WESTWARD TRADER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WESTWARD 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 : 7047
    • Full Load Capacity : 13426 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 376.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 96 Feet
    • Overall Length : 380 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 96 Feet
    • Load draft : 17.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2006
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1180000

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

BERING TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • 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

YUKON TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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.

First Icebreaking LNG Carrier Ready for Service

First Icebreaking LNG Carrier Ready for Service

The world’s first icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, Christophe de Margerie, has berthed at the gas terminal at Sabetta Port in Russia, becoming the first vessel to do so. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) in South Korea, the tanker was designed to order for SCF Group, specifically to serve Russia’s Yamal LNG project

Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Ship, Crew without Ransom

Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Ship, Crew without Ransom

Somali pirates released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew on Thursday, a Somali security official and the pirates said, bringing the first hijacking since 2012 to an unusually swift conclusion without the payment of a ransom.   The release followed a gunfight earlier in the day between the pirates and the marine force, and then intensive negotiations between the marine force

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.

LNG Floating Storage: A Passing Trend?

LNG Floating Storage: A Passing Trend?

At the end of 2015, global LNG production was approximately 35 bcf/d. By 2019, global supply is set to increase by 40 percent with the U.S. and Australia planning to bring another 15 bcf/d online. However, traditional markets like Europe and Northern Asia are experiencing no demand growth due to several factors, including price controls, competition from other fuels, and regulations.

Aframax Rates in Mediterranean Jump on Shortage of Ships

Aframax Rates in Mediterranean Jump on Shortage of Ships

Freight rates for Aframax tankers on Black Sea-Mediterranean and cross Mediterranean routes almost doubled on Friday to their highest since July, driven by demand for loadings at the end of November at a time when many Aframaxes are storing oil at sea.   Rates for these routes jumped to 120-140 Worldscale points (WS) from WS70-80 on Thursday, shipping reports showed.

Trump's Energy Policies Not Yet Defined: Kemp

Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election will trigger a race among journalists, analysts and traders to explain what it means for energy policy and markets. But the president-elect does not yet have clearly formed policies on most energy issues so the implications will become clear only in the weeks and months ahead as he starts to build an administration.