MINERAL CREEK

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MINERAL CREEK
    • Operator : PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND OIL SPILL RESPONSE CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : VALDEZ
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9360
    • Full Load Capacity : 21430 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 460.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 84.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 460.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 84.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 30 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 45 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP2 : WELL PUMPS/COIL
    • EQUIP1 : 3 DIESEL DEEP
    • Coast Guard Number : 550927

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND OIL SPILL RESPONSE CORP.

  • Area of Operation : PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, AK BETWEEN PORT VALDEZ AND HINCHENBROOK ENTRANCE
  • Principal Commodity : CRUDE OIL

News

Factory Ship to Produce Sanitizer to Fight Coronavirus

Factory Ship to Produce Sanitizer to Fight Coronavirus

Owners of a factory ship moored off southern France which normally turns seawater into bottled mineral water have converted it to make sanitizing solution in the fight against the coronavirus.At the start of the year, the 179-meter long Odeep One began making bottled water pumped from the depths of the Mediterranean but since April 1 the plastic bottles which roll off its production line have

Lubrication Selection Fundamentals

Lubrication Selection Fundamentals

As an operator of vessels, you understand that lubricants play an important role in helping you achieve your operational objectives. Yet, finding the right one can be overwhelming since there’s an almost unlimited number of different lubricant formulations. An understanding of lubrication chemistry

Ransomware: The IT Danger on the Horizon

Ransomware: The IT Danger on the Horizon

Two decades into the 21st century, we’re seeing a growing and pernicious threat to global information security: ransomware. Even non-technical folk have loosely heard of it, but the broader implications haven’t yet penetrated the public consciousness. In different industries, that general lack of awareness could be a big problem—and the maritime sector is a good example.

Drillship to Be Converted for Subsea Mining

Drillship to Be Converted for Subsea Mining

Swiss-based offshore contractor Allseas said it has acquired an ultra-deepwater drillship for conversion to a polymetallic nodule collection vessel.In partnership with deep sea mining company DeepGreen Metals Inc., Allseas is developing a deep-sea mineral collection system to recover polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor and transfer them to the surface for transportation to shore.

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.

Will 2020 be the year for Subsea Mining?

Will 2020 be the year for Subsea Mining?

Anyone who has been around the Offshore Oil and Gas or the Marine industries for long has heard of plans for mining various minerals located on or just below the seafloor. In fact, when Howard Hughes built the Glomar Explorer in 1972, the cover story for its true mission – recovering a Soviet submarine - was that the rig would be used to mine manganese nodules from the deep ocean floor.

USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

The Coast Guard needs a ship that can do more than just break ice; it needs a multi-mission ship to provide for the nation’s security, asserting its sovereign rights, and protecting its long-term economic interests.  That ship is the Polar Security Cutter.Since Russia cashed the check in 1867 for the purchase of Alaska the U.S. has been an Arctic nation.

Regulatory Crewing Challenges for Offshore Wind Vessels

Regulatory Crewing Challenges for Offshore Wind Vessels

Every day we see more and more news about how the planning for new offshore wind projects continues to expand with the increasing investment from both domestic and foreign interests in these projects.  This is resulting in both developers and contractors making logistics plans to secure vessels and crew for the purposes of meeting the demands necessary to crew and operate vessels in support of

US Navy's Newest Yard Tug Launched

US Navy's Newest Yard Tug Launched

The U.S. Navy’s first Yard Tug (YT) 808 class vessel was launched at Dakota Creek Industries' (DCI) shipyard on May 16. The Navy and DCI plan to conduct acceptance trials for the vessel in July, followed by planned delivery in August.The new tug is the first in a series of six being built by the Anacortes, Wash. shipbuilder for scheduled delivery through early 2022.

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

NPD Completes Seabed Minerals Expedition

NPD Completes Seabed Minerals Expedition

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) announced that it has just completed a successful data acquisition expedition on the Mohns Ridge in the north-western Norwegian Sea, using the Seabed Constructor vessel.According to the Norwegian government agency responsible for the regulation of the petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf, during the four-week expedition

S'hail Shipping Adds Two Vessels to Fleet

S'hail Shipping Adds Two Vessels to Fleet

Qatar-based S'hail Shipping and Maritime Services has recently added MV S'hail Al Dukhan, 74143 DWT built at Namura, Japan and MV S'hail Al Rayan, 76629 DWT built at Imabari, Japan, to its fleet.S’hail took Delivery of Shail Al Rayyan on 14th June 2019 and Shail Al Dukhan on 13th June 2019, said the company sources.