fuel source

Ørsted, Eversource to Charter U.S. First Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Ørsted, Eversource to Charter U.S. First Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Offshore wind developersØrsted and Eversource have agreed to charter Dominion Energy's Charybdis, the first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel in the United States, for the construction of two offshore wind farms in the Northeast.Charybdis is being built in Texas by Keppel AmFels and will first be deployed out of New London harbor to support the construction of

US Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests Amid Pipeline Shutdown

US Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests Amid Pipeline Shutdown

The U.S. Transportation Department has completed its assessment of what ships are available to carry petroleum products from the Gulf to the Eastern Seaboard and is ready to review any Jones Act waiver requests, the White House said on Wednesday after a ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline disrupted supplies.The Jones Act requires goods moved between U.S.

US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

The Transportation Department said on Tuesday it was evaluating whether a temporary waiver of the Jones Act is needed to ensure sufficient gasoline supply to some U.S. states after the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline."The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has started the work needed to enable consideration of a temporary and targeted waiver of the Jones Act," the department said.

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.

A Favorable Fetch for US Offshore Wind

A Favorable Fetch for US Offshore Wind

Offshore wind caught a favorable gust with the 2020 election of Joe Biden, and the following breeze from the early 2021 reconfiguration of the U.S. Senate toward Democrats. Though widely touted as a growth engine for maritime businesses (as well as shoreside trades), the latter years of the Trump administration seemed to see delay after delay.

Fourteen US States Sue Biden Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Pause

Fourteen US States Sue Biden Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Pause

Fourteen U.S. states including Louisiana and Wyoming filed suits on Wednesday against President Joe Biden's administration to challenge his pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters.The legal actions, which seek to restore regular federal drilling auctions, come a day before the administration is set to launch a review of the oil and gas leasing program.

Siemens Gamesa Picks Cadeler to Transport and Install Giant 14MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Siemens Gamesa Picks Cadeler to Transport and Install Giant 14MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Offshore wind installation company Cadeler said Wednesday it had won the largest contract in its history.Cadeler, previously known as Swire Blue Ocean, said that offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa had awarded Cadeler a contract of valued at around $90 million, with an additional $30 million in options, to transport and install giant SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines.

HII Acquires Autonomy Business from Spatial Integrated Systems

HII Acquires Autonomy Business from Spatial Integrated Systems

In a move that further expands its unmanned systems capabilities, Huntington Ingalls Industries acquired the autonomy business of Spatial Integrated Systems Inc. (SIS) which has proven unmanned surface vessel (USV) solutions.SIS’s unmanned systems solutions — including multi-vehicle collaborative autonomy, sensor fusion and perception — have been fielded for more than 6

Keppel AmFELS Lays Keel for First Jones Act WTIV

Keppel AmFELS Lays Keel for First Jones Act WTIV

Shipbuilder Keppel AmFELS has laid the keel for the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) at its shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, marking a key milestone for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry.With several gigawatts of offshore wind capacity to be installed along the U.S.

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

This has certainly been an active year for offshore wind, both in the U.S. and globally. Looking at the U.S. in particular, the East Coast is certainly giving cause for real optimism with a clear pipeline of state procurement targets indicating 12 gigawatts installed by 2030 and 29.1 gigawatts total installed by 2035.