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

World First: Saildrone Captures Video from inside a Cat 4 Hurricane

World First: Saildrone Captures Video from inside a Cat 4 Hurricane

Saildrone Inc. and NOAA have released the first video footage gathered by an uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) from inside a major hurricane barreling across the Atlantic Ocean.The Saildrone Explorer SD 1045 was directed into the midst of Hurricane Sam, a category 4 hurricane.  SD1045 is battling 50 ft.

Rescuers Searching for 49 Missing after Cyclone Sinks Oilfield Barge Offshore India

Rescuers Searching for 49 Missing after Cyclone Sinks Oilfield Barge Offshore India

Naval vessels and aircraft scoured the waters off India's west coast late on Wednesday after the most powerful cyclone in more than two decades battered the region, sinking an oilfield accommodation barge and killing 26 aboard, authorities said.Cyclone Tauktae unleashed waves of up to 25 feet (7.

VIDEO: Up Close and Personal with Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard

VIDEO: Up Close and Personal with Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard

Ocean explorer and scientist Dr. Robert D. Ballard opens up on his personal life and his world-famous ocean discoveries like never before in his new book, “Into the Deep.” Best known as ‘the man who found the Titanic,’ Marine Technology Reporter had the opportunity to interview Ballard on the contents of the book

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

A derelict tugboat abandoned near Juneau, Alaska since 2016, has been towed to sea and scuttled in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Lumberman had been causing problems for locals since it was abandoned in the Gastineau channel five years ago, and the decision was made to dispose of the vessel at sea after the 107-foot steel hulled tugboat was determined to be derelict and a

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

A privately funded mission has found, surveyed and filmed the USS Johnston, the world’s deepest known shipwreck, offshore Samar Island in the Philippines Sea.The expedition was backed by Victor Vescovo, is an entrepreneur, explorer and retired U.S. Navy Commander who personally piloted his submersible DSV Limiting Factor down to the wreck during two separate, eight-hour dives 21,180 feet (6

MSC Reaffirms Commitment to Avoid Arctic Shipping Routes

MSC Reaffirms Commitment to Avoid Arctic Shipping Routes

Container shipping giant MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company doubled down on its position to avoid sending its vessels through the Northern Sea Route and urged others to follow suit, citing environmental concerns.“As a responsible company, this was an obvious decision for us,” said MSC CEO, Soren Toft.

TECH FILE: Acoustic Tech Used to Understand Climate Change in the Arctic

TECH FILE: Acoustic Tech Used to Understand Climate Change in the Arctic

Major changes are occurring in the ocean. Climate change and subsequent melting sea ice are not necessarily good changes. Why are acoustic Doppler current profilers an invaluable tool to get a complete picture of the Arctic’s changing wave conditions in the context of climate change?In the Arctic, the end-of-summer sea ice extent in 2020 was the second-lowest in the last 42 years.

Hybrid Tour Boat Catches Fire in Norway

Hybrid Tour Boat Catches Fire in Norway

A hybrid-electric tour vessel caught fire off Norway's southern coast on Thursday, and while the flames have been extinguished, local authorities fear the situation could deteriorate in the days ahead.Authorities said the fire broke out in or near starboard battery compartment and engine room aboard the 24-meter catamaran MS Brim, operated by Brim Explorer, on Thursday afternoon

Venezuela's Oil Exports Fall to New Low

Venezuela's Oil Exports Fall to New Low

Venezuela's oil exports fell to a historic low of 359,000 barrels per day (bpd) in October as most of state-run PDVSA's long-term clients paused trade to meet a U.S. deadline to halt business with the firm, according to data seen by Reuters on Monday.The United States set an October-November deadline for PDVSA's long-term customers - including Italy Eni

Marella Explorer 2: First Cruise Ship Since 2019 to Arrive in Port of Cromarty Firth

Marella Explorer 2: First Cruise Ship Since 2019 to Arrive in Port of Cromarty Firth

The Scottish Port of Cromarty Firth is set to welcome its first cruise ship since 2019 with the arrival of the Marella Explorer 2 on July 25.The news comes as the Scottish cruise sector prepares to resume operations after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that Scotland will switch to Level Zero on Monday (July 19).

Second INFINITY Class Expedition Cruise Ship Delivered to SunStone

Second INFINITY Class Expedition Cruise Ship Delivered to SunStone

Expedition cruise ships operator SunStone Ships announced it has taken delivery of its second INFINITY Class vessel, Ocean Explorer, from China Merchants Heavy Industry's yard in Haimen.The newbuild will soon make its way to Manilla to pick up crew, followed by a short stop in Malta to get the remaining hotel crew and supplies before commencing cruises from Poole in the U.K. in late August.

NOAA's New Ocean Exploration Ship to Be Based in Newport, RI

NOAA's New Ocean Exploration Ship to Be Based in Newport, RI

Newport, R.I. has been chosen as the future homeport for a new NOAA oceanographic research vessel being built for the agency. Discoverer will be a state-of-the-art ship that operates around the nation and the world to study and explore the ocean.“Discoverer will be one of the world’s most advanced research vessels,” said Rear Adm.