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

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.

Cruise Ship Strikes an Iceberg in Alaska

Cruise Ship Strikes an Iceberg in Alaska

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship has canceled the remainder of its voyage and will return to Seattle after striking an iceberg off the coast of Alaska on Saturday.The Norwegian Sun was transitioning to Hubbard Glacier in Alaska when the ship made contact with a small iceberg. No injuries were reported.

Fincantieri Delivers Viking Mars Cruise Ship to Viking

Fincantieri Delivers Viking Mars Cruise Ship to Viking

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has delivered the ocean cruise ship Viking Mars to the shipowner Viking. The ship was delivered on Thursday at the shipyard in Ancona.The 227 meters long Viking Mars will be placed in the small cruise ship segment. Like its sister ships, the Viking Mars is about 47,800 tons, 465 cabins with accommodation for 930 passengers.

OpEd: Time To Shine for US Offshore Wind

OpEd: Time To Shine for US Offshore Wind

It is clear only a few weeks into 2022 that this year can be a watershed moment for American offshore wind. The Department of the Interior has positioned 2022 to be a record year in terms of offshore wind lease offerings and project greenlights.At the end of 2021, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the regulatory agency responsible for offshore wind lease sales, released the document

Lack of Icebreaking Hampers Great Lakes Shipping

Lack of Icebreaking Hampers Great Lakes Shipping

A lack of Coast Guard icebreaking assets is hampering U.S.-flag shipping on the Great Lakes, according to industry coalition the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force.“The inefficiency introduced into the Great Lakes Navigation System by inadequate Coast Guard icebreaking resources impacts the carriers, their customers and the entire North American Manufacturing supply chain,” said Jim Weakley

The Arctic: Scientists Aim to Improve Sea Ice Predictions' Accuracy, Access

The Arctic: Scientists Aim to Improve Sea Ice Predictions' Accuracy, Access

Sea ice predictions have improved markedly since the founding of an international forecasting and monitoring network 14 years ago.“These forecasts are quite encouraging in their increasing accuracy,” said Uma Bhatt, an atmospheric sciences professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute.

Helsinki Shipyard Orders Main Equipment for Nornickel’s New Icebreaker

Helsinki Shipyard Orders Main Equipment for Nornickel’s New Icebreaker

Finnish shipbuilder Helsinki Shipyard Oy announced it has completed purchasing contracts for the main equipment of Nornickel’s icebreaker contracted last year, along with model tests in ice and open water for the icebreaker design developed by Aker Arctic.Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel ordered the new environmentally friendly icebreaker for its operations in the Yenisei River basin

UAF’s GINA Provides a Guiding Hand in Arctic Ocean Research

UAF’s GINA Provides a Guiding Hand in Arctic Ocean Research

The research vessel Sikuliaq navigated among and around the chunks and slabs of Arctic sea ice above Alaska for several weeks on two voyages this fall, breaking through frozen slabs when it had to, just as its sturdy hull is designed to do. It's now on a third trip.The Sikuliaq, a 261-ft.

Arctic Shipping Requires New Ways to Manage Risks

Arctic Shipping Requires New Ways to Manage Risks

In February 2021, LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie, escorted by a nuclear icebreaker, became the first large-capacity cargo vessel to transit the eastern sector of the Northern Sea Route (NSR). The voyage demonstrated that year-round safe navigation is possible along the entire length of the Northern Sea Route (NSR).

Snow & Company Building New Research Vessel for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Snow & Company Building New Research Vessel for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Seattle shipyard Snow & Company has started building a new 15m hybrid catamaran research vessel for operation by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.The Incat Crowther designed vessel will be powered by an advanced parallel hybrid-electric propulsion system, consisting of two Volvo Penta D8-510 main engines, capable of producing 374 kW each

Fincantieri Floats Out Viking Saturn Cruise Ship

Fincantieri Floats Out Viking Saturn Cruise Ship

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has floated out the Viking Saturn, the latest cruise ship Fincantieri is building for the shipowner Viking, at the shipyard in Ancona, Italy.Present at the ceremony were Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking, and Pierroberto Folgiero, CEO of Fincantieri. The godmother of the ceremony was Elena Del Mastro, the shipyard employee.

Snow & Company Delivers New Launch to the Savannah Pilots

Snow & Company Delivers New Launch to the Savannah Pilots

Seattle shipbuilder Snow & Company earlier this month delivered Savannah, the first of two new 64-foot pilot boats for the Savanah Pilots Association. Designed by Camarc Design, the single chine, flush deck 5086 aluminum vessel is the third pilot boat the U.K.-based firm has designed for the Savannah pilots.