ORION

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ORION
    • Operator : ORION MARINE CONTRACTORS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TACOMA
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 94
    • Full Load Capacity : 80 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 72.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 72.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1948
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 255171

ORION MARINE CONTRACTORS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : PUGET SOUND AND COASTAL WATERWAYS OF OREGON, WASHINGTON AND ALASKA
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

COWLITZ

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PUYALLUP

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKAGIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ITB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RAINIER

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

News

First Foundation Installed for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

First Foundation Installed for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

Dominion Energy has announced that the first monopile foundation for the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW), the largest offshore wind farm under construction in the United States, has been installed approximately 29 miles off the Virginia Beach coast.The monopile was installed by the Orion, DEME Group's heavy lift vessel.

Houthis Attack Four Ships in Indian Ocean, Red Sea

Houthis Attack Four Ships in Indian Ocean, Red Sea

Yemen's Houthis said on Tuesday they targeted the MSC Orion container ship in a drone attack in the Indian Ocean as part of their ongoing campaign against international shipping in solidarity with Palestinians against Israel's military actions in Gaza.MSC Orion was sailing between the ports in Sines, Portugal and Salalah, Oman, according to LSEG data.

Houthis Claim Attacks Against Two Vessels, Two US Destroyers

Houthis Claim Attacks Against Two Vessels, Two US Destroyers

Yemen's Houthis targeted two U.S. destroyers and the vessel Cyclades in the Red Sea as well as the MSC Orion in the Indian Ocean, the Iran-aligned group's military spokesman Yahya Sarea said in a televised speech early on Tuesday.Houthi forces have staged attacks on shipping lanes for months in solidarity with Palestinians fighting Israel in the Gaza war.

All Clear for Construction Start of Virginia’s 2.6GW Offshore Wind Farm

All Clear for Construction Start of Virginia’s 2.6GW Offshore Wind Farm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the final air quality permit for Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project located off the coast of Virginia Beach in the United States.Issued on April 9 following a 30-day public comment period, the permit authorizes the construction and operation of the largest offshore wind project in the U.S.

First US-built WTIV Charybdis Launched

First US-built WTIV Charybdis Launched

The United States' first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Charybdis, was launched into the water at the Seatrium AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas.The 472-foot WTIV—the first and only to be constructed in the U.S.—is being built for Blue Ocean Energy Marine, a subsidiary of Dominion Energy, who announced the milestone on Monday.

DEME Installs First XXL Monopile for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

DEME Installs First XXL Monopile for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Belgium-based offshore installation services company DEME has installed the first XXL monopile foundation at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.DEME used its Orion offshore installation vessel to complete the task, which is part of its work scope that includes both the installation of monopiles and transition pieces.

PHOTO: First U.S. Offshore Wind Substation Stands Tall

PHOTO: First U.S. Offshore Wind Substation Stands Tall

Avangrid, a U.S.-based subsidiary of the Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola, on Monday shared a photo of the completed Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind substation.This is the first offshore wind substation installed in the U.S. and will serve the country's first large-scale offshore wind farm - Vineyard Wind.

Obscure Traders Ship Half Russia's Oil Exports to India, China After Sanctions

Obscure Traders Ship Half Russia's Oil Exports to India, China After Sanctions

A Liberian-flagged oil tanker set sail in May from Russia's Ust-Luga port carrying crude on behalf of a little-known trading company based in Hong Kong. Before the ship had even reached its destination in India, the cargo changed hands.The new owner of the 100,000 tonnes of Urals crude carried on the Leopard I was a similarly low-profile outfit, Guron Trading, also based in Hong Kong

In a First for the U.S., DEME Installs 3,000 Ton Offshore Substation for Vineyard Wind 1

In a First for the U.S., DEME Installs 3,000 Ton Offshore Substation for Vineyard Wind 1

Offshore installation firm DEME Offshore said Tuesday it had installed the approximately 3,000 ton offshore substation for the Vineyard Wind 1 project - the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the United States."The installation of the offshore substation, a first in the US

Steel in the Water: Foundation Installation Kicks Off for First Commercial-scale U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

Steel in the Water: Foundation Installation Kicks Off for First Commercial-scale U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

The installation of the first monopiles and transition pieces has kicked off for the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the United States - the Vineyard Wind 1.“We can finally say it – as of today, there is ‘steel in the water,’” said Klaus S. Moeller, CEO of Vineyard Wind, the company developing the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm

DEME’s Orion Vessel Heads to US After Finishing Scottish Offshore Wind Job

DEME’s Orion Vessel Heads to US After Finishing Scottish Offshore Wind Job

DEME’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion has departed for the United States to prepare for the installation of 176 foundations on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, following the wrap up of works at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.DEME’s flagship Orion vessel has completed monopile installation works on Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm project

Missing Titanic Submersible Update: Searchers Detect Subsea Sounds

Missing Titanic Submersible Update: Searchers Detect Subsea Sounds

Search teams detected underwater sounds while scanning the North Atlantic for a tourist submersible that vanished with five people aboard during a deep-sea voyage to the century-old wreck of the Titanic, the U.S. Coast Guard said early on Wednesday.The detection of the sounds by Canadian aircraft on Tuesday, day three of the search