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

LR’s Nick Brown: Climate Emergency is “same magnitude, different time domain" to COVID-19

LR’s Nick Brown: Climate Emergency is “same magnitude, different time domain" to COVID-19

As the maritime industry settles in on a COVID-19 induced ‘new norm,’ and long-range planning is dramatically shortened,, Nick Brown, Marine and Offshore Director, Lloyd’s Register, said that while much deserved focus must be paid to the current crisis, the industry cannot lose sight of another one looming just as large: climate change.

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

Fast Water Imperils Tricky Night Move

Fast Water Imperils Tricky Night Move

In late Spring at about 0300 local time, an aging towboat (#1) was pushing two loaded barges upbound on a swollen and fast-moving northwestern U.S. river. It was a moonless night and, while certainly not unusual conditions for the veteran captain and his longtime deckhand, it didn’t diminish the added challenges of the short but tricky nocturnal run.

Ocean Infinity’s Hunt for the Submarine San Juan

Ocean Infinity’s Hunt for the Submarine San Juan

The search for the Argentinian submarine was like hunting for the proverbial needle in a hay stack, except that it was a piece of straw. Elaine Maslin reports. At 7.19am, local time, on November 15, 2017, the last message was received from the San Juan submarine. She belonged to the Argentinian navy and was on a routine mission from Ushuaia in the Patagonia region to Mar del Plata in Buenos

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.

Methanol-Fueled Chem Tanker Delivered to NYK

Methanol-Fueled Chem Tanker Delivered to NYK

Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Group) has taken delivery of Takaroa Sun, a methanol carrier equipped with two-stroke dual-fuel engine tech that allows the vessel to be powered by methanol. Built in South Korea at Hyundai MIPO Dockyard, the new ship was funded through NYK’s green financing initiative established to support environment-friendly projects.

Heerema Unveils World's Largest Offshore Crane Vessel

Heerema Unveils World's Largest Offshore Crane Vessel

Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors and Singapore's Sembcorp Marine, on Thursday, showed off the world's largest crane vessel that can be used for the setup and decommissioning of offshore oil and gas facilities.The semi-submersible vessel, which cost Heerema about $1.5 billion, is equipped with two cranes that can reach a height of 220 metres

More Bad News for Bulkers, as South African Ports Close for Mineral Exports

More Bad News for Bulkers, as South African Ports Close for Mineral Exports

South Africa's main export terminals will be closed to mineral exports from midnight on Thursday when a nationwide 21-day lockdown over coronavirus begins, disrupting copper supply chains linking major producer Zambia to Asian consumers.Miners in the Zambian copper belt typically transport copper overland to South Africa's ports, where it is exported mainly to China

Bulk Carrier Stranded in Brazilian Port

Bulk Carrier Stranded in Brazilian Port

The vessel Aeolian Grace, loaded with some 65,000 tonnes of soybeans, has been stranded in Brazil's São Francisco do Sul port since Wednesday, authorities said in a statement on Thursday.Authorities said they were still evaluating whether there were any damages to the ship and had not identified any oil leaks.

USCG Searches GoM for Cruise Ship Passenger

USCG Searches GoM for Cruise Ship Passenger

The U.S. Coast Guard was searching early on Friday for a 26-year-old man who went overboard from a Carnival Cruise ship about 47 miles (76 km) out in the Gulf of Mexico, near the port of Galveston in Texas.A spokeswoman said the coast guard was preparing to launch a search-and-rescue cutter after midnight, with more than 10 of its crew having joined the initial stages of the search.

New China-Europe Intermodal Route Opened

New China-Europe Intermodal Route Opened

Marking the opening of a new China-Europe freight train route a freight train left Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, heading for Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan.According to a report in Xinhua, the train consists of 42 containers loaded with laptops, LED panels, green tea and other products manufactured in Hunan province.