COLUMBIA GORGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : COLUMBIA GORGE
    • Operator : AMERICAN WATERWAYS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : CASCADE LOCKS
    • STATE : OR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 92
    • Full Load Capacity : 100 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 599
  • Size
    • Register length : 119.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32.9 Feet
    • Overall Length : 145.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 58 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1983
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 661888

AMERICAN WATERWAYS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : RICHARD, WA @ MILE MARKER 338 (COLUMBIA RIVER) ICE HARBOR DAM @ MILE MARKER 10 (SNAKE RIVER)BETWEEN LAKE OSWEGO/ELK ROCK & MM 14 & KELLY POINT OUT MM 0 BETWEEN ASTORIA @ MM 0 COLUMBIA RIVER & BONNEVILLE @ MILE MARKER 180
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CRYSTAL DOLPHIN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

EXPLORER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

PORTLAND SPIRIT

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

WILLAMETTE STAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

Pandemic Forces Virtual Safety Checks for Oil Tankers

Pandemic Forces Virtual Safety Checks for Oil Tankers

Ship assessors are resorting to virtual inspections of oil tankers to keep vessels afloat, as the coronavirus pandemic makes physical visits to check for seaworthiness tougher and a slump in fuel demand increases the need for ships as storage.Oil tankers require rigorous inspections twice a year to reduce the risk of oil spills or mechanical collapse with polluting cargoes onboard.

BC Ferries Orders LNG-powered Ferry

BC Ferries Orders LNG-powered Ferry

BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. a contract to build an additional liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled vessel scheduled to go into service in the Southern Gulf Islands in 2022.This vessel will be identical to the three Salish Class vessels built by Remontowa for BC Ferries in 2016.“Our Clean Futures Plan is our path to replace diesel fuels with clean erenergy options.

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel capsized on Saturday with four crew members aboard near Pier 39 in Astoria, Ore.Four Coast Guardsmen were aboard the 26-foot Coast Guard Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat conducting routine operations when the vessel reportedly encountered a series of heavy wakes that came over the bow, which resulted in an unrecoverable starboard list that capsized the vessel

For Fireboats, The Heat is On

For Fireboats, The Heat is On

These days, cost-conscious municipalities across the fruited plain, from sea to shining sea, are ordering new waterborne assets to cover their many local responsibilities. When they do, they want ‘more bang for their buck,’ combining multiple missions – and the equipment that makes it all possible – onto one hull.

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

Canadian ferry owner and operator British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries) has made a further order of four additional electric-battery hybrid Island Class vessels from a major European shipyard.The ferry corporation announced that Damen Shipyards Group of the Netherlands has been awarded the contract to build the new vessels.

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain.In the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis point. Congestion at the big hub ports, exacerbated by imperfect intermodal interfaces with surface transport serving cargo hinterlands is at the heart of the matter.

Labor Spat at Vancouver Ends as Deal Reached

Labor Spat at Vancouver Ends as Deal Reached

Longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, were locked out on Thursday in a labor dispute over technology changes, temporarily grinding most shipping there to a halt. The lockout ended in a deal on Thursday with their employer after a few hours, the workers' union said.

Columbia Class Subs Take Shape in Virginia

Columbia Class Subs Take Shape in Virginia

A plasma-burning machine cut the first steel plate that will be used to build Columbia (SSBN 826), the lead ballistic missile submarine. As Newport News continues its digital transformation, the event also marked the first class of submarines that will be built using fully digital blueprints.“Today is a historic day,” said Jason Ward, Newport News’ vice president for Columbia-class construction.

PSA International Buys Canada's Halterm

PSA International Buys Canada's Halterm

Singapore-based port operator PSA International has completed the acquisition of Halterm Container Terminal in the Port of Halifax, Canada, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners."PSA International Pte Ltd concluded the purchase of the terminal from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners after formal approval by regulatory authorities, " said a PSA news release issued on Wednesday night.

Island Tug Adds New Z-drive ATB

Island Tug Adds New Z-drive ATB

Island Tug and Barge, a subsidiary of Tidewater Canada, said that its  second new articulated tug barge (ATB) push tug Island Regent entered service at the end of June pushing the double hulled refined petroleum products barge, ITB Reliant.The West Coast's largest bulk transporter of refined petroleum products said that the vessel was christened June 20th at Island Tug’s facility in Burrard

Volvo Penta Powers New Transporter in BC

Volvo Penta Powers New Transporter in BC

Reliable performance was a prime prerequisite for the new transporter recently built for the Gitga’at First Nation community located in a remote region of northwest British Columbia.That’s one of the main reasons why Volvo Penta diesels were specified for the new boat.The new 55-ft.

SST Tsimshian Warrior Blessed

SST Tsimshian Warrior Blessed

SAAM SMIT Canada Inc. (SST Canada) held a blessing ceremony for a new RAstar 3200-W escort tug named SST Tsimshian Warrior built by Turkey’s UZMAR Shipyard.This new Robert Allan Ltd. designed tug brings formidable capabilities to the west coast of British Columbia, Canada.Principally intended to serve AltaGas’ newly opened LPG terminal