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

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.

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.

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

Foss Maritime: Hard at Work in the Arctic

Foss Maritime: Hard at Work in the Arctic

As the oil industry awaits a much-needed rebound, Foss Maritime’s robust presence in the Arctic region underscores its commitment to the region, the environment, and a business plan that looks ahead to the next chapter.   Reports of the death of commercial Arctic activities have been greatly exaggerated.

Op-Ed: Alaska's Golden Offshore Opportunity

Op-Ed: Alaska's Golden Offshore Opportunity

Offshore energy presents a golden opportunity for Alaska and the United States.   As we enter the final quarter of the year, one of the last and most pressing pieces of business facing the Interior Department is to finalize its next offshore leasing program, which will specify exactly which parts of the United States’ Outer Continental Shelf will be open to oil and gas development between 2017

Giant CMA CGM Ship Vasco De Gama Runs Aground

Giant CMA CGM Ship Vasco De Gama Runs Aground

CMA CGM’s mega containership Vasco De Gama ran aground off the Port of Southampton on the UK’s south coast just after midnight on August 22, 2016, reported Fleetmon.   The damages of the  2015-built, 17,859 teu giant vessel are being assessed. There is no news on the damage as of yet.  During the accident there were no injured people and no water pollution.

ARIS Explorer Aids UXO Identification Mission

ARIS Explorer Aids UXO Identification Mission

Manufacturer of high-resolution acoustic imaging sonars Sound Metrics has supplied an ARIS Explorer 3000 to aid in the identification and classification of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) along the coastline of the North Sea, an area known to be particularly turbid due to strong currents and large amounts of sediment swept into the seabed by neighboring rivers.

Europa Acquires Shale Petroleum

Europa Acquires Shale Petroleum

Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc, the AIM listed oil and gas exploration, development and production company focused on Europe has completed the acquisition of Shale Petroleum (UK) Limited for a nominal consideration of £1.  As consequence of this acquisition Europa has increased its equity interest in PEDL299 and PEDL343 exploration licences awarded in the 14th UK Landward Licensing Round to 33.

BP Fixes ANS Lifting on Foreign Flagged Vessel

British oil company BP has chartered a foreign flagged vessel to transport Alaskan North Slope (ANS) crude, pending regulatory approvals, a spokeswoman for the company said by email on Monday. The company will receive required approvals from the State of Alaska and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) before the vessel sails, the spokeswoman added.

Vigor Delivers ATB Tug to Harley Marine

Vigor Delivers ATB Tug to Harley Marine

Vigor’s Seattle shipyard recently delivered a 95’ x 38’ x 16’, 3,000 hp ATB Twin Screw Tug, Dale R Lindsey, to Harley Marine Services Inc.   Designed by Elliot Bay Design Group for primary operation in Alaska, the ATB tug utilizes an Articouple FRM-43M coupler system to pair with the 20,000 barrel oil barge, Petro Mariner.