POLAR KING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : POLAR KING
    • 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
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : TOWING WINCH
    • Coast Guard Number : 554888

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 CLOUD

  • 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

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

Largest known plant on earth discovered at Shark Bay, and it's 4,500 years old.Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Flinders University have located what is believed to be the largest plant in the world – an ancient and incredibly resilient seagrass stretching across 180km that is estimated to be at least 4,500 years old.

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-ship Fuel Oil Exports

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-ship Fuel Oil Exports

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Linda Fagan Confirmed as First Woman USCG Commandant

Linda Fagan Confirmed as First Woman USCG Commandant

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Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

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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

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.

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.

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Announces Leadership Change

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Announces Leadership Change

U.S. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding announced a change of leadership. Todd Thayse, who began working at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding more than 37 years ago and he has spent the last 10 years as the vice president and general manager, has decided to retire.“The timing of one’s retirement is not an easy decision,” Thayse said.

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

The world's largest shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has suspended five employees as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on one of its ships run by a U.S. subsidiary, and said it was working closely with American authorities."We do everything we can to ensure that all of our workplace environments, including vessels

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

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