AURORA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AURORA
    • Operator : AURORA CHARTERS, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 740
  • Location
    • City : JUNEAU
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 10
    • Passenger Capacity : 11
  • Size
    • Register length : 34 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12 Feet
    • Overall Length : 34 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1139935

AURORA CHARTERS, LLC

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF ALASKA CAPE CLEARE TO GORE PT

News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.