MIDNIGHT SUN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MIDNIGHT SUN
    • Operator : TOTEM OCEAN TRAILER EXPRESS (TOTE)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other RO-RO Cargo (General Cargo)
    • Vessel Type : RO-RO Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 60000
  • Location
    • City : TACOMA
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 32666
    • Full Load Capacity : 18000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 799.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 118 Feet
    • Overall Length : 839 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 118 Feet
    • Load draft : 32 Feet
    • Light Draft : 18 Feet
    • Height : 153.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : SHORESIDE RAMPS
    • Coast Guard Number : 1128203

TOTEM OCEAN TRAILER EXPRESS (TOTE)

  • Area of Operation : TACOMA TO ANCHORAGE AND ASSOCIATED INTERCOASTAL WATERS
  • Principal Commodity : WHEELED VEHICLES, INCLUDING TRUCKS, TRAILERS, AUTOS, ETC.

NORTH STAR

  • Type : RO-RO Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Has the age of maritime discovery and exploration actually ended?  Perhaps not exactly.  As the history of maritime resilience and the human element shows, as far back as the 1500s and earlier, from using new navigational aids and improved ship designs, to coastal and inland route sailing, to navigating on open seas with uncertain charts, wayward icebergs, dense fog and luckily at times

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri handed over the 145,000-gross-ton Enchanted Princess to Carnival Corp. brand Princess Cruises on Wednesday, marking the Italian shipbuilder's 100th cruise ship delivery over the last 30 years, and the first since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.The milestone delivery was celebrated with a live video message from Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during a ceremony virtually

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Estonia, Sweden and Finland will look into fresh evidence on the sinking of the ferry Estonia, which went down 26 years ago on Monday with the loss of 852 lives in Europe’s worst peacetime maritime disaster since World War Two.The roll-on roll-off ferry, carrying 803 passengers and 186 crew, sank on a stormy Baltic Sea shortly after midnight on Sept. 28, 1994.

A Killing at Sea Implicates the Armed Forces in Lawless Venezuela

A Killing at Sea Implicates the Armed Forces in Lawless Venezuela

Around midnight on February 23, Eulalio Bravo, a marine electrician, was dozing in his rack aboard the San Ramon, an oil tanker anchored off the coast of Venezuela.Suddenly, he heard footsteps pounding along the passageway outside. His captain, Jaime Herrera, cried for help."Be still!" an unfamiliar voice ordered.A gun fired.

Migrants Disembark Maersk Tanker After 38 Days on Board

Migrants Disembark Maersk Tanker After 38 Days on Board

A group of 27 migrants who had been stuck onboard the Maersk Etienne tanker for more than a month have been transferred safely to a ship operated by the NGO Mediterranea, Maersk Tankers said on Friday.The tanker’s crew rescued the migrants, including a pregnant woman, on August 4 near Malta from a wooden dinghy that had been at sea for days and sank immediately after the rescue operation.

Shipping Execs Call for Action to Resolve Maersk Etienne Standstill

Shipping Execs Call for Action to Resolve Maersk Etienne Standstill

Several shipping industry executives have voiced their support for Maersk Tankers and are demanding government action to debark nearly 30 migrants from one of its tankers stranded off Malta.Maersk Tankers said its operated tanker Maersk Etienne has been stuck at sea since August 4 when its crew rescued 27 migrants from a wooden dinghy that had been adrift for days.

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three migrants were rescued off the coast of Malta on Sunday after they jumped overboard from a tanker that has been denied entry by several countries since a rescue operation a month ago.The captain of the Maersk Etienne chemical tanker had warned last week that, while the migrants had no critical physical problems, the mental strain for those onboard was getting worse.

Maersk Captain Calls for Help for Migrants Stuck on Board

Maersk Captain Calls for Help for Migrants Stuck on Board

The captain of a tanker that rescued 27 migrants at sea, including a pregnant woman, is calling for immediate help as conditions worsen on board after a month anchored off the coast of Malta having been denied entry by several countries.The migrants have no critical physical issues, but mentally the situation is getting desperate, the Maersk Etienne captain said

Maersk Tanker Caught at Sea After Rescuing Migrants off Malta

Maersk Tanker Caught at Sea After Rescuing Migrants off Malta

A Maersk oil tanker has been anchored off the coast of Malta for two weeks after rescuing 27 migrants, including a child and a pregnant woman, with authorities in Malta and Tunisia denying the vessel entry, the company said on Wednesday.The crew of Maersk Etienne, an oil tanker owned by Denmark's Maersk Tankers, rescued the migrants following a request from Maltese officials on August 4

Manila Cruise Flotilla Offers Crew Confinement in Comfort

Manila Cruise Flotilla Offers Crew Confinement in Comfort

In the past few weeks, Manila Bay in the Philippines has been transformed into the world’s biggest parking lot for cruise ships, none of which have any guests.More than 20 vessels collectively weighing about 2 million tonnes are clustered off the coast of the capital, awaiting coronavirus clearance for more than 5,300 Philippine staff to return home from abandoned cruises

Trump Says Cruise Lines Suspend Departures for 30 Days

Trump Says Cruise Lines Suspend Departures for 30 Days

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that major cruise lines would suspend cruises for 30 days, following a series of industry announcements that came after repeated transmission of coronavirus among passengers at sea.“At my request, effective midnight tonight, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and MSC have all agreed to suspend outbound cruises for thirty days,” Trump said on Twitter.

IMO2020: Methanol Proves Promising

IMO2020: Methanol Proves Promising

When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2019, the maritime world enters a bold new era of emission reduction. With its growing fleet of methanol fueled ship and more than 60,000 hours of operating experience under its belt, Waterfront Shipping Company has a five-year headstart.