DESERT REFLECTION

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DESERT REFLECTION
    • Operator : ARAMARK - LAKE POWELL RESORTS & MARINAS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : LAKE POWELL
    • STATE : AZ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 32
    • Full Load Capacity : 41 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 60
  • Size
    • Register length : 52 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 52 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15.7 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 932092

ARAMARK - LAKE POWELL RESORTS & MARINAS

  • Area of Operation : GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA: LAKE POWELL
  • Principal Commodity : GASOLINE

CANYON EXPLORER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

CANYON ODYSSEY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

CANYON PRINCESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

CHARLES HALL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

DESERT SHADOW

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

ETHEL G

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

NONNE ZOSHI

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

FRANK B

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

FUEL FERRY

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

PUSH TOY

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

China Ramps Up LSFO Production 30%, backing Bunker Fuel Hub Ambitions

China Ramps Up LSFO Production 30%, backing Bunker Fuel Hub Ambitions

China more than halved the volume of export quotas for refined fuel, predominantly gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel, under the first allotment for 2022, while raising the allowances for low-sulphur fuel oil by 30%, industry sources said on Tuesday.The deep cuts to refined fuel, largely expected by the market

Does the US Have the Right to Sail Warships Through the South China Sea?

Does the US Have the Right to Sail Warships Through the South China Sea?

Images of what appeared to be U.S. warships emerged from China last month, but they were not anywhere near an ocean. In fact, they were thousands of kilometers away, in a desert in western China.Military experts said the mock-ups of U.S. warships were part of a new target range developed by the People’s Liberation Army.

Container Shipping: China-US Box Rates Eclipse $20,000 Mark, a Record

Container Shipping: China-US Box Rates Eclipse $20,000 Mark, a Record

Container shipping rates from China to the United States have scaled fresh highs above $20,000 per 40-foot box as rising retailer orders ahead of the peak U.S. shopping season add strain to global supply chains.The acceleration in Delta-variant COVID-19 outbreaks in several counties has slowed global container turnaround rates.

MPC Container Ships to Acquire Songa Container

MPC Container Ships to Acquire Songa Container

MPC Container Ships ASA (MPCC) announced it has reached a deal to acquire fellow Norwegian-based container shipping company Songa Container AS for $210.25 million on a debt and cash free basis. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of July 2021.Upon closing, MPCC will acquire Songa’s fleet of 11 container vessels, with an average size of 2,250 TEU and an average age of 11.

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

“I hold no branch in higher esteem, than the Merchant Marine…”That is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific in WWII. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day. Inasmuch if it were not for our glorious Merchant Marine and maritime industry, we may not even have been a nation at all.

Reflections on the Trends That Have Shaped the Maritime Industry

Reflections on the Trends That Have Shaped the Maritime Industry

This will be my last monthly article for Maritime Reporter & Engineering News. I started writing these articles in early 2002, just over 19 years ago and during that time I have written over 228 articles, missing only one month when my grandson was hospitalized. (I have also written about 6,200 of my (almost) daily newsletters.

VIDEO: Up Close and Personal with Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard

VIDEO: Up Close and Personal with Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard

Ocean explorer and scientist Dr. Robert D. Ballard opens up on his personal life and his world-famous ocean discoveries like never before in his new book, “Into the Deep.” Best known as ‘the man who found the Titanic,’ Marine Technology Reporter had the opportunity to interview Ballard on the contents of the book

Secondhand Bulker Market on Pace for Record Year -BIMCO

Secondhand Bulker Market on Pace for Record Year -BIMCO

The ownership of dry bulk ships has changed hands at blistering speed in the first three months of 2021, says shipping organization BIMCO, pointing out that the course is now set for a record year in the bulk ship sale and purchase market.A total of 794 ships were bought and sold in 2020, with the smaller sectors of Handysize and Supramax being most popular.

Container Shipping Looks Strong in 2021 - BIMCO

Container Shipping Looks Strong in 2021 - BIMCO

In the full year of 2020, global container shipping volumes fell by 1.2% compared with 2019, much less than feared even before the pandemic was first declared, and much recovered compared with the 6.8% drop recorded in the first six months of the year. Volumes in the second half of the year were up 4.2% from 2019.

Container Shipping: Record Delays, Record Profits

Container Shipping: Record Delays, Record Profits

As ports and hinterland transport struggle to keep up, delays at ports are soaking up capacity leading to frustration on the shippers’ side and leaving carriers struggling to keep up all the while making record profits, shipping organization BIMCO reports.Drivers of demand and freight ratesThe container shipping market has frequently appeared in the headlines over the summer as freight rates and

China Builds Mockups of US Navy Ships for Target Practice

China Builds Mockups of US Navy Ships for Target Practice

China's military has built mockups in the shape of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and other U.S. warships, possibly as training targets, in the desert of Xinjiang, satellite images by Maxar showed on Sunday.These mockups reflect China's efforts to build up anti-carrier capabilities, specifically against the U.S. Navy, as tensions remain high with Washington over Taiwan and the South China Sea.

Shipping Influx Infuriates Israeli Environmentalists

Shipping Influx Infuriates Israeli Environmentalists

The first cargo ships from Dubai that docked last year in the Mediterranean port of Haifa were met by celebration in Israel. Flags waved. Reporters gathered. The prime minister walked the pier and gave a speech about the fruits of making peace.There was zero fanfare, however, when oil tankers began arriving at the smaller Israeli port of Eilat on the Red Sea in an arrangement with Emirati