BERING TRADER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BERING TRADER
    • Operator : ALASKA MARINE LINES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 5372
    • Full Load Capacity : 10881 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 324 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 94 Feet
    • Overall Length : 344 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 94 Feet
    • Load draft : 16.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.3 Feet
    • Height : 45 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1077951

ALASKA MARINE LINES

  • Area of Operation : PUGET SOUND, SOUTHEAST ALASKA, COOK INLET AND WESTERN ALASKA; HAWAII
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL CARGO

NUNANIQ

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

CROSS POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIA B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOWELL S

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PADILLA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR CLOUD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR KING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR SCOUT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR STORM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR WIND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR WOLF

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRISTOL BAY TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHICHIGOF PROVIDER

  • Type : Container Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KENAI TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KOYUKUK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KVICHAK TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NAKNEK TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NUSHAGAK TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SHELIKOF TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SOUTHEAST TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TOGIAK TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTWARD TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

YUKON TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

LNG Tankers Divert to China as Winter Demand Spikes

LNG Tankers Divert to China as Winter Demand Spikes

China's LNG demand soars as tankers from the Americas divert to China.   Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is being re-exported to China from Japan and tankers are being diverted from as far away as Brazil, with traders rushing to find cargoes in the face of a supply crunch in the world's No.2 economy as winter bites.

Tankers Queue at PDVSA Ports as Delays Grow

Tankers Queue at PDVSA Ports as Delays Grow

An accumulation of tankers waiting to load around Venezuelan ports has grown in recent days as state-run oil company PDVSA struggles to deliver fuel oil for exports, according to traders and Reuters vessel tracking data.   Venezuela is heavily dependent on oil exports. PDVSA's revenue represents more than 90 percent of the South American country's revenue in foreign currency.

Oil Passes $65 on UK Pipeline Outage

Oil Passes $65 on UK Pipeline Outage

North Sea's Forties pipeline shut after cracks found; Forties crude underpins the Brent benchmark.   Oil rose above $65 a barrel for the first time since mid-2015 on Tuesday following a shutdown of the UK's biggest North Sea oil pipeline, which helps set the benchmark for global prices.

Retail Gasoline Prices Surge in Harvey's Choppy Wake

Retail Gasoline Prices Surge in Harvey's Choppy Wake

Nearly a quarter of U.S. refining capacity out; Motiva down for two weeks; Corpus Christi starts to reopen.   Retail U.S. gasoline prices hit two-year highs and global shipping routes were scrambled as the nation's largest refiners remained shut on Friday, even as Harvey was losing strength.   Major fuel pipelines feeding the U.S.

Harvey Throws a Wrench into US Energy Engine

Harvey Throws a Wrench into US Energy Engine

A hurricane in the heart of the U.S. energy industry is expected to upend years of U.S. excess oil capacity and low prices, with the impact expected to reverberate globally and affect energy markets for weeks.   Harvey hit the Texas shore as a fierce Category 4 hurricane, causing massive flooding that knocked out 11.2 percent of U.S. refining capacity, a quarter of oil production from the U.S.

Flurry of Vessels Booked After Dutch Refinery Outage

Flurry of Vessels Booked After Dutch Refinery Outage

At least 10 tankers booked from Mideast to Europe; freight rate for clean tankers up 11 percent from Monday.   Oil traders are rushing to secure vessels to ship refined fuel from the Middle East to Europe after a Dutch refinery outage made the route profitable, pushing freight rates to multi-month highs, traders and shipbrokers said on Thursday.

Low Water hinders Rhine, Danube River Shipping

Low Water hinders Rhine, Danube River Shipping

Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remain low despite recent rain and freight vessels cannot sail fully loaded on the German sections of the rivers, traders said on Tuesday.   The Rhine is too shallow for normal sailings south of Duisburg and Cologne to Switzerland, traders said.

Oil Rebalancing: Delayed Rather than Derailed?

Oil Rebalancing: Delayed Rather than Derailed?

Oil market rebalancing has been pushed back by a few months rather than pushed off course, if recent movements in crude futures prices are to be believed.   Brent futures prices for June delivery have risen in 10 of the last 11 trading sessions by a total of more than $5 per barrel.

OPEC's War On Oil Overhang Starts to Bear Fruit

OPEC's War On Oil Overhang Starts to Bear Fruit

OPEC appears to be slowly winning the battle against a global overhang of crude and oil products as inventories in onshore and floating storage decline. The price of oil may not reflect this just yet, as Brent crude futures are struggling to recover its losses for the year to date and break above $55 a barrel.

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”.

Traders Rush to Ship US Oil as Export Window to Asia Opens

Traders Rush to Ship US Oil as Export Window to Asia Opens

Oil majors and trading houses are set to ship an unprecedented volume of U.S. crude oil to Asia in coming weeks, boosting already high flows to the region due to higher prices from OPEC production cuts.   Traders have estimated that some 700,000 to 900,000 barrels per day is set to leave the United States in February, with the majority of the cargoes headed to Asia.

Modernization of The U.S. Fishing Fleet

Modernization of The U.S. Fishing Fleet

Coming in the January 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News is an insightful report on the modernization of the U.S. Fishing Fleet, with a focus on the ubiquitous Pacific Northwest. Modernization of the North Pacific Fishing Fleet, a study by The McDowell Group for the Port of Seattle, has made the rounds and given weight to the idea that a major fleet upgrade really is underway.