POLAR ENTERPRISE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : POLAR ENTERPRISE
    • 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 : 2006
    • EQUIP1 : 4 ELECTRIC PUMPS
    • Coast Guard Number : 1172477

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 ADVENTURE

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR DISCOVERY

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR ENDEAVOUR

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR RESOLUTION

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

News

Shell's Giant Prelude FLNG Unit to Remain Shut for Longer as Pay Dispute Continues

Shell's Giant Prelude FLNG Unit to Remain Shut for Longer as Pay Dispute Continues

Unions at Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off Australia have extended industrial action to Sept. 1 over a long-running pay dispute, the company said on Thursday. Shell shut down the 3.6-million-tonne-a-year site in July and told customers it would be unable to supply LNG cargoes for the duration of work stoppages approved by Australia's Fair Work Commission

Australia: Shell Ships LNG from Prelude FLNG Despite Staff Stoppages

Australia: Shell Ships LNG from Prelude FLNG Despite Staff Stoppages

Shell said on Friday it had loaded and shipped a cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) this week at its Prelude floating LNG facilityafter workers scaled-down industrial action at the site off northwestern Australia.The oil and gas giant slowed output at the 3.6-million tonne per year facility last week during a series of work stoppages by unions fighting for better pay and had warned that

Linda Fagan Confirmed as First Woman USCG Commandant

Linda Fagan Confirmed as First Woman USCG Commandant

Adm. Linda L. Fagan has been confirmed as the 27th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, clearing way for her to be the first woman top officer in one of the military services. The Senate on Wednesday approved Fagan’s promotion, along with those of five other senior Coast Guard officers, by unanimous consent.Nominated for the role by President Joe Biden in April, Fagan will succeed Adm.

Norway Labor Unions Threaten Strike of 28,500 Workers from April 1

Norway Labor Unions Threaten Strike of 28,500 Workers from April 1

About 28,500 workers at Norwegian shipyards, oil industry fabrication plants, and other manufacturers will go on strike from April 1, unless labor unions and employers reach a new wage deal, a state-appointed mediator said on Monday.Firms that stand to be affected are suppliers to the oil and gas industry, such as Aker Solutions, where 736 workers may strike; Aibel, with 661 employees

New Zealand Suspends Antarctic Patrol Ship Project

New Zealand Suspends Antarctic Patrol Ship Project

New Zealand’s Ministry of Defense said it has suspended plans to build an Antarctic and Southern Ocean patrol vessel because planned spending is being reassessed due to the impact on the government’s budget of costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Ministry of Defense in mid-2021 issued a request for information on the cost and potential design of a Southern Patrol Ocean Vessel

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

The wreckage of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance, which was crushed by Antarctic ice and sank some 10,000 feet (3,000 m) to the ocean floor more than a century ago, has been found, a team searching for it said on Wednesday.The three-masted sailing ship was lost in November 1915 during Shackleton’s failed attempt to make the first land crossing of Antarctica.

USCG's First Polar Security Cutter to be Named Polar Sentinel

USCG's First Polar Security Cutter to be Named Polar Sentinel

The first ship in the U.S. Coast Guard's Polar Security Cutter program will be named Polar Sentinel, Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz revealed in his 2022 State of the Coast Guard Address, delivered Thursday in Clearwater, Fla.The Polar Security Cutter program is planned to replace the Coast Guard's aging fleet of icebreakers

EU Shipping Plan Leaves Millions of Tons of CO2 Unregulated

EU Shipping Plan Leaves Millions of Tons of CO2 Unregulated

European Commission proposals to bring shipping into the bloc's carbon market contain exclusions for small commercial and military vessels that would leave millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions unregulated, an NGO study showed on Thursday.With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions.

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for Second USCG Polar Security Cutter

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for Second USCG Polar Security Cutter

Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder Halter Marine has been awarded a contract to build a second U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.The $552.7 million detail design and construction contract follows a $745.9 million contract awarded in 2019 to build the first PSC. There is also an option for a third PSC.

NTSB Issues 10 Safety Recommendations Following Dredging Pipeline Strike

NTSB Issues 10 Safety Recommendations Following Dredging Pipeline Strike

The National Transportation Safety Board issued 10 safety recommendations Tuesday during a public board meeting held to determine the probable cause of the fatal August 21, 2020, hazardous liquid pipeline strike and subsequent explosion and fire aboard the dredging vessel Waymon Boyd.

Lindblad Expeditions' Second Polar Ship Christened

Lindblad Expeditions' Second Polar Ship Christened

Lindblad Expeditions announced the launch of its second new polar vessel, National Geographic Resolution, on her inaugural voyage to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands. Under Antarctica’s clear blue skies and parked on fast ice in the Weddell Sea’s Duse Bay, guests walked onto the ice to cheer on Captain Heidi Norling as she christened the 126-guest National Geographic Resolution.

Maersk Triples Quarterly Income Despite Lower Container Volumes

Maersk Triples Quarterly Income Despite Lower Container Volumes

Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday record-high freight rates boosted quarterly earnings despite lower container volumes due to congestion at ports.The coronavirus pandemic has prompted a shortage of container ships and logjams at ports at a time of high consumer spending, pushing the cost of transporting freight to record levels.