ARCTIC BEAR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ARCTIC BEAR
    • Operator : 3800189
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1700
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 99
  • Size
    • Register length : 85.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 88.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 11 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 45 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 639265

CORDOVA PROVIDER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STICKEEN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ARCTIC GULL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KRYSTAL SEA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KUSKO SCOUT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALASKA PROVIDER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

World's Largest Nuclear Icebreaker Embarks on Arctic Voyage

World's Largest Nuclear Icebreaker Embarks on Arctic Voyage

A nuclear-powered ice breaker Russia says is the world’s largest and most powerful set off on Tuesday on a two-week journey to the Arctic as part of Moscow’s efforts to tap the region’s commercial potential.Known as Arktika, the nuclear icebreaker left St. Petersburg and headed for the Arctic port of Murmansk, a journey that marks its entry into Russia’s icebreaker fleet.

Arctic LNG 2 Partners Charter 14 LNG Carriers

Arctic LNG 2 Partners Charter 14 LNG Carriers

Russian gas giant Novatek has informed that its Arctic LNG 2 joint venture has entered into long-term charter agreements for 14 Arc7 ice-class LNG tankers.The Arctic LNG 2 partners have signed the charter agreements will SMART LNG, a joint venture established in September 2019 between NOVATEK and PAO Sovcomflot.

US Icebreaker Suffers Fire, Engine Failure

US Icebreaker Suffers Fire, Engine Failure

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20) is making an early return to its Seattle homeport, and its future Arctic operations have been canceled after the 21-year-old medium icebreaker suffered a fire in one of its main propulsion motors last week.The electrical fire was reported at 9:30 p.m.

Canada's First Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Delivered

Canada's First Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Delivered

The first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), Harry DeWolf, was delivered to the Government of Canada on July 31, 2020, in Halifax, N.S.Built by Irving Shipbuilding, the new 6,615-metric-ton, 103.6-meter ship is the largest vessel ever built in Canada in a combat package as well as the largest Navy vessel built in the country in more than 50 years.

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

Two Canadian shipyards have joined forces in a bid for the contract to deliver the next polar icebreaker under Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS).Seaspan Shipyards (Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd.) and Heddle Shipyards (Heddle Marine Service Inc.) announced Tuesday they will big as partners to build the Canadian Coast Guard’s future polar icebreaker to replace the decades old CCGS Louis S.

Unique Arctic Journey for Russian LNG Carrier

Unique Arctic Journey for Russian LNG Carrier

Sovcomflot's Arc7 ice-class Christophe de Margerie liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier has made history by successfully transiting the Eastbound ice-covered part of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in May, carrying LNG from Novatek's Yamal LNG project to China.The Russian vessel owner said the event marked the first time in the history of the shipping industry that a large-capacity vessel of this

Eye on Design: A Titanium USS Enterprise (NCC-1701 that is)

Eye on Design: A Titanium USS Enterprise (NCC-1701 that is)

Dennis Bryant provided a link to a story about the USCG Cutter Bear in his March 18, 2020 newsletter. It is a great story about a great ship with a great Captain (Michael Healy) and a great crew. It shows that the right combination of ship and crew can perform miracles.This one ship, its Captain (and his wife who often shipped with him)

Mammoet Lands its ‘Biggest Ever’ Contract at Arctic LNG 2 Project

Mammoet Lands its ‘Biggest Ever’ Contract at Arctic LNG 2 Project

Dutch heavy lift and transportation company Mammoet has said it has won its largest-ever contract at the Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia.Mammoet said Monday the contract was awarded by Technip-led joint venture NovArctic in cooperation with Saipem and NIPIgas. Under the contract, Mammoet will be responsible for unloading, transportation

Bollinger Delivers ATB to Crowley

Bollinger Delivers ATB to Crowley

Crowley Fuels took delivery Tuesday of its new Alaska Class 100,000-barrel, articulated tug-barge (ATB), which will be used to transport petroleum products for the Alaska market, from Bollinger Shipyards.Crowley will operate the 483-foot ATB for Alaska-based Petro Star Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) under a long-term charter.

USCG Polar Security Cutters: The History and Future

USCG Polar Security Cutters: The History and Future

The good news is that work has commenced on the first new heavy polar icebreaker for the United States Coast Guard in 43 years. The bad news is that when it enters service, projected to occur in FY2024, it will be the first new heavy polar icebreaker for the USCG in 47 years.Meanwhile, Russia has approximately 30 active polar icebreakers, including four that are nuclear powered.

SHI Wins Two Ice-class Tanker Order

SHI Wins Two Ice-class Tanker Order

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries Co (SHI) has won a 187.5 billion-won (US$158 million) order to build a two ice-class oil tankers.According to a regulatory filing,  under the deal with a European shipper, Samsung Heavy will deliver two Aframax tankers by March 2022.

USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

The Coast Guard needs a ship that can do more than just break ice; it needs a multi-mission ship to provide for the nation’s security, asserting its sovereign rights, and protecting its long-term economic interests.  That ship is the Polar Security Cutter.Since Russia cashed the check in 1867 for the purchase of Alaska the U.S. has been an Arctic nation.