SNOW GOOSE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SNOW GOOSE
    • Operator : ANCHOR EXCURSIONS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : BELLINGHAM
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 75
    • Passenger Capacity : 42
  • Size
    • Register length : 62.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.4 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : CARGO BOOM
    • Coast Guard Number : 548355

ANCHOR EXCURSIONS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : SAN JUAN ISLANDS, WASHINGTON AND S.E. ALASKA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Winter Sea Ice in Bering Sea Reached Lowest Levels in Millennia

Winter Sea Ice in Bering Sea Reached Lowest Levels in Millennia

The Bering Sea ice cover during the winters of 2018 and 2019 hit new lows not seen in thousands of years, scientists reported on Wednesday, adding to concerns about the accelerating impact of climate change in the Arctic.Satellite data provides a clear picture of how sea ice has changed over the last four decades in the region between the Arctic and northern Pacific oceans.

China's Polar Icebreaker Embarks on First Arctic Mission

China's Polar Icebreaker Embarks on First Arctic Mission

China's first domestically built polar icebreaker Xue Long 2 has set sail on its first mission to the Arctic, China's state-run Xinhua News Agency reports.Xuez Long 2 (Snow Dragon 2) departed Shanghai Wednesday with a team of Chinese scientists on board to conduct investigations in areas including the Chukchi Rise, Canada Basin and the central Arctic Ocean, Xinhua reports.

Arctic Sea Ice Lows Mark a New Polar Climate Regime

Arctic Sea Ice Lows Mark a New Polar Climate Regime

At the edge of the ice blanketing part of the Arctic Ocean, the ice looked sickly. Where thick sheets of ice once sat atop the water, now a layer of soft, spongey slush slid and bobbed atop the waves.From the deck of a research ship under a bright, clear sky, “ice pilot” Paul Ruzycki mused over how quickly the region was changing since he began helping ships spot and navigate between icebergs in

Clean-up Crews Tackle Valdez Marine Terminal Oil Spill

Clean-up Crews Tackle Valdez Marine Terminal Oil Spill

Clean-up crews were working to contain an oil spill at the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System's (TAPS) Valdez Marine Terminal, officials said on Wednesday, but the volume spilled was not preventing tankers from loading at the site.A sump overflow spilled oil into the water at the terminal on Sunday night.

Crabber Vessel M/V Zenith Delivered

Crabber Vessel M/V Zenith Delivered

A new crabber vessel has been delivered to JSC Arcticservice and departed Tersan Shipyard in Turkey for its journey up to Kirkenes in Norway.The newbuild M/V Zenith will be used for catching, processing and freezing king crab and snow crab in the Barents Sea. The vessel has main dimensions of 62 x 15m (L x B) and will be operated by a crew of 38 persons

Coast Guard Swaps Buoys on Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard Swaps Buoys on Chesapeake Bay

The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin has finished replacing the summer buoys with seasonal winter buoys on the Chesapeake Bay, Md., Friday.Throughout the month of December the crew replaced 66 summer buoys and removed the Francis Scott Key buoy in preparation for the winter season. The seasonal buoys are kept in until late February or early March.

MacGregor-Equipped Icebreaker for China

MacGregor-Equipped Icebreaker for China

A MacGregor project team has been involved in the polar icebreaker Xue Long (Snow Dragon) 2 project for China’s 36th Antarctic expedition from the very early stage back in 2011MacGregor is working collaboratively with the he Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC) project team and the Marine Design and Research Institute of China (MARIC) in Shanghai to develop different technical solutions

First Hybrid Cruise Ship Sails Northwest Passage

First Hybrid Cruise Ship Sails Northwest Passage

Norwegian cruise, ferry and cargo operator Hurtigruten announced that its new expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen became the first battery-hybrid powered ship to ever traverse the legendary Northwest Passage last week.As MS Roald Amundsen arrived in Nome, Alaska on September 10, 2019