POLAR RANGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : POLAR RANGER
    • Operator : POLAR RANGER LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5000
  • Location
    • City : EVERETT
    • 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 : 75 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1999
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : TOWING WINCH
    • Coast Guard Number : 569925
    • REBLT : *

News

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.

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

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

It’s a common story in the U.S. shipbuilding industry today. A piece of equipment that used to be available for delivery on short notice—maybe in one or two weeks—now must be ordered months or more in advance, and it costs double. Add to this rising steel prices and the labor issues that have pervaded nearly all industrial sectors since the early days of the pandemic

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.

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

In the United States, it is a frustrating time to be in the government shipbuilding business. Even though America depends upon maritime commerce and faces growing security risks at sea, shipbuilding is just not a major national focus.Up to now, shipbuilders have had it pretty good. For the past several years, big naval shipbuilders have enjoyed steady growth and strong performance.

Argentinian Polar Icebreaker Project Kicks Off

Argentinian Polar Icebreaker Project Kicks Off

Finnish engineering firm Aker Arctic announced it has signed a deal with Argentinian shipbuilder Tandanor Shipyard to finalize the basic engineering design of a new polar vessel for Argentina. The project officially kicked off in Buenos Aires in May 2022.Aker Arctic had developed the concept design in 2014

Marlink Delivers Connectivity to PONANT Polar Expedition Ship

Marlink Delivers Connectivity to PONANT Polar Expedition Ship

Marlink is supporting PONANT’s first polar exploration ship Le Commandant Charcot, with data and voice connectivity, aiming to create a seamless communication experience for guests.Le Commandant Charcot became the first vessel of her kind to reach the geographic North Pole on September 6, 2021, during sea trials in preparation for her maiden voyage later this year.

National Geographic Resolution Delivered to Lindblad Expeditions

National Geographic Resolution Delivered to Lindblad Expeditions

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings took delivery of National Geographic Resolution from Ulstein Verft, marking the official completion of the line’s second polar new build. Present at the handover ceremony in Ulsteinvik, Norway for the official signing was Nikolaos Doulis, Senior Vice President, New Buildings and Kenneth Pettersen, Project Director at Ulstein Verft.

Vard Delivers Expedition Cruise Ship to Ponant

Vard Delivers Expedition Cruise Ship to Ponant

Shipbuilder and designer Vard on Monday said it delivered the newly built expedition cruise ship Le Commandant Charcot for the French cruise company Ponant.The electric hybrid polar exploration vessel propelled with liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been developed by Ponant, Stirling Design International, Aker Arctic and Fincantieri subsidiary Vard.