POLARIS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : POLARIS
    • Operator : GULFMARK AMERICAS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5364
  • Location
    • City : SAINT ROSE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2918
    • Full Load Capacity : 3524 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 247.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 58 Feet
    • Overall Length : 271.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 58 Feet
    • Load draft : 16.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.2 Feet
    • Height : 101.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2014
    • EQUIP1 : PUMP
    • Coast Guard Number : 1249448

GULFMARK AMERICAS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAYS OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS; GULF OF MEXICO; TRINIDAD; BRAZIL; MEXICO AND UNITED ARAB EMERATES
  • Principal Commodity : VARIOUS TYPES OF OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY CARGO; AND TRANSPORTATION OF SUPPLIES AND CREWS TO OFFSHORE FACILITIES

BIENVILLE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

BOURBON

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CHARTRES

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

ESPLANADE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

IBERVILLE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

JERMAINE GIBSON

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

ORLEANS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

ROYAL

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

ST. LOUIS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS WAINWRIGHT

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

TIGER

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

TOUCHDOWN

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

TOULOUSE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Vard to Design LNG Bunker Barge for Fincantieri

Vard to Design LNG Bunker Barge for Fincantieri

Vard Marine, a naval architecture and marine engineering company, recently completed the concept design of a new 5,400 cubic meter (CBM) LNG bunker barge for Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.The barge is being designed for Polaris New Energy’s bunkering operations that will support LNG fueled ships in the east coast of the United States.

Wärtsilä, PSA Marine Collaborate on Clean Energy Shipping

Wärtsilä, PSA Marine Collaborate on Clean Energy Shipping

Wärtsilä and Singapore-based PSA Marine have agreed to collaborate in the co-creation of smart technologies for the marine sector. The focus will be on solutions that are human-centric and deployable. The Letter of Intent was signed on November 14 as part of the events celebrating the anniversary of the opening of the Wärtsilä Acceleration Center in Singapore.

NorthStar Midstream Forms LNG Marine Transport Firm

NorthStar Midstream Forms LNG Marine Transport Firm

NorthStar Midstream, a portfolio company of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., has announced the formation of Polaris New Energy (“PNE”), a marine transportation company focused on the transportation and distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG) along the coastal and inland waterways of the United States.

Report: Collision Caused by Turning Error

A report issued by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) found that a February 9, 2019 collision between a Greece-registered bulk carrier and a Malaysian Government vessel within Singapore Port Limits off Tuas was caused by a turning error.As the collision took place in Singapore Territorial Waters

Polaris Bunkered in Finland

Polaris Bunkered in Finland

The world’s first LNG-fueled icebreaker, Polaris, received liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel in January from the Pori LNG import terminal and in February from the Manga LNG terminal located in the Röyttä Harbor in Tornio, Finland.  The commercial use of the Tornio import terminal begins this year, said a press release from Nordic gas company Gasum.

Naval Group: Four OPVs for Argentina

Naval Group: Four OPVs for Argentina

Argentina has decided to acquire four offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) built by Naval Group. The contract entered into force on February 14, 2019, and Naval Group will now begin production on the four vessels. The first to be delivered will be L’Adroit. Developed, financed and built in less than two years by Naval Group, L’Adroit had been made available to the French Navy since 2011

NUWC Joins 401 Tech Bridge Project

NUWC Joins 401 Tech Bridge Project

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport has joined the 401 Tech Bridge innovation initiative in the state of Rhode Island.“The Warfare Centers recognize that to be successful, whether it is on a submarine, on a ship or solving a technical challenge, you need a good team,”  NUWC Division Newport Commanding Officer Capt. Mike Coughlin said.

Wes Amelie Retrofit for Synthetic Natural Gas

Wes Amelie Retrofit for Synthetic Natural Gas

The technology group Wärtsilä, in collaboration with PSA Marine, has achieved a breakthrough in its IntelliTug project.Following the successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbor tug ‘PSA Polaris’, trials are now being carried out in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions.

Wartsila Wins US LNG Bunker Vessel Deal

Wartsila Wins US LNG Bunker Vessel Deal

The Finnish technology major Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply its LNG cargo handling system for a new 5400-cbm LNG bunker barge being built in the USA.The barge is being built at the Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding yard in Wisconsin on behalf of NorthStar Midstream. It will be operated by the company’s marine transportation company Polaris New Energy (PNE).

UK Detains 3 Foreign Flagged Ships in July

UK Detains 3 Foreign Flagged Ships in July

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced that during July, there were three new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in a UK port.It also informed that  four foreign flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports after failing port state control (PSC) inspection.The UK is part of a regional agreement on port state control known as the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port

KR Responds to RMI Report on Stellar Daisy Casualty

KR Responds to RMI Report on Stellar Daisy Casualty

Korean Register (KR), its Chairman, management and entire staff offers sincere sympathies to the families and loved ones of the seafarers who tragically lost their lives due to the sinking of Stellar Daisy. KR reaffirms its commitment to investigating the causes of the sinking, sharing its knowledge and implementing any changes necessary to avoid a similar loss in the future.

DSV Rever Polaris Gets Engine Overhaul

DSV Rever Polaris Gets Engine Overhaul

New engineering work involving the overhaul of diesel engines on the offshore construction and dive support vessel (DSV) Rever Polaris, has been completed by power specialist Royston.Engineers undertook the DG1 and DG3 24,000 and DG4 36,000 running hours service on the generator engines on board the 113-meter-long vessel at A&P Tyne’s facilities in the North East of England