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

Video: Stellar Banner Scuttled

Video: Stellar Banner Scuttled

The 340-meter-long very large ore carrier (VLOC) Stellar Banner has been scuttled off the coast of Brazil after being declared a total loss due to extensive hull damage suffered during a grounding incident.The 300,660 dwt vessel, owned and operated by the South Korean company Polaris Shipping, ran aground while carrying iron ore bound for China from Vale's terminal in Maranhão in February.

Stellar Banner to Be Scuttled Off Brazilian Coast

Stellar Banner to Be Scuttled Off Brazilian Coast

A 340-meter-long very large ore carrier (VLOC) that ran aground off the coast of Brazil earlier this year will be scuttled due to the extent of hull damage suffered as a result of the incident, Brazilian authorities said.The 300,660 dwt Stellar Banner, owned and operated by the South Korean company Polaris Shipping

Autonomy on Trial

Autonomy on Trial

When discussing the arrival of autonomous workboats, many – especially those developing the technologies that enable them – say it’s is not a matter of if, but when. In fact, autonomous harbor tugs are already being put to the test in Singapore, where authorities hope to establish the technological infrastructure to enable fully autonomous ship operations. In the U.S.

Tankers Pile Up Off Europe's Coast

Tankers Pile Up Off Europe's Coast

Dozens of tankers holding jet fuel and gasoline are at anchor in sea lanes around Europe's main storage hubs, unable to discharge their cargoes as onshore tanks are full to capacity following the collapse in demand linked to the coronavirus crisis.Nearly 1 million tonnes of refined products are parked on around 30 tankers off Europe's coast, Reuters calculations found.

Autonomous Harbor Tug Tested in Singapore

Autonomous Harbor Tug Tested in Singapore

A 27-meter harbor tug equipped with autonomous navigation capabilities has been put through its paces at the Port of Singapore, demonstrating functions such as smart navigation and collision avoidance which are key to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore's (MPA) goal to enable autonomous ship operations within the world’s busiest transshipment hub.

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

There was important cruise news in January: Viking – a premier European ocean and river cruise company - will offer two new “destination-focused travel experiences,” starting in 2022.  One set of cruises becomes Viking’s first foray in the inland North American market, in this case the Great Lakes.  Another set of cruises will head to the Arctic and Antarctica.

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.

Keel Laid for Polaris New Energy LNG Bunker Barge

Keel Laid for Polaris New Energy LNG Bunker Barge

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding hosted a private ceremonial keel laying June 24 celebrating the start of construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barge for Polaris New Energy.The barge will be named the Clean Canaveral and will operate as an articulated tug and barge unit (ATB) that initially runs along the U.S.

Viking Launches Mississippi River Cruises

Viking Launches Mississippi River Cruises

Viking announced it will launch a Mississippi River cruise line with its first vessel, Viking Mississippi, scheduled to sail voyages on the Lower and Upper Mississippi, between New Orleans and St. Paul from August 2022.Purpose-built for the Mississippi and is currently under construction in Louisiana, the five-deck ship will accommodate 386 passengers in 193 all outside staterooms.

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.

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.