ALASKAN FRONTIER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALASKAN FRONTIER
    • 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 : 193700 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 : 2005
    • EQUIP2 : 2-20 LT CRANES
    • EQUIP1 : 2 MAIN CARGO PMP
    • Coast Guard Number : 1154199

ALASKA TANKER COMPANY, LLC

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

ALASKAN EXPLORER

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ALASKAN LEGEND

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ALASKAN NAVIGATOR

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

News

Academia’s Climate Change Challenge is Far from Academic

Academia’s Climate Change Challenge is Far from Academic

Highlighted in Marine Technology Reporter's MTR100 is the work and technology ongoing in the halls of academia. The most recent report released by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change emphasized our warming planet, an expected announcement for many in the scientific community.

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.

US Explores Wind Energy Potential in Gulf of Mexico

US Explores Wind Energy Potential in Gulf of Mexico

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it will explore the potential of offshore wind energy development in the Gulf of Mexico, part of its goal to supercharge growth in clean energy over the next decade."This is an important first step to see what role the Gulf may play in this exciting frontier,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said in a statement.

The Race is On to Pioneer Hydrogen Shipping

The Race is On to Pioneer Hydrogen Shipping

Hydrogen is touted as an inevitable green fuel of the future. Tell that to the people who'll have to ship it across the globe at hyper-cold temperatures close to those in outer space.Yet that is exactly what designers are attempting to do.In the biggest technological challenge for merchant shipping in decades

'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

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.

Deployment of World's First Hydrogen Tanker Delayed

Deployment of World's First Hydrogen Tanker Delayed

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd expects shipment of its first cargo of liquefied hydrogen from Australia to Japan could be delayed until the summer due to the pandemic, a company spokesman said on Wednesday.A A$500 million ($391 million) pilot project, led by Kawasaki Heavy and backed by the Japanese and Australian governments

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

The global offshore wind industry has been picking up pace unabated by the global pandemic, with industry investments growing and offshore wind turbine makers competing on who'll build a larger turbine. With offshore wind turbines, bigger is better, Rystad said recently.Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa in May 2020 announced it was working on developing wind turbines with up to 15MW

VIDEO: Floating Offshore Wind: Opportunities & Challenges

VIDEO: Floating Offshore Wind: Opportunities & Challenges

The floating offshore wind industry, still considered nascent with around 100MW installed capacity - and minuscule compared to the installed capacity of its „older brother,“ - that is the conventional, fixed bottom offshore wind industry (29GW at 2019 end) - is showing promise and is expected to take off big time by the end of the decade.

Video: In Offshore Wind, Size Matters

Video: In Offshore Wind, Size Matters

The offshore wind industry has made great strides to become a cost-competitive option for grid and off-grid energy solutions. And today, the industry is growing faster than ever before, both in the well-established European market and in newer ones such as in China, Taiwan, Japan and the U.S.

Analyzing Boat Maintenance Data Isn’t Rocket Science… Or Is It?

Analyzing Boat Maintenance Data Isn’t Rocket Science… Or Is It?

Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) operates hundreds of boats all the way from a 7-meter Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to a 78-foot patrol boat, as well as construction equipment such as cranes, bulldozers, pumps, cranes, vehicles and chain saws and Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) equipment.Maintaining all of it comes under the watchful eye of Force Maintenance Director Dave Noel.

Bomb Threat Aboard Ferry in Juneau, Alaska

Bomb Threat Aboard Ferry in Juneau, Alaska

A suspect has been taken into custody following a bomb scare aboard a passenger car ferry in Juneau, Alaska, Wednesday morning.At 6:49 a.m., U.S. Coast Guard watchstanders received a call from the captain of the LeConte, reporting a bomb threat aboard the ferry scheduled to depart Juneau. Coast Guard law enforcement personnel conducted a security sweep of the vessel and found no credible threats.