COLUMBIA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : COLUMBIA
    • Operator : COLUMBIA STAR, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 750
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 65
    • Full Load Capacity : 40 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 16
  • Size
    • Register length : 83.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 96 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 12 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1978
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 596791

COLUMBIA STAR, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF COAST OF TEXAS AND LOUISIANA TO A MAXIMUM OF 200 NAUTICAL MILES OFFSHORE
  • Principal Commodity : COMPANY PERSONNEL, EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

ATLANTIS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

BRUTUS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CAESAR

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CYCLOPS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

HERCULES

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

NEPTUNE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

ORION

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

PEGASUS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

RMS CITATION

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

TRITON

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

VICTORY

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Weather Hampering Efforts to Board Fire-stricken Containership off Canada

Weather Hampering Efforts to Board Fire-stricken Containership off Canada

Bad weather off Canada's Pacific Coast on Monday prevented a salvage crew from boarding a cargo ship where several containers of chemicals burned over the weekend, the coast guard said.Sixteen crew members were evacuated from the MV Zim Kingston on Saturday. Five remained onboard to fight the fire, which was largely under control by late Sunday.

Fire Breaks Out on Containership off British Columbia

Fire Breaks Out on Containership off British Columbia

A container fire that broke out on Saturday on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia is smoldering and appears to be under control, Canadian Coast Guard officials said on Sunday.Sixteen crew members were evacuated from the MV Zim Kingston on Saturday, while five remained onboard to fight the fire.

Workforce Development: Apprenticeship Programs Help Build the Fleet

Workforce Development: Apprenticeship Programs Help Build the Fleet

Naval shipyards and industry partners see business growing, but finding enough trained and qualified workers is a challenge.General Dynamics Electric Boat will invest $1.7 billion to modernize and upgrade its Quonset, R.I. and Groton, Conn., facilities over the next ten years,” said Sean Davies , vice president for EB’s Quonset Point Operations.

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

In the United States, it is a frustrating time to be in the government shipbuilding business. Even though America depends upon maritime commerce and faces growing security risks at sea, shipbuilding is just not a major national focus.Up to now, shipbuilders have had it pretty good. For the past several years, big naval shipbuilders have enjoyed steady growth and strong performance.

The Crew Change Crisis is Getting Worse

The Crew Change Crisis is Getting Worse

The crew change crisis that has been plaguing the maritime industry for more than a year and a half is raging on and only getting worse, data from 10 of the world's top ship managers suggests.The number of seafarers onboard vessels beyond the expiry of their contract has continued rising from 7.2% to 8.

Batteries Installed on Auckland's New Electric Tug

Batteries Installed on Auckland's New Electric Tug

Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam recently installed the batteries aboard a fully-electric Reversed Stern Drive tug being built for New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland.In total, some 2,240 batteries, totaling 2,784 kWh, were installed. With this, the RSD-E Tug 2513, named Sparky, will carry out two or more berthing/unberthing operations with up to 70 tonnes bollard pull on a single charge.

US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

The Transportation Department said on Tuesday it was evaluating whether a temporary waiver of the Jones Act is needed to ensure sufficient gasoline supply to some U.S. states after the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline."The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has started the work needed to enable consideration of a temporary and targeted waiver of the Jones Act," the department said.

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

The Canadian government on Thursday promised to build two Arctic icebreakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will help decide an election considered likely this year.The ruling Liberals, citing the need to boost Canada's Arctic footprint as global warming opens up the region

Passenger Vessel Operators Looking Forward

Passenger Vessel Operators Looking Forward

As we take a breath and collectively step into 2021, I’m choosing to be optimistic and focus on the opportunities ahead. Trust me, that’s not easy to say. Even as we are still experiencing a global pandemic which has devastated both the health and financial safety of our families, friends, employees, businesses, and communities. We may be down, but I say don’t lose hope.

US Coast Guard 'Alarmed' By Mariners Turning Off AIS

US Coast Guard 'Alarmed' By Mariners Turning Off AIS

The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday issued a warning to mariners and commercial fisherman about the dangers and legal consequences of switching off their Automated Identification Systems (AIS), citing concern over a growing number of vessels operating with the tracking equipment disabled.

Biden Expected to Roll Back Trump's Offshore Energy Rollbacks

Biden Expected to Roll Back Trump's Offshore Energy Rollbacks

Joe Biden could erase much of President Donald Trump’s four-year legacy of energy and climate deregulation with the stroke of his pen, according to regulatory experts, but replacing it with something new and durable may prove trickier.Trump’s rollbacks are on shaky ground because most were done not through Congressional lawmaking but via presidential executive orders that can be easily torn up

General Dynamics Awarded $9.47 Bln Submarine Construction Contract

General Dynamics Awarded $9.47 Bln Submarine Construction Contract

General Dynamics Corp was awarded a $9.47 billion contract for the construction of Columbia class submarines, moving the U.S. Navy's top procurement priority out of the early-construction phase, the Pentagon said on Thursday.The contract for the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines covers the move to full construction of the first ship in the class, the USS Columbia