ALASKAN EXPLORER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALASKAN EXPLORER
    • Operator : ALASKA TANKER COMPANY, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Oil Tanker (Oil / Chemical)
    • Vessel Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 26820
  • Location
    • City : PORTLAND
    • STATE : OR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 56439
    • Full Load Capacity : 193050 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 905.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 164 Feet
    • Overall Length : 941 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 164 Feet
    • Load draft : 64.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12.7 Feet
    • Height : 171.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2004
    • EQUIP2 : 2-20 LT CRANES
    • EQUIP1 : 2-CARGO PUMPS
    • Coast Guard Number : 1163384

ALASKA TANKER COMPANY, LLC

  • Area of Operation : ALASKA AND U. S. WEST COAST
  • Principal Commodity : ALASKAN NORTH SLOPE CRUDE OIL

ALASKAN FRONTIER

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ALASKAN LEGEND

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ALASKAN NAVIGATOR

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

News

Work Class ROVs

Work Class ROVs

An invaluable resource for the marine industry, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) perform a multitude of tasks, from pipeline inspection to subsea construction, often equipped with an array of cameras, sonars, sensors, manipulators and other tools to go to work where divers cannot.

OP/Ed: Obama’s Arctic Decision Undercut His Own Legacy

OP/Ed: Obama’s Arctic Decision Undercut His Own Legacy

On December 20, 2016, in an 11th hour unilateral action designed to cement his environmental legacy, President Obama withdrew 3.8 million acres in the north and mid-Atlantic Ocean and 115 million acres in the U.S. Arctic Ocean (including the entire Chukchi Sea and a significant portion of the Beaufort Sea) from future oil and gas leasing.

‘World’s Greenest Cruise Ship’ Construction Underway

‘World’s Greenest Cruise Ship’ Construction Underway

Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam pressed the button to officially kick off the construction of hybrid expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen – “the greenest cruise ship the world has ever seen,” according to the ship owner.   The new ship is the first of a new generation that will change expedition travel forever, Skjeldam said during the ceremony at Kleven Yards on the western coast of Norway.

Researchers to Explore Subsea Mountains in the Pacific

Researchers to Explore Subsea Mountains in the Pacific

Exploring the ocean depths is no easy feat, but engineers and videographers at the Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration (GFOE) are used to working in extreme environments. The GFOE has undertaken its first cruise of 2017, which set sail Feb. 16-, and runs through March 2, in support of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) American Samoa seamounts expedition.

FRC Bailey Barco Delivered to the USCG

FRC Bailey Barco Delivered to the USCG

The U.S. Coast Guard has taken delivery of USCGC Bailey Barco on February 7, 2017 in Key West, Fla. The vessel is scheduled to be commissioned in Ketchikan, Alaska in June, 2017.   USCGC Bailey Barco is the 22nd vessel in the Coast Guard's Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC), built by Bollinger Shipyards using an in-service parent craft design based on the Damen Stan Patrol Boat 4708.

All Hands on Deck: ROVs and AUVs Aid Search for Franklin

All Hands on Deck: ROVs and AUVs Aid Search for Franklin

Marine and subsea unmanned vehicle technology is playing an increasingly greater role in underwater archaeology, including the search for the historic shipwreck Franklin.   For centuries, the ever-changing sea ice of the Northwest Passage made the route through the Arctic Ocean unpredictable and, on occasions, virtually impassable.

A Time to Build & Refit

A Time to Build & Refit

The aging Pacific Northwest fishing fleet is either undergoing or about to undergo a long-overdo upgrade, judging by a major economic report commissioned by the Port of Seattle. Fisheries managers, seafood suppliers, yards and the supply chain all hope an accompanying surge in ship finance “lifts all boats”.

SCF's New Icebreaker Named Gennadiy Nevelskoy

SCF's New Icebreaker Named Gennadiy Nevelskoy

A naming ceremony was held January 30 for SCF Group’s new icebreaking platform supply vessel (IBSV), Gennadiy Nevelskoy, named after a famous explorer of the Sakhalin Island and the Russian Far East   Built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, the Russian flagged Gennadiy Nevelskoy (deadweight 3

Obama Administration Bars New Oil, Gas Exploration off Alaska

Obama Administration Bars New Oil, Gas Exploration off Alaska

The Obama administration on Friday blocked new exploration for oil and gas in Arctic waters, in a win for environmental groups that had fought development of the ecologically fragile region.   The Department of the Interior released a 2017 to 2022 leasing plan that blocked drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off northern Alaska.

AUVs Under Ice: Past Milestones, Promising Future

AUVs Under Ice: Past Milestones, Promising Future

The marine environments beneath ice are arguably some of the least accessible on earth. Ice is a formidable physical barrier that can range in thickness from centimeters to hundreds of meters—an impediment that has not diminished our desire to uncover the secrets that lie beneath.    In the heyday of manned submarines, under-ice was seen as an important operating theater

Exploring Alien Oceans with AUVs

Exploring Alien Oceans with AUVs

Shielded by a thick, brittle ice surface, a vast warm ocean hides beneath. Scientists consider Jupiter’s smallest moon, Europa, to be the most promising for alien life and have set in motion multiple concept ventures to design an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) which could successfully explore this remote, off-world environment.

Sir David Attenborough Lays Keel for New Polar Research Ship

Sir David Attenborough Lays Keel for New Polar Research Ship

U.K. shipbuilder Cammell Laird held one of the largest ceremonies in its history when Sir David Attenborough joined more than 1,000 people for the keel laying of the new £150 million polar research vessel.   Construction was officially started by the world-renowned naturalist and broadcaster, after whom the ship is named