ORION

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ORION
    • Operator : COLUMBIA STAR, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 62
    • Full Load Capacity : 50 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 46
  • Size
    • Register length : 96.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 116 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.9 Feet
    • Height : 34 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1978
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 591441

COLUMBIA STAR, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF COAST OF TEXAS AND LOUISIANA TO A MAXIMUM OF 200 NAUTICAL MILES OFFSHORE
  • Principal Commodity : COMPANY PERSONNEL, EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

ATLANTIS

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

BRUTUS

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

CAESAR

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

COLUMBIA

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

CYCLOPS

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

HERCULES

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

NEPTUNE

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

PEGASUS

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

RMS CITATION

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

TRITON

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

VICTORY

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

News

Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Update: The article was updated on Wednesday, October 10, to include a statement by the crane manufacturer Liebherr.Offshore wind installation company Seaway 7 said Monday there had been an incident during the construction of its Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel, currently being built in China at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu.

All Jackets Installed at Moray East Offshore Wind Farm

All Jackets Installed at Moray East Offshore Wind Farm

Belgian offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore has completed the installation of offshore wind turbine jackets for the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland.The offshore wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL), which is a joint venture company owned by Ocean Winds ( 56.6%) Diamond Green Limited (33.4%) and CTG (10%).

World's First LPG-fueled Gas Carrier Completes Sea Trials

World's First LPG-fueled Gas Carrier Completes Sea Trials

The world's first very large gas carrier (VLGC) to run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel propulsion technology has completed sea trials, shipowner BW LPG announced Wednesday.BW Gemini and its newly retrofitted LPG propulsion technology were tested to their safe limits by an expert team from engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions

World First: Retrofitted VLGC Runs on LPG

World First: Retrofitted VLGC Runs on LPG

BW LPG said the week-long sea and gas trials have kicked off for very large gas carrier (VLGC) BW Gemini, which has been retrofitted with pioneering liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel propulsion technology. The shipowner said the 2015-built BW Gemini achieved "a historic milestone" as the world’s first VLGC to be fueled by LPG, after its main engine was retrofitted from a MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.

Maritime Safety: POB Tracking Will Become Essential Offshore, Says Olympic Subsea

Maritime Safety: POB Tracking Will Become Essential Offshore, Says Olympic Subsea

Keeping track of personnel on board (POB) “will be a requirement on all contracts” with offshore energy companies, predicted Tonny Sørdal, vice-president for quality, safety, health and environment of support vessel operator Olympic Subsea ASA.He was speaking just a year after one of its customers first asked for that capability and now

Fincantieri Lays Keel for Cruise Ship Viking Mars

Fincantieri Lays Keel for Cruise Ship Viking Mars

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri said Thursday it has laid the keel for small ocean cruise ship Viking Mars, the eighth in a series for the shipowner Viking Cruises. The vessel is due for delivery in 2022.As its sister ships, the newbuild will have a gross tonnage of about 47,800 tons, 465 cabins with accommodation for 930 passengers.

Scorpio Sells Another Bulk Carrier

Scorpio Sells Another Bulk Carrier

Scorpio Bulkers announced it has entered into an agreement to sell another Ultramax bulk carrier, its second this week, as the company continues its transition away from dry bulk shipping to focus on the offshore wind market.Scorpio said Wednesday the 2015-built SBI Orion was sold to an unaffiliated third-party buyer for approximately $16.1 million.

Castor Maritime Announces New Charter Agreements

Castor Maritime Announces New Charter Agreements

Cyprus-based shipping company Castor Maritime announced on Thursday that it has fixed two of its bulk carriers on time charter agreements. The 2006-built Capesize dry bulk carrier Magic Orion has been fixed on a time charter contract at a gross daily charter rate of $73,000. The charter is expected to commence on or around October 8, 2021, and will have a duration of about 45 days.

Port of Mukran to Serve as O&M Base for Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Port of Mukran to Serve as O&M Base for Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Offshore wind developer Parkwind has selected the Port of Mukran as a service base that will serve its Arcadis Ost I wind farm, in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.Earlier this week, Parkwind, wind turbine maker Vestas, and construction firm Ems Maritime Offshore (EMO) signed the lease agreements for the O&M building in the Port of Mukran, the easternmost deep water port in Germany.

Ultrasonic Testing Technology Developed for NASA Comes to Offshore Assets

Ultrasonic Testing Technology Developed for NASA Comes to Offshore Assets

ABSG Consulting Inc. (ABS Consulting) signed an exclusive global licensing agreement to offer an innovative ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT) solution that supports expanded use of composite materials on offshore assets to extend service life.Developed to test the heat shield on the Orion space capsule

Israel Receives Its Most Advanced Warship as Iran Tensions Rise

Israel Receives Its Most Advanced Warship as Iran Tensions Rise

Israel received its most advanced warship on Wednesday, describing the German-made vessel dubbed "Shield" as a bulwark for vulnerable Mediterranean gas rigs as tensions with Tehran soar over the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.The Saar-6 corvette that docked in Haifa port, and three of the same model to follow next year