AURORA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AURORA
    • Operator : IDC CHARTERS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Wood
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 160
  • Location
    • City : NEWPORT
    • STATE : RI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 43
    • Passenger Capacity : 80
  • Size
    • Register length : 78 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 101 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 75 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1947
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 253584

IDC CHARTERS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : WATCH HILL, RI TO MANIMET POINT, MA OUT TO THE "BOUNDARYLINE" AS DEFINED IN CFR 46; MOSTLY SAIL IN NARRAGANSETT BAY AND OUT A FEW MILES OFFSHORE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

China-Built Cruiser Delivered to Sunstone

China-Built Cruiser Delivered to Sunstone

China Merchants Heavy Industry has delivered an expedition cruise vessel to SunStone Ships, the first of its next-genn INFINITY-class vessel and perhaps more significantly China's firm entrance into the cruise ship building sector.The arrangement to bring this ship from drawing board to delivery slip is the culmination of marrying European cruise design and quality with Chinese ship-building

INSIGHTS: Edward C. Schwarz, ABB VP of Sales, New Builds

INSIGHTS: Edward C. Schwarz, ABB VP of Sales, New Builds

Based in Miramar, FL, ABB Vice President Ed Schwarz is today responsible for developing and leading the newly created new sales team for ABB in North America.He is the firm’s leading advocate for new build opportunities in US and Canada and more importantly, developing the business strategy necessary for bringing hybrid and electric solutions to North America market. A graduate of the U.S.

Can the Cruise Shipping Boom Continue?

Can the Cruise Shipping Boom Continue?

As the global cruise industry enjoys it most robust period of growth ever, the question invariably becomes: How long can it last?Cruising, which is a blend of the hospitality and maritime businesses, continues to grow at a historic pace. The Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook publication from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) projects a passenger count of 30 million in 2019 – up nearly

Nexans, Eversource, Ørsted Ink US OWF Deal

Nexans, Eversource, Ørsted Ink US OWF Deal

French cables manufacturer Nexans has signed a framework agreement with Denmark’s global offshore wind giant Ørsted A/S and New England utility Eversource Energy to take part in the offshore wind farm development in North America.According to the provider of cabling and connectivity solutions

NMAC Acquires 5 Product Tankers

NMAC Acquires 5 Product Tankers

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NMAC), a Greece owner and operator of tanker vessels, announced the agreement to acquire five product tankers in liquidation of Navios Europe I Inc.On November 22, 2019, an agreement was reached to liquidate Navios Europe I.  As of September 30, 2019, Navios Acquisition had a receivable of $32.3 million from Navios Europe I.

Ocean Yield Buys Ethylene Gas Carrier

Ocean Yield Buys Ethylene Gas Carrier

Norwegian shipowner Ocean Yield ASA has agreed to acquire Navigator Aurora, a 37,300 cbm ethylene gas carrier owned by Navigator Gas.According to agreement, the ship will be purchased for a total consideration of USD 69.75 million net of a seller’s credit, with a 13-year bareboat charter to a company 100% owned and guaranteed by Navigator Holdings - Navigator Gas.

ForSea Mercandia 4 to Become Freight-Only Ferry

ForSea Mercandia 4 to Become Freight-Only Ferry

Swedish ferry operator ForSea, the Helsingør-Helsingborg ferry service, has decided to convert Mercandia 4 from a passenger and freight vessel to a pure freight vessel."As a consequence, we will no longer offer retail and F&B services on Mercandia 4 as of 1 September 2019. This is a response to a long term decline in car and passenger traffic," the environmentally friendly ferry service said.

GC Rieber Shipping Nails Nexans Gig

GC Rieber Shipping Nails Nexans Gig

Norwegian offshore shipping company GC Rieber Shipping (RISH) has agreed with Nexans Skagerrak AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexans Norway AS, to enter into a ship management agreement for the cable laying vessel Nexans Skagerrak.The agreement also includes management of the Nexans’ state of the art cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora once it gets delivered from Ulstein yard in 2021

Second LNG-Fueled Ship for Containerships

Second LNG-Fueled Ship for Containerships

Containerships, subsidiary of CMA CGM, has taken delivery of its second LNG-powered containership, the Containerships Polar.As the second LNG-powered ship for Containerships and the CMA CGM Group, the Containerships Polar will be phased into the redesigned BALT 2 service in the Port of Rotterdam on June 23rd, 2019.

Aus Icebreaker Nearing Completion

Aus Icebreaker Nearing Completion

Preparations are ramping up for the arrival of Australia’s newest icebreaker, the RSV Nuyina. The Antarctic icebreaker is due to arrive in Hobart in 2020.RSV Nuyina will be the main lifeline to Australia’s Antarctic and sub-Antarctic research stations and the central platform of our Antarctic and Southern Ocean scientific research.

SunStone's Greg Mortimer Launched in China

SunStone's Greg Mortimer Launched in China

The launching ceremony of the ‘Greg Mortimer’, the first polar expedition cruise vessel in SunStone Ships’ INFINITY series, was held in the morning of 12 March at the CMHI yard, China.The steel cutting ceremony of ship number three in the series was also arranged yesterday, said a press release from Ulstein Group ASA, Norway based ship designer.

Shipbuilding: C/S Aurora Steel Cut

Shipbuilding: C/S Aurora Steel Cut

The first major milestone in the construction of Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, the C/S Aurora, was passed Monday, February 18, 2019, with the cutting of the first steel.“With this modernization we will further strengthen our ability to deliver green power for the future”, said Vincent Dessale, Senior Executive VP Subsea and Land Systems Business Group at Nexans.