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

Australia's New Icebreaker is Being Towed to the Netherlands

Australia's New Icebreaker is Being Towed to the Netherlands

Australia’s new, nearly completed icebreaker built at Damen's Galati shipyard in Romania is traveling to the Netherlands to undergo final commissioning and sea trials that had been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.The Nuyina is currently under a month-long tow from Romania to the Dutch port of Vlissingen

TT Line Puts RoPax Orders on Hold as it Looks to Build Locally

TT Line Puts RoPax Orders on Hold as it Looks to Build Locally

Australian ferry operator TT Line has withdrawn from a memorandum of understanding with Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions for the construction of two new car and passenger ferries as it investigates options to build the vessels domestically.The Tasmanian government-owned operator, also known as Spirit of Tasmania

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries said its newest vessel, Island Aurora, officially entered service Thursday on the Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula (Vancouver Island-Cormorant Island-Malcolm Island) route. This follows last week’s start of service for sister vessel Island Discovery on the Texada Island-Powell River run.

Uruguay to Evacuate Crew of Coronavirus-hit Cruise Ship

Uruguay to Evacuate Crew of Coronavirus-hit Cruise Ship

The 86 crew members of the Greg Mortimer cruise ship, stranded in Uruguayan waters since March 27, began their evacuation to Montevideo on Tuesday following an outbreak of the new coronavirus on board, the government said.At least 37 positive cases of coronavirus were detected in the last several days, officials said, preventing plans for the ship to travel to the Spanish port of Las Palmas

Sea Trials for Australia's New Icebreaker Delayed Due to COVID-19

Sea Trials for Australia's New Icebreaker Delayed Due to COVID-19

Australia's newly built Antarctic icebreaking research and supply vessel (RSV) is nearly ready to be delivered, but its sea trials have been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) said.Construction of the ship commenced at Damen’s Galați shipyard in Romania in May 2017

Uruguay Transports Australians, New Zealanders from Virus-Hit Cruise Ship

Uruguay Transports Australians, New Zealanders from Virus-Hit Cruise Ship

Uruguay started on Friday to repatriate 112 Australians and New Zealanders from a cruise ship hit by coronavirus and stranded in the La Plata River near the capital of Montevideo since March 27, the government said.The operation began in the evening when the Greg Mortimer, an Antarctic cruise ship operated by Aurora Expeditions, docked in the port of Montevideo.

Icebreaker Aurora Australis Begins Final Voyage

Icebreaker Aurora Australis Begins Final Voyage

It's an end of an era for Australia’s Antarctic icebreaker RSV Aurora Australis, which departed Hobart earlier this week for its final voyage after 31 years of service to the Australian Antarctic Program.The ship’s final trip south will be a two-week voyage to resupply sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island and transport expeditioners.

PHOTO: Construction of Nexans Aurora 'Well Underway,' Ulstein Says

PHOTO: Construction of Nexans Aurora 'Well Underway,' Ulstein Says

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has shared the progress update on the construction of the next-gen cable layer the Nexans Aurora. According to Ulstein, the construction is "well underway.""During a time span of a few days in September 2020, the cable capstan has been installed, the painting process is ongoing and the thrusters are about to be installed," Ulstein said.

Nexans to Deliver Cables for Giant Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Nexans to Deliver Cables for Giant Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

French industrial cable supplier Nexans has been awarded a contract by SSE Renewables to deliver cables for the recently sanctioned 1,075 megawatt (MW) Seagreen offshore wind farm project.The contract calls for Nexans to design, manufacture and install the high voltage (HV) onshore and offshore export cables.

Nexans Aurora Cable Layer Blocks Fall into Place

Nexans Aurora Cable Layer Blocks Fall into Place

All the grand blocks for the Cable Laying Vessel (CLV) ‘Nexans Aurora’ have now been assembled at the hull yard, CRIST, Norway's Ulstein has informed. "Work tasks such as some steelwork, outfitting, and paintwork now need to be carried out before the hull can be towed to Ulstein Verft, Norway, for finalizing," Ulstein said Tuesday.

Aurora Expeditions Christens Sylvia Earle

Aurora Expeditions Christens Sylvia Earle

Aurora Expeditions, the luxury cruise company that offers services to Antarctica and Arctic,  will build a second expedition ship, the Sylvia Earle, scheduled to debut in October 2021.The 126-passenger vessel  named ‘Sylvia Earle’, to honor the renowned marine biologist, oceanographer and explorer.

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.