WILLIAM P. HOBBY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WILLIAM P. HOBBY
    • Operator : HARRIS COUNTY - PRECINCT #2
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 165
  • Location
    • City : BAYTOWN
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 57
    • Full Load Capacity : 12 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 48
  • Size
    • Register length : 61.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 62.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 23 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1964
    • Coast Guard Number : 545784

HARRIS COUNTY - PRECINCT #2

  • Area of Operation : ACROSS HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL, LAT 29 N AND LONG 95 W
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

ROSS S. STERLING

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

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.

P&O Ferries Sacks 800 Staff, Threatening Union Standoff

P&O Ferries Sacks 800 Staff, Threatening Union Standoff

Britain's P&O Ferries made 800 staff redundant with immediate effect and suspended crossings for the next few days, sparking a backlash from politicians and unions over reports it would hire cheaper agency workers instead.The shock move caused delays around Britain's busiest port, Dover, and drew threats of a standoff as trade unions urged their members to defy any instructions to leave P&O ships.

Yemen's Houthis Agree to UN Proposal to Offload Decaying Oil Tanker

Yemen's Houthis Agree to UN Proposal to Offload Decaying Oil Tanker

Yemen's Houthi movement has signed an agreement with the United Nations to deal with a decaying oil tanker threatening to spill 1.1 million barrels of crude oil off the war-torn country's coast, a Houthi official said.U.N. aid chief Martin Griffiths said last month that there was an agreement in principle to shift the oil from the tanker Safer to another ship. He gave no timeline.

UK Orders Its Ports to Block All Russian-linked Ships

UK Orders Its Ports to Block All Russian-linked Ships

Britain on Monday ordered its ports to block any vessels that are Russian-flagged or believed to be registered, owned or controlled by any person connected with Russia as it ratcheted up the pressure on Moscow.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said in a letter to all UK ports that further detailed sanctions against Russian shipping were being drawn up following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Series of Failures After Fire Led to Destruction of USS Bonhomme Richard

Series of Failures After Fire Led to Destruction of USS Bonhomme Richard

A U.S. Navy investigation released on Wednesday found that a fire aboard a warship last year, which was caused by arson, was preventable and that a series of failures after it started led to the destruction of the ship.More than 60 people, including about 40 sailors, were treated for minor injuries during several days of fighting flames on the 844-foot-long (257-meter) amphibious assault ship

UK Says It Has Seen Ships Breaching North Korea Sanctions

UK Says It Has Seen Ships Breaching North Korea Sanctions

Britain said on Sunday it had collected evidence of multiple ships from various nationalities apparently breaching United Nations sanctions against North Korea which ban the sale of fuel to the country.British frigate HMS Richmond has been taking part in UN sanctions enforcement operations in the region.

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Partner on Autonomous Ship Control Solutions

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Partner on Autonomous Ship Control Solutions

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Robotics announced they are working together to deliver remote command, autonomous control and intelligent crew support systems to the marine market.As part of this agreement, Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems and Sea Machines, the developer of remote-vessel command and autonomous control systems

Divers to Try to Locate Oil Spill Source in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Divers to Try to Locate Oil Spill Source in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

A private dive team will try to locate the source of a suspected oil spill spotted in the Bay Marchand area of the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, after Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc in the region this week, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Saturday.U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite images, first reported by the Associated Press on Wednesday

Japanese Cargo Ship Collision: One Crew Member Feared Dead

Japanese Cargo Ship Collision: One Crew Member Feared Dead

A crew member of a Japanese cargo ship was feared dead on Sunday after he was recovered near a vessel that had capsized and sunk following a collision in domestic waters, local media reported.Japanese coast guard ships and aircraft have been searching since Friday for three missing crew members of the cargo ship after the collision with a Marshall Islands-registered tanker in the Seto Inland Sea.