REEF DANCER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : REEF DANCER
    • Operator : OLAPA KOA CHARTERS, LTD.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 280
  • Location
    • City : LAHAINA
    • STATE : HI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 30
    • Passenger Capacity : 35
  • Size
    • Register length : 25 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 8.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 25 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 8.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 959679

OLAPA KOA CHARTERS, LTD.

  • Area of Operation : PACIFIC OCEAN WEST OF LAHAINA, MAUI
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Operations to recover oil from a World War II-era shipwreck are nearing completion after commencing on May 11, 2019 off the coast of Long Island, N.Y., the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.The sunken vessel, Coimbra, was a supply ship owned by Great Britain that was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Long Island during World War II.

USN Ship sails in Disputed South China Sea

USN Ship sails in Disputed South China Sea

The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, angering Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two biggest economies.The busy waterway is one of a growing number of flashpoints in the U.S.-China relationship, which include a trade war, U.S. sanctions and Taiwan.

Nearly 500 Airlifted from Stricken Cruise Ship

Rescue services had airlifted 479 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and began towing the vessel to a nearby port.The Viking Sky, with 1,373 passengers and crew on board, sent out a mayday signal on Saturday as it drifted towards land in the Norwegian Sea.

The Decommissioning, Marine Life Connection

The Decommissioning, Marine Life Connection

Data sharing and better understanding of how marine life interacts with manmade structures is the target for the next phase of the Insite program.What to do with offshore structures is a sticky problem for oil companies, regulators and policy makers alike, as many structures are starting to cease production in the North Sea, where some fields have been producing oil and gas since the early 1970s.

Explorer Profile: Sven Lindblad

Explorer Profile: Sven Lindblad

Profiled in the March 2019 "cruise" edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News is Sven Lindblad, intrepid explorer and wildlife photographer Sven Lindblad blazed the trail for environmentally sensitive travelers to Antarctica on Lindblad Expedition’s fleet of cruise ships with National Geographic.

Chinese Ship Exits Vietnam's Waters After Disputed Surveys

Chinese Ship Exits Vietnam's Waters After Disputed Surveys

A Chinese oil survey vessel that has been embroiled in a tense standoff with Vietnamese vessels in the South China Sea left Vietnamese-controlled waters on Thursday after more than three months, marine data showed.The Chinese vessel, the Haiyang Dizhi 8, was speeding away from Vietnam's exclusive economic zone towards China on Thursday under the escort of at least two Chinese ships

Cruise Ship Reaches Port after Casualty, Rescues

Cruise Ship Reaches Port after Casualty, Rescues

A luxury cruise ship that had set sail with almost 1,400 passengers and crew aboard arrived at a port in Norway on Sunday after narrowly escaping disaster when its engines failed during a storm.The Viking Sky sent out a mayday signal on Saturday as it drifted in rough waters in the Norwegian Sea to within 100 metres of land.

Solomon Islands Oil Spill: More Help on the Way

Solomon Islands Oil Spill: More Help on the Way

Australia is sending more help to the Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands to stop oil from a grounded cargo ship destroying a World Heritage-listed marine sanctuary, Australia's foreign minister said on Sunday.At least 75 tonnes of heavy fuel oil has spilled from Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Solomon Trader since Cyclone Oma drove it onto a reef at Rennell Island on Feb. 5.

Meet the new 105m Esquel

Meet the new 105m Esquel

Oceanco’s newest project, the 105-meter (345 ft) diesel-electric driven Esquel has been conceived and designed to explore new territories.Oceanco created Esquel in collaboration with Timur Bozca Design, stylist Gina Brennan, Lateral Naval Architects and Engineering and Pelorus—an experiential and yacht expedition travel company.

Becker Intros New Sail Tech

Becker Intros New Sail Tech

Hamburg-based Becker Marine Systems is now taking another step forward – wind operated vessels."We will see different hybrid systems on board vessels in the future. There will be ships and services where sailing provides a real option for supporting propulsion," said Henning Kuhlmann, Managing Director of Becker Marine Systems.

Wilson Buys Two Bulkers

Wilson Buys Two Bulkers

Wilson Ship Management, a short sea company working hand in hand with major players within the Norwegian and European industry, has signed an agreement to purchase the two bulk carriers MV Lauren C (2007) and MV Nicole C (2008), both of 5,000 dwt.The vessels are expected to be acquired during the first quarter of 2020. Upon acquisition, both vessels will be given Wilson names.

Singapore Ferry Ran Aground, Passengers Safe

Singapore Ferry Ran Aground, Passengers Safe

A Singapore-flagged ferry, Wavemaster 5, ran aground on the Karang Galang reef near the eastern coast of Batam on Saturday afternoon (March 02), with 50 passengers onboard.According to Maritime and Port Authority (MPA), all 50 passengers and seven crew members on board the ferry, which was making its way from Indonesia to Singapore, are accounted for.