DISCOVERY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DISCOVERY
    • Operator : ALASKA COASTAL MARINE SERVICES CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1080
  • Location
    • City : HOMER
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 76
    • Passenger Capacity : 90
  • Size
    • Register length : 73.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 73.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1986
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 692634

ALASKA COASTAL MARINE SERVICES CO.

  • Area of Operation : KACHEMAK BAY & COOK INLET FROM HOMER, AK TO THE BARREN ISLANDS & FROM HOMER, AK TO KODIAK ISLAND AND TO PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

BORN FREE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

FOXFIRE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

NAUTILUS II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

SPIRIT

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

The wreck of one of the U.S. Navy's longest serving battleships has been found 15,400 feet beneath the surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, researchers said Monday.The USS Nevada (BB-36), which served in two world wars over the course of a career that spanned more than three and a half decades, was discovered by underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm SEARCH, Inc.

Johan Castberg FPSO Turret Mooring System Complete

Johan Castberg FPSO Turret Mooring System Complete

Dutch company SBM Offshore has announced the sailaway of the last two modules for the Turret Mooring System built for Equinor's Johan Castberg FPSO which will, once completed, be deployed in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The modules will be shipped to Singapore aboard a heavy-transportation vessel. Once in Singapore, the modules will be integrated into the hull of Equinor’s Johan Castberg FPSO.

Total Makes 'Encouraging' North Sea Discovery

Total Makes 'Encouraging' North Sea Discovery

Total has made a hydrocarbon discovery at the Isabella exploration well in the UK Central North Sea, Neptune Energy, Total's partner in the project has informed.Neptune Energy has described Isabella as "an encouraging hydrocarbon discovery" which encountered hydrocarbons in Upper Jurassic and Triassic sandstone reservoirs, with 64 meters net pay encountered

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

Several major cruise operators have voluntarily suspended operations in response to the developing coronavirus pandemic. For most, the reason given has been "an abundance of caution".On Wednesday, Viking became the first major cruise line to temporarily suspend operations, canceling all river and ocean cruises scheduled to embark between March 12 to April 30.

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

A World War II era submarine sunk during a Cold War training exercise off the shores of Hawaii more than six decades ago has been discovered by a team of ocean explorers utilizing pioneering robotics and methods at the forefront of today's underwater technology.USS Stickleback (SS 415), lost in nearly 11,000 feet of water 62 years ago

NOAA to Order New Research Ships in 2020

NOAA to Order New Research Ships in 2020

The U.S.' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it expects to award contracts for the construction of two new oceanographic ships by the end of the year. Once in service, the new large oceangoing, multi-mission research vessels will support missions ranging from general oceanographic research and exploration to marine life, climate and ocean ecosystem studies, NOAA said.

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

It was Canadian whalers, the Norwegians tell us, who first noticed that a dead whale does not bob in the waves. The carcass didn’t pitch or roll, either, and it was somehow “self-propelled” — its fins giving it forward motion and acting as stabilizers, or foils. The story still inspires Trondheim company Wavefoil, maker of scalable

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Plunging into the deep, dark abyss of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard heard a loud cracking sound in their vessel—the bathyscaphe Trieste, which the Office of Naval Research (ONR) purchased for scientific observations.Already 30,000 feet below sea level

Privinvest’s Deliveries to Mozambique: A Model for Africa

Privinvest’s Deliveries to Mozambique: A Model for Africa

Media reports about Mozambique’s failure to launch a fishing and security fleet and its subsequent $2 billion debt default seem destined to torpedo, or at least set back similar efforts to build needed coastal security and national fishing fleets across Africa. That must not happen.

FPSO Liza Destiny Sets Sail for Guyana

FPSO Liza Destiny Sets Sail for Guyana

The very first production vessel destined for operations offshore Guyana has departed Singapore en route to the ExxonMobil-operated Stabroek block off the northeastern coast of South America.The Liza Destiny floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel is expected to arrive in September ahead of first oil planned in 2020.

Cruise Ships: Oceanwide Orders Polar Class Ship

Cruise Ships: Oceanwide Orders Polar Class Ship

The expedition cruise ship market maintains its torrid pace with news that Oceanwide Expeditions has orders another Polar Class 6 ship, following the success of its ship Hondius.Croatian shipyard Brodosplit, the builder of Hondius, won the follow on order for M/V Janssonius, which is scheduled to be completed in October, 2021.

Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Winner Annouced

Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Winner Annouced

The GEBCO NF- Alumni Team was announced as the $4 million grand prize winner of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a three-year global competition that challenged teams to advance deep sea technologies for autonomous and unmanned, fast and high-resolution ocean exploration. The team's winning concept includes the use of a unique unmanned surface vessel (USV) / autonomous underwater vessel (AUV)