POLAR ADVENTURE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : POLAR ADVENTURE
    • Operator : CONOCO PHILLIPS CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Oil Tanker (Oil / Chemical)
    • Vessel Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 30000
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 41995
    • Full Load Capacity : 156235 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 846.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 151.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 895.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 151.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 57.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 31 Feet
    • Height : 176 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2004
    • EQUIP1 : 4 ELECTRIC PUMPS
    • Coast Guard Number : 1151753

CONOCO PHILLIPS CO.

  • Area of Operation : VALDEZ, AK TO U. S. WEST COAST - LOS ANGELES, LONG BEACH, SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, PUGET SOUND AND HAWAII
  • Principal Commodity : CRUDE OIL, CONDENSATE, ETHYLENE FEEDSTOCK, HEAVY OILS AND LIGHT OILS, OR CLEAN PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

POLAR DISCOVERY

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR ENDEAVOUR

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR RESOLUTION

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

News

MSC Reaffirms Commitment to Avoid Arctic Shipping Routes

MSC Reaffirms Commitment to Avoid Arctic Shipping Routes

Container shipping giant MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company doubled down on its position to avoid sending its vessels through the Northern Sea Route and urged others to follow suit, citing environmental concerns.“As a responsible company, this was an obvious decision for us,” said MSC CEO, Soren Toft.

The Value of Friends in “High-Latitude” Places

The Value of Friends in “High-Latitude” Places

Who do you call when you need a job done on short notice, in total darkness, under 100-percent ice cover, thousands of meters at the bottom of the sea? In the case of the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR), you call your friends in Norway.That is exactly what the Chief of Naval Research Rear Admiral Lorin C.

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Some of Royal Caribbean Group’s cruises will resume sailing in the Caribbean in June with vaccinated adult guests, ending a year-long hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.Adventure of the Seas and Celebrity Millennium ships will also have vaccinated crews and accept children under the age of 18 with a negative COVID-19 test, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises said on Friday.

China Pledges to Build 'Polar Silk Road' Over 2021-2025

China Pledges to Build 'Polar Silk Road' Over 2021-2025

China will construct a “Polar Silk Road” and actively participate in the development of Arctic and Antarctic regions, it said in its new 2021-2025 “five-year plan” published on Friday.The plan said China would “participate in pragmatic cooperation in the North Pole” and “raise its ability to participate in the protection and utilization of the South Pole”.

Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg Tech: RDT&E's Annual Arctic Technology Evaluation

Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg Tech: RDT&E's Annual Arctic Technology Evaluation

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) teamed up with Coast Guard Cutter Campbell’s crew this summer to evaluate five technologies as part of the RDC’s annual Arctic Technology Evaluation. The Campbell crew conducted the evaluations during their two-month deployment supporting joint Arctic operations off Greenland’s western coast, returning to their Kittery, Maine, homeport on Sept.

Arctic Shipping Creates Insurance Headaches as Routes Open

Arctic Shipping Creates Insurance Headaches as Routes Open

When Captain Will Whatley guides a ship through Arctic waters, he is starkly aware of what can go wrong.Double the manpower is needed to navigate. Lookout shifts are kept to just one hour, so sailors don't lose concentration and miss a mass of floating ice. Big icebergs show up on radar, but smaller, truck-sized "bergy bits"—even more dangerous—can be missed, the captain says.

RRS Sir David Attenborough Starts Sea Trials

RRS Sir David Attenborough Starts Sea Trials

The U.K.’s most advanced polar research ship RRS Sir David Attenborough left Cammell Laird shipyard Wednesday to commence two weeks of technical sea trials ahead of scheduled delivery to the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in November.“Although the vessel’s construction is now complete

Interview: Bob Merchent, CEO, Halter Marine

Interview: Bob Merchent, CEO, Halter Marine

Please describe your professional background and what attracted you to your current position.In June 2020, I was named president and chief executive officer of Halter Marine. I had been retired around six years. My wife and I bought a piece of property outside of Brookhaven, Miss., and we were enjoying retired life split between our country property and our home in Gautier, Miss.

US Icebreaker Suffers Fire, Engine Failure

US Icebreaker Suffers Fire, Engine Failure

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20) is making an early return to its Seattle homeport, and its future Arctic operations have been canceled after the 21-year-old medium icebreaker suffered a fire in one of its main propulsion motors last week.The electrical fire was reported at 9:30 p.m.

Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

In response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the Congressional Research Service released a report that stated global economic growth has declined by 3% to 6% in 2020 with a partial recovery predicted for 2021. Also, the GDP of the U.S. has fallen by 5% in the first quarter 2020.

Video: Meyer Werft Floats Out Spirit of Adventure

Video: Meyer Werft Floats Out Spirit of Adventure

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft floated out Spirit of Adventure, the second new cruise ship it has built for British company Saga Cruises.The 58,250 GT cruise ship left the shipyard's covered building dock I (hall 5) on Friday, allowing the funnel to be lifted onto the ship by crane and mounted.

Video: Trump Says US is Working to Acquire 10 Icebreakers

Video: Trump Says US is Working to Acquire 10 Icebreakers

President Donald Trump says the U.S. is hashing out a plan to acquire up to 10 additional polar icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard.Trump, who over the years has emphasized his administration's commitment to growing the Coast Guard's icebreaker fleet, outlined the new plans in vague terms within remarks delivered at Southern Command headquarters in Doral, Fla., Friday.