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

Australia’s New Icebreaker Begins Journey Home

Australia’s New Icebreaker Begins Journey Home

Australia’s new icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, has begun its 24,000-kilometer voyage from the Netherlands to its new home port of Hobart. The vessel will be the main lifeline to Australia’s Antarctic and sub-Antarctic research stations and the central platform of the Australian Antarctic Division's Antarctic and Southern Ocean scientific research.

Ever Given Operator Says More Time Needed for Ship Release

Ever Given Operator Says More Time Needed for Ship Release

The operator of a giant cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March said on Thursday that it would take more time for the vessel to be released from detainment while a final agreement with Egyptian authorities was being concluded.The Japanese owners and insurers of the ship were locked in a compensation dispute with the Suez Canal Authority (SCA)

CDC Advances Plan for Resumption of US Cruise Operations

CDC Advances Plan for Resumption of US Cruise Operations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has begun a key step for the eventual resumption of U.S. cruise industry operations by issuing new technical instructions.In October, the CDC issued Conditional Sailing Order for operators, which acted as a guidance for a phased resumption of cruise ship passenger operations.

What Happens When There Is an Oil Spill at Sea?

What Happens When There Is an Oil Spill at Sea?

Clean-up crews worked on Wednesday to contain an oil spill in the Yellow Sea near the Chinese port city of Qingdao, a day after a tanker carrying around a million barrels of bitumen mix collided with a bulk vessel.While a preliminary study by Chinese maritime officials estimated about 500 tonnes (3,420 barrels) of oil had been spilled

Höegh Autoliners to Launch Ammonia-ready Car Carrier

Höegh Autoliners to Launch Ammonia-ready Car Carrier

Höegh Autoliners is setting out to build what it claims will be the world's largest and greenest car carrier vessel.The shipping company said it has entered a memorandum of understanding Chinese shipyard Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry targeting first vessel delivery by the end of 2023.

U.S. Sets 30 GW Offshore Wind Target

U.S. Sets 30 GW Offshore Wind Target

The Biden administration on Monday unveiled a goal to expand the nation’s fledgling offshore wind energy industry in the coming decade by opening new areas to development, accelerating permits, and boosting public financing for projects.The plan is part of President Joe Biden’s broader effort to eliminate U.S.

Rauma Shipyard Resumes Operations After Coronavirus Outbreak

Rauma Shipyard Resumes Operations After Coronavirus Outbreak

Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) said it resumed production on Thursday after it paused operations last week following a COVID-19 outbreak among its workforce.The company halted production last Friday after a cluster of coronavirus infections was discovered at the Rauma shipyard. Authorities tested all shipyard employees and quarantined those who had been exposed to the virus.

Samsung Heavy Settles Brazil Graft Investigation for $149M

Samsung Heavy Settles Brazil Graft Investigation for $149M

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries agreed to pay 812 million reais ($148.56 million) in a leniency deal with Brazilian authorities to settle corruption investigations, federal prosecutors said late on Monday.On its website, the prosecutor's office said the deal was part of a global negotiation between the company and U.S.

Australia's New Icebreaker Starts Sea Trials

Australia's New Icebreaker Starts Sea Trials

Australia’s newly completed icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, has left the Netherlands port of Vlissingen to commence trials in the North Sea.The start of the month-long sea trials, which had been pushed back due to delays stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, will be followed by additional weeks of deepwater trials involving the Australian Antarctic Division, ship managers Serco and shipbuilder Damen.

US Moves to Loosen Safety Rules for Arctic Offshore Drilling

US Moves to Loosen Safety Rules for Arctic Offshore Drilling

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska to ease the way for petroleum extraction in the region, an effort that President-elect Joe Biden will likely throw out once in office.The proposal would revise a suite of Obama-era rules crafted to improve safety in the extreme conditions of the Arctic after a

VIDEO: Meyer Werft Delivers Iona, Lagest Cruise Ship Ever Built for UK Market

VIDEO: Meyer Werft Delivers Iona, Lagest Cruise Ship Ever Built for UK Market

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft shipyard last Friday delivered to P&O Cruises the cruise ship Iona, dubbed the largest cruise ship ever built for the UK market.Apart from being the largest, with 185,000 tonnes, 345 meters in length with 17 guest decks, Iona is also the first British cruise ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).

US Gulf Platforms Shutting as Hurricane Delta Strengthens

US Gulf Platforms Shutting as Hurricane Delta Strengthens

Energy companies were securing offshore production platforms and evacuating workers on Tuesday, some for the sixth time this year, as a major hurricane took aim at U.S. oil production in the Gulf of Mexico.Hurricane Delta, the 25th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season, was churning in the Caribbean with sustained winds of 140 miles per hour (225 kph)