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

Pressure Builds for Charge on Shipping Sector's CO2 Emissions

Pressure Builds for Charge on Shipping Sector's CO2 Emissions

The European Union, Canada, Japan and climate-vulnerable Pacific Island states are among 47 countries rallying support for a charge on the international shipping sector's greenhouse gas emissions, documents reviewed by Reuters showed.The documents, being discussed at an International Maritime Organization (IMO) meeting now entering a second week

Trinidad Government Hires Salvors to Recover Sunken Oil Barge

Trinidad Government Hires Salvors to Recover Sunken Oil Barge

Trinidad and Tobago has hired two remediation and salvage firms to help clean up an ongoing oil spill off Tobago and salvage the leaking barge, the country's Ministry of Energy said on Tuesday.It has been almost two weeks since the oil spill was first discovered off Tobago's Atlantic coast after a barge ran aground on a reef.

Sunken Ship Spilling Oil in Trinidad and Tobago

Sunken Ship Spilling Oil in Trinidad and Tobago

First responders and volunteers from Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday sought to contain an oil spill detected last week in the Caribbean country's waters and clean areas of Tobago island's coast already affected by the incident.Trinidad and Tobago's coast guard first spotted the spill on Feb.

Inside Wärtsilä’s Sustainable Technology Hub

Inside Wärtsilä’s Sustainable Technology Hub

“If we are to state our strategy in one word, it’s decarbonization,” said Juha Kytölä, director of R&D and engineering at Finnish tech company Wärtsilä. “What we are going toward is to supply the market with a portfolio of products that are ready for zero-carbon fuels.”In order to achieve its sustainability goals—including a 2030 target for carbon neutrality in its own operations—Wärtsilä has

Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

A barge carrying three trucks and 2,000 empty cooking gas cylinders lies stranded on the vast sand banks of a diminished Rio Negro river after running aground last month, highlighting the plight of river transport in the Amazon region hit by severe drought.Officials warned that low river levels risk disrupting grains exports from nearby farm states.

Nexans Aurora 2.0: Ulstein Verft to Build Another High End Cable Layer for Nexans

Nexans Aurora 2.0: Ulstein Verft to Build Another High End Cable Layer for Nexans

Nexans Marine Operations and the Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft have entered into a contract for the construction of a large DP3 cable-laying vessel, which will be an updated version of the Nexans Aurora vessel, delivered in 2021.The vessel is an ST-297 CLV design by Norway-based Skipsteknisk.

Cruise Ship Pulled Free After Running Aground in Greenland

Cruise Ship Pulled Free After Running Aground in Greenland

A luxury cruise ship that ran aground this week in a remote part of Greenland with 206 people on board was pulled free by a fishing trawler on Thursday.The Ocean Explorer cruise vessel had been stuck since Monday in mud and silt in the Alpefjord national park, some 1,400 km (870 miles) northeast of Greenland's capital Nuuk."We have just successfully become free now. ...

Expedition Cruise Ship Remains Stuck Aground in Greenland

A luxury cruise ship carrying 206 people remained stuck in a remote Greenland location on Wednesday after running aground earlier this week, the vessel's operator and rescue services said.The Danish military's Joint Arctic Command (JAC) said Tuesday's tide had failed to lift the 104-metre (341-foot) Ocean Explorer enough to free it.

Luxury Cruise Ship Runs Aground in Remote Greenland

A luxury cruise ship carrying 206 people has run aground in remote eastern Greenland with the nearest help by sea days away, the Danish military's Joint Arctic Command (JAC) said on Tuesday.The Ocean Explorer ran aground on Monday in Alpefjord in a national park some 1,400 km (870 miles) northeast of Greenland's capital Nuuk, the JAC said in a statement.There were no reports of injuries, JAC said.

Germany Approves Cosco Stake in Hamburg Port Terminal

Germany Approves Cosco Stake in Hamburg Port Terminal

Port logistics firm HHLA said on Wednesday the German government has cleared the purchase by China’s Cosco of a 24.9% stake in a container terminal in the sea port of Hamburg, amid a political row over Chinese investment in the German economy.A spokesperson for the German government said in a statement that Berlin had informed HHLA and Cosco that their reworked deal was compliant with a cabinet

Ulstein Verft Cuts First Steel for New and Improved Nexans Aurora Vessel

Ulstein Verft Cuts First Steel for New and Improved Nexans Aurora Vessel

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft and Nexans Marine Operations have marked the start of construction of a new DP3 cable-laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora in a steel cutting ceremony held on January 19, 2024.Four months after signing the shipbuilding contract, Nexans Marine Operations and Ulstein Verft officially started he construction of Nexans’ next cable laying vessel.

Red Rock to Supply Cranes for New Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Red Rock to Supply Cranes for New Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Norwegian offshore crane supplier Red Rock has been hired once again by Ulstein Verft to deliver upgraded crane package for a new and updated version of the DP3 cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora.The cable-laying vessel will feature a split turntable on deck capable of holding up to 10,000t of cable, an under-deck turntable with a 3,500t cable capacity.