POLAR CLOUD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : POLAR CLOUD
    • Operator : ALASKA MARINE LINES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4960
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 134
  • Size
    • Register length : 118.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 126 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 17 Feet
    • Light Draft : 13.7 Feet
    • Height : 58 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1999
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 555656
    • REBLT : *

ALASKA MARINE LINES

  • Area of Operation : PUGET SOUND, SOUTHEAST ALASKA, COOK INLET AND WESTERN ALASKA; HAWAII
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL CARGO

NUNANIQ

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

CROSS POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIA B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOWELL S

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PADILLA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR KING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR SCOUT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR STORM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR WIND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR WOLF

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BERING TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BRISTOL BAY TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHICHIGOF PROVIDER

  • Type : Container Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KENAI TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KOYUKUK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KVICHAK TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NAKNEK TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NUSHAGAK TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SHELIKOF TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SOUTHEAST TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TOGIAK TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTWARD TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

YUKON TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Sweden Buys Norwegian Icebreaker

Sweden Buys Norwegian Icebreaker

The Swedish Maritime Administration has purchased the 18-year-old icebreaker Polar Circle, expanding its fleet of icebreaking ships to help keep the nation's ports and shipping lanes clear during the cold winter months.In December, the Swedish Maritime Administration put out a tender to acquire a secondhand icebreaker, with Polar Circle emerging as the most suitable option.

FINLAND: ‘A Birthplace for Icebreakers’

FINLAND: ‘A Birthplace for Icebreakers’

Finnish companies have designed about 80 percent of the world’s icebreakers, and about 60 percent of them have been built by Finnish shipyards.Finland is home to a strong and vibrant maritime cluster, with a mix of large, medium and small shipyards, as well as a deep pool of marine engineering expertise and a broad network of vessel equipment suppliers.

Russian Firm Says Baltic Telecoms Cable was Severed as Chinese Ship Passed Over

Russian Firm Says Baltic Telecoms Cable was Severed as Chinese Ship Passed Over

A Russian fiber optic cable under the Baltic Sea was completely severed last month when a Chinese container ship passed over it, state company Rostelecom said on Tuesday.Finnish investigators have already said they suspect the vessel, the NewNew Polar Bear, of causing serious damage to the nearby Balticconnector gas pipeline by dragging its anchor over the sea bed during the same voyage.

Three Baltic Pipe and Cable Incidents "are related", Estonia Says

Three Baltic Pipe and Cable Incidents "are related", Estonia Says

The three incidents that resulted in damage to a gas pipeline and two telecom cables between Estonia, Finland and Sweden "are related", Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas said.Finnish police leading the pipeline investigation have named the Hong Kong-flagged container carrier NewNew Polar Bear as the prime suspect in damaging the Balticconnector Finland-Estonia gas pipeline early on Oct. 8.

Finland Says Gas Pipeline Likely Broken by Ship Dragging Anchor

Finland Says Gas Pipeline Likely Broken by Ship Dragging Anchor

Damage to a Baltic Sea gas pipeline earlier this month is believed to have been caused by a ship dragging a large anchor along the seabed, but it was too early to tell if this was an accident or a deliberate act, Finnish police said on Tuesday.Investigators said they had now retrieved a lost anchor from the seabed location where the pipeline ruptured on Oct.

China Ship is Focus of Pipeline Damage Probe, Finland Says

China Ship is Focus of Pipeline Damage Probe, Finland Says

An investigation into the damage to the Balticonnector gas pipeline is currently focused on the role of the Chinese NewNew Polar Bear container vessel, Finland's National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said on Friday.Early on Oct. 8, a gas pipeline and a telecoms cable connecting Finland and Estonia were broken, in what Finnish investigators said may have been sabotage

Norwegian Navy Shadows Chinese Vessel Probed over Baltic Pipeline Damage

A Norwegian Navy ship shadowed a Chinese container ship investigated over damage to a gas pipeline in the Gulf of Finland for about 15 hours as it sailed along the western coast of Norway on Monday, vessel tracking data showed.Finnish investigators on Tuesday said they were looking into the Chinese vessel, the NewNew Polar Bear, and a Russian-flagged ship, the Sevmorput, as well as other vessels

Titanic Exploration Submersible Missing, Rescue Efforts Underway

Titanic Exploration Submersible Missing, Rescue Efforts Underway

A submarine on a tourism expedition to explore the wreckage of the Titanic has gone missing off the coast of southeastern Canada, according to the private company that operates the vessel and the U.S. Coast Guard.OceanGate Expeditions said in a statement on Monday that it was "mobilizing all options" to rescue those on the underwater vessel, which typically has five people on board.

Seaspan Cuts Steel on ‘Prototype Block’ for Canada's New Polar Icebreaker

Seaspan Cuts Steel on ‘Prototype Block’ for Canada's New Polar Icebreaker

Seaspan Shipyards on Tuesday cut steel to build a “prototype block” marking a critical step in the Vancouver, B.C. shipyard’s Polar Icebreaker Program.Seaspan, which is designing and building the first heavy Polar Icebreaker in Canada in more than 60 years, said assembling the prototype block before full rate construction will allow it to test the new systems, processes

Shadow Tanker Fleet Poses New Safety Challenges

Shadow Tanker Fleet Poses New Safety Challenges

Ongoing and new threats posed by the ripple effects of the Ukraine conflict will create challenges to the shipping sector over the next 12 months and beyond, according to insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2023.Every year AGCS analyzes reported shipping losses and casualties involving vessels over 100 gross tons.

Cargo Vessel Completes Complex Autonomous Journey Off Coast of Norway

Cargo Vessel Completes Complex Autonomous Journey Off Coast of Norway

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime said Friday it had successfully demonstrated a range of remote and autonomous technologies on a cargo vessel operating off the coast of Norway.The test cruise has been named one of the most complex autonomous journeys at sea so far, Kongsberg Maritime said.

Remote Survey is the New End-Game

Remote Survey is the New End-Game

More than remote witnessing, more than remote data analysis, remote survey techniques are now going to aid the shift to full vessel autonomy.The technology that enables a robot to safely navigate an environment it has no prior knowledge of is called Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM). “It is the key to autonomy for any aspiring can-do inspection robot.