VIRGINIA V

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VIRGINIA V
    • Operator : VIRGINIA V FOUNDATION, THE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Wood
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 67
    • Passenger Capacity : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 115.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 126 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1922
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 222170

VIRGINIA V FOUNDATION, THE

  • Area of Operation : LAKE UNION; LAKE WASHINGTON; PUGET SOUND BETWEEN SOUTH SOUND AND POINT NO POINT
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Catches Fire in Virginia

Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Catches Fire in Virginia

More than 100 passengers, the vast majority of them school children, were rescued from a passenger vessel that caught fire on Tuesday in Norfolk, Va.The fire aboard the Spirit of Norfolk was reported around noon, while the vessel was on a cruise in the Elizabeth River, near Naval Station Norfolk.

US Navy Climate Plan Aims to Cut Emissions, Move to Low Carbon Fuels

US Navy Climate Plan Aims to Cut Emissions, Move to Low Carbon Fuels

The U.S. Navy released on Tuesday a climate strategy that aims to make the force more resilient to changes like sea level rise and coastal erosion while moving faster to low-carbon fuels and hybrid engines for ships and planes.The Climate Action 2030 plan, is part of the Biden administration's wider goal of decarbonizing the economy by 2050.

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Rear Admiral (Rear Adm.) Ann Phillips, USN, Ret., has been confirmed and sworn in as the 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration (MARAD). Nominated by President Biden on October 21, 2021, Rear Adm. Phillips was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 10, 2022. She is the first woman to lead MARAD as administrator.

'Revolutionary' Vessel Orion Joins DEME Offshore's Installation Vessel Fleet

'Revolutionary' Vessel Orion Joins DEME Offshore's Installation Vessel Fleet

Belgian offshore installation contractor DEME said Saturday that the "revolutionary" offshore installation vessel Orion officially joined its fleet.This next-generation vessel is equipped with a powerful 5,000-tonne crane and is designed to handle the massive turbines and foundations of the future.

U.S. to Hold Its Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Auction

U.S. to Hold Its Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Auction

The United States will hold its biggest ever sale of offshore wind development rights on Wednesday, in an area covering nearly half a million acres off the coasts of New York and New Jersey.It will be the first offshore wind lease sale under the administration of President Joe Biden

Course Correction for DDG 1000, Navy Will Replace Main Battery for Guided Missile Destroyer

Course Correction for DDG 1000, Navy Will Replace Main Battery for Guided Missile Destroyer

The U.S. Navy’s controversial USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) class of guided missile destroyers raises the legitimate question of whether a ship is too transformational, or not transformational enough.While the Navy Fact File states that DDG 1000 is the “largest and most technologically advanced surface combatant in the world,” it’s a program that has been in existence for many years.

Construction of U.S. First Large-scale Offshore Wind Farm Starts

Construction of U.S. First Large-scale Offshore Wind Farm Starts

Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola has informed that it has started construction work for the Vineyard Wind 1, the United States' first large-scale offshore wind farm.The offshore wind farm will be located off the coast of Massachusetts. It is 25 times larger than an existing offshore wind farm in Rhode Island, which has 30 MW installed capacity and supplies electricity to 17,000 homes.

DEME Offshore, Prysmian Win Largest Ever U.S. Offshore Wind Installation Deal

DEME Offshore, Prysmian Win Largest Ever U.S. Offshore Wind Installation Deal

Offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore has said it has secured a +$1.1 billion Balance of Plant (BoP) contract for the construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in a consortium with Prysmian.  The contract, with a total value amounting to +$1.9 Billion, has been awarded by Dominion Energy Virginia, a subsidiary of Dominion Energy Inc.

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

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

When the first cruise ship since the start of the pandemic sailed through the Venice lagoon last month, hundreds of people rallied on land and small boats in protest.A few weeks later, the government seemed to listen, announcing that to defend Venice's ecosystem and heritage, cruise liners would be banned from the lagoon from Aug. 1.

VIDEO: Coast Guard Medevacs Mariner from Tanker Off North Carolina

VIDEO: Coast Guard Medevacs Mariner from Tanker Off North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man from the CL Yingdu tanker, around 223 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina on Saturday. Watchstanders from the U.S. Coast Guard Fifth District command center received notification that a man aboard the CL Yingdu (Ex-Maersk Tianjin) was suffering from an eye injury and needed medical attention. The command center consulted with a U.S.