KODIAK KING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KODIAK KING
    • Operator : AMAK TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3000
  • Location
    • City : KODIAK
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 72
  • Size
    • Register length : 72.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 29.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 75 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.3 Feet
    • Height : 19 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1975
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 566554

AMAK TOWING CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : SOUTHEAST ALASKA - DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE SPENCER
  • Principal Commodity : BARGE AND LOG TOWING, VESSEL ASSIST AND PASSENGERS

CAPE LOOKOUT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

SHORELINE IX

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

VALLENAR

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

ANNA T

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARDIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BANNER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRIAN T

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE ARAGO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHAHUNTA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LE CHEVAL ROUGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MUZON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PETREL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKOOKUM YARDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SURVEY POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

KODIAK PRINCESS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

QUARTZ HILL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Announces Leadership Change

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Announces Leadership Change

U.S. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding announced a change of leadership. Todd Thayse, who began working at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding more than 37 years ago and he has spent the last 10 years as the vice president and general manager, has decided to retire.“The timing of one’s retirement is not an easy decision,” Thayse said.

Maritime Academies Work Toward Inclusion

Maritime Academies Work Toward Inclusion

Last May, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (CGA) announced that 240 new officers made up its 140th graduating class.The Academy’s announcement referenced additional, important highlights. Women made up 34% of the Class of 2021, and 34% of the graduates were from underrepresented minority groups.

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

The world's largest shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has suspended five employees as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on one of its ships run by a U.S. subsidiary, and said it was working closely with American authorities."We do everything we can to ensure that all of our workplace environments, including vessels

Autonomy: Inside the Building of Ocean Infinity’s Armada Fleet

Autonomy: Inside the Building of Ocean Infinity’s Armada Fleet

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Report: Venezuela Resumes Oil Shipments to China Despite U.S. Sanctions

Report: Venezuela Resumes Oil Shipments to China Despite U.S. Sanctions

Venezuela has resumed direct shipments of oil to China after U.S. sanctions sent the trade underground for more than a year, according to Refinitiv Eikon vessel-tracking data and internal documents from state company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA).Chinese state companies China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and PetroChina - long among PDVSA's top customers - stopped loading crude and fuel at

California Ports, Key to US Supply Chain, Among World's Least Efficient

California Ports, Key to US Supply Chain, Among World's Least Efficient

Southern California’s Los Angeles and Long Beach ports handle the most ocean cargo of any ports in the United States, but are some of the least efficient in the world, according to a ranking by the World Bank and IHS Markit.In a review of 351 container ports around the globe, Los Angeles was ranked 328, behind Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam and Alaska’s Dutch Harbor.

Car Carrier Prices Are Hot and Getting Hotter

Car Carrier Prices Are Hot and Getting Hotter

Newbuild spend for vehicle carriers, including large car and truck carriers (LCTC), pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) and pure car carriers (PCC), smashed past $3.2 billion last week, following big volume orders from Eastern Pacific and Zodiac—an astonishing amount of money for a niche sector, exceeding the previous six years total combined. If we include options, a whopping $4.

An Ancient Egyptian Boat Is on the Move

An Ancient Egyptian Boat Is on the Move

King Khufu's Boat, an ancient vessel that is the oldest and largest wooden boat discovered in Egypt, has been painstakingly moved from its longstanding home next to the Giza pyramids to a nearby giant museum, officials said on Saturday.The 4,600-year-old vessel, also known as the Solar Boat, was moved to the nearby Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), due to be inaugurated later this year.

Rolls-Royce Gains EPA Tier 4 Certification for mtu Marine Propulsion Systems

Rolls-Royce Gains EPA Tier 4 Certification for mtu Marine Propulsion Systems

U.K.-based equipment and engines manufacturer Rolls-Royce said it has received U.S. EPA Tier 4 certification for its mtu propulsion systems based on its Series 4000 M65L 16-cylinder diesel engines.EPA Tier 4 regulations are considered the most stringent emissions standard for marine applications

Coast Guard Vessel Spills Oil in Womens Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard Vessel Spills Oil in Womens Bay, Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Saturday it was responding to a report of a discharge of hydraulic oil from Coast Guard Cutter SPAR in Womens Bay, Kodiak, Alaska.Coast Guard said it was monitoring the cleanup which has been contracted to Choctaw Defense Services (CDS). Personnel on scene deployed boom systems, absorbent pads, and a skimmer that is pumping to a vac truck.

New Book: Steaming to Djibouti…My First Hitch on an Underway Replenishment Ship

New Book: Steaming to Djibouti…My First Hitch on an Underway Replenishment Ship

The following excerpts are from the new travelogue by Captain Sean P. Tortora, titled, “Steaming to Djibouti…My First Hitch on an Underway Replenishment Ship.”  Join a motivated young merchant marine officer on his first journey onboard a venerable navy auxiliary steamship. Accompany him through the convoluted reporting for duty process through his truly surreal first tour onboard.

New Maritime Response Center to Serve Alaska's Pacific Rim

New Maritime Response Center to Serve Alaska's Pacific Rim

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