WILLIAM G. BURNETT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WILLIAM G. BURNETT
    • Operator : TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (PORT ARANSAS FERRY)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 285
  • Location
    • City : PORT ARANSAS
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 64
    • Full Load Capacity : 20 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 100
  • Size
    • Register length : 90.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 44 Feet
    • Overall Length : 100 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 47 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 32.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1088381

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (PORT ARANSAS FERRY)

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN PORT ARANSAS AND HARBOR ISLAND, TX NOT MORE THAN 1 MILE FROM LAND; AND CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL APPROXIMATELY 1/4 MILE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

ARNOLD W. OLIVER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

B. L. DEBERRY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES W. HEALD

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

J. C. DINGWALL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MARK G. GOODE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL W. BEHRENS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

R. E. STOTZER, JR.

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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Ukraine Says Russia Destroying Civilian Ships on the Dnipro River

Ukraine Says Russia Destroying Civilian Ships on the Dnipro River

Ukraine’s army accused Russia on Sunday of the large-scale destruction of civilian vessels moored on the banks of the Dnipro River in the occupied southern region of Kherson that Kyiv’s forces are trying to capture.Ukrainian forces have been piling pressure on Russian troops on the western bank of the Dnipro that bisects Ukraine

More Than Two Dozen Missing after Ship Snaps in Two, Sinks Off Hong Kong

More Than Two Dozen Missing after Ship Snaps in Two, Sinks Off Hong Kong

More than two dozen crew on an engineering [reportedly an offshore wind] vessel [Fujing 001] with 30 people on board were missing after it snapped in two in waters off Hong Kong as tropical storm Chaba passed through, authorities said.Three crew members were rescued, and search and rescue operations were continuing for others about 300 km (200 miles) southwest of the city

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed legislation to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which lawmakers say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs.The bipartisan bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a 369-42 vote earlier this week. Biden said he had "promised to crack down on ocean carriers whose price hikes have hurt American families.

British Man Charged in Deadly Baltic Sea Ship Collision

British Man Charged in Deadly Baltic Sea Ship Collision

A British crew member of the ship Scot Carrier has been charged with manslaughter in a ship collision in December last year in the Baltic Sea that killed two Danish seafarers, Danish police said on Tuesday.The 30-year old British man was on duty when the 55-meter (180 ft) barge Karin Hoj was in collision with the 90-metre (295 ft) Scot Carrier in fog and darkness off the Danish island of Bornholm.

Senesco to Build Hybrid-electric Vessel for Maine State Ferry Service

Senesco to Build Hybrid-electric Vessel for Maine State Ferry Service

North Kingstown, R.I. shipyard Senesco Marine said it has been selected by the Maine Department of Transportation to build a new hybrid-electric passenger vessel for the Maine State Ferry Service (MSFS).The 154-foot passenger-vehicle ferry, designed by Gilbert Associates, will be equipped with BAE Systems’ electric hybrid propulsion solution to deliver reduced and zero-emission operations

Stranded Seafarers Escape Ukraine, Others Trapped

Stranded Seafarers Escape Ukraine, Others Trapped

A portion of the estimated 1,000 seafarers trapped in Ukraine have escaped, the International Labour Organization and industry officials told Reuters, voicing concern for those remaining trapped onboard ships or unaccounted for.Several foreign cargo ships have been struck by crossfire in Ukraine since the Russian invasion began on Feb. 24. U.N.

Salvors Begin Removing Containers from Ever Forward

Salvors Begin Removing Containers from Ever Forward

Salvors on Saturday started removing containers from the grounded containership Ever Forward in an effort to reduce ground force ahead of the next refloat attempt.The lightering operation follows several failed attempts to dredge around and tow out the 1,095-foot vessel, which has been stuck in the mud outside of the Craighill Channel in the Chesapeake Bay since March 13.

UK Urges G7, NATO Nations to Ban Russian Ships

UK Urges G7, NATO Nations to Ban Russian Ships

Britain urged G7 and NATO nations on Tuesday to ban Russian ships from their ports, agree a timetable to phase out oil and gas imports from Russia, and further tighten sanctions on banks and key industries.Speaking in Poland ahead of a meeting of NATO and G7 countries later this week, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said:"On Thursday

P&O Ferries Rejects Government Plea to Rehire Fired Workers

P&O Ferries Rejects Government Plea to Rehire Fired Workers

P&O Ferries on Tuesday rejected the British government's request to rehire 800 workers it fired without notice two weeks ago, saying that doing so would cause the company to collapse.P&O Ferries, an 180-year old company now owned by Dubai-based logistics group DP World, prompted an outcry from British government ministers

Salvors Gear Up to Refloat Grounded Containership Ever Forward

Salvors Gear Up to Refloat Grounded Containership Ever Forward

Salvors will attempt to refloat the Ever Forward on Tuesday following a week of dredging to free the grounded containership outside the Port of Baltimore.According to the port's executive director William Doyle, a team of five tugs, including two pushing on the ship's starboard side, two pulling from port side and one long pull from stern, will aim to dislodge the 1,095-foot ship

Dredgers Working to Free Containership Stuck Near Baltimore

Dredgers Working to Free Containership Stuck Near Baltimore

Dredgers are working to free a containership that has been stuck for a week after running aground in the Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore.Port of Baltimore executive director William Doyle said dredging operations to free the Ever Forward kicked off on Sunday after the required permits were issued by state and federal agencies."U.S.

Stolt-Nielsen CEO to Step Down after More Than Two Decades in Position

Stolt-Nielsen CEO to Step Down after More Than Two Decades in Position

Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen has decided to step down from his role as Chief Executive Officer of chemical tanker operator Stolt-Nielsen Limited.The company said Wednesday he'd continue as CEO and as a Director on the Board until the appointment process for a successor has been completed. Niels G.