POLAR VIKING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : POLAR VIKING
    • Operator : GENERAL ELECTRIC CREDIT CORP. OF TENNESSEE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5000
  • Location
    • City : NEW IBERIA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 134
    • Full Load Capacity : 100 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 118.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 126 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 14.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14.5 Feet
    • Height : 75 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1989
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 568790
    • REBLT : *

GENERAL ELECTRIC CREDIT CORP. OF TENNESSEE

GRETA

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MILLENIUM MAVERICK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MILLENNIUM DAWN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET CHALLENGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

Z-THREE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AEP

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALEUTIAN TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARTY J

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Svalbard Tour Boat Ushers New Technology—And a New Business Model

Svalbard Tour Boat Ushers New Technology—And a New Business Model

Tore Hoem, adventures director at Hurtigruten Svalbard, has lived on Svalbard, the remote Norwegian archipelago just a few hundred miles from the North Pole, for more than two decades, long enough to witness the sea ice retreat significantly and more rain creep into the early and late snow season.

Viking Supply Ships' Four AHTS Deal In Russia Canceled

Viking Supply Ships' Four AHTS Deal In Russia Canceled

Swedish offshore vessel operator Viking Supply Ships has informed that a previously announced contract in Russia for four of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels has now been canceled.Viking Supply Ships had early on February 8 said it had secured a multi-season contract worth 18.

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

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

Passenger Vessel Sector Faces Winding Path Back to ‘Normal’

Passenger Vessel Sector Faces Winding Path Back to ‘Normal’

The year just ended, 2021, might be described as being about “trying to get back to normal”, across the entire transportation spectrum, two years into the pandemic. During this time, the decarbonization and electrification waves have swept across maritime passenger transport. The passenger side of the business is dependent on multiple funding sources; increasingly

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.

Emission Reduction: Eidesvik, Aker BP, Alma to Test Ammonia Fuel Cell Tech on Offshore Vessels

Emission Reduction: Eidesvik, Aker BP, Alma to Test Ammonia Fuel Cell Tech on Offshore Vessels

Eidesvik Offshore, a Norwegian offshore support vessel owner, has signed a deal with oil firm Aker BP and Alma to investigate the possibility of using Alma's fuel cell technology to accelerate the transition to zero-emission shipping.Alma is a venture under establishment by Aker Group's recently formed platform for venture capital in industrial technology Clara Venture Labs.

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate….  in Ship Construction!

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate…. in Ship Construction!

My brother, who is the executive editor of my favorite boating magazine (Soundings), and I occasionally send strange tidbits to each other by email. For some reason he sent me an email about the 17th Century ship Vasa and focused on one of the causes of the vessel’s failure to float properly.

Prysmian Takes Delivery of High-tech Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci

Prysmian Takes Delivery of High-tech Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci

Energy and telecom cable systems company Prysmian Group announced it has taken delivery of the "unique" and "record-breaking" battery-hybrid cable laying vessel Leonardo da Vinci. “Leonardo da Vinci is the most efficient cable layer in the world and from now onwards it will support the group’s long-term growth in the submarine cable installation business.