SOUND ARROW

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SOUND ARROW
    • Operator : ARROW LAUNCH SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 225
  • Location
    • City : PORT ANGELES
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 15
    • Full Load Capacity : 2 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 13
  • Size
    • Register length : 35.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 11.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 36 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.6 Feet
    • Height : 13 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 540195

ARROW LAUNCH SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ANACORTES, WA; PORT ANGELES, WA; SEATTLE, WA AND TACOMA, WA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND PACKAGED GOODS

BRAVE ARROW

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

CHEYENNE ARROW

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

CHIEF ARROW

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

CROW ARROW

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

MOTEGA

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

SEALTH ARROW

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

SIOUX ARROW

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

STRAIT ARROW

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

SWIFT ARROW

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

WARRIOR

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

JUNEAU I

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Fiberglass

WOLFPACKER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC ARROW

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

News

Kitsap Transit Gets Fed Funds for High-Speed, Low-Emission Ferry Project

Kitsap Transit Gets Fed Funds for High-Speed, Low-Emission Ferry Project

As the global maritime community collectively is slowly pushed toward decarbonization, it is generally agreed that there is no ‘silver bullet’ technical solution and that progress will come in steps, led by public/private collaboration and funding.A recent development following that script is the awarding this week of federal funds to a Washington State team working to accelerate ferry technology

Golden Ray Salvage Operations Resume

Golden Ray Salvage Operations Resume

Salvage operations to remove the overturned car carrier Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound in Georgia have resumed after work was paused due to coronavirus concerns and Hurricane Isaias.Due to the potential impact of the Hurricane to the St. Simons Sound area, the Unified Command (UC) response team implemented its Heavy Weather Plan which required the repositioning and securing of all response

Sandy Hook Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident

Sandy Hook Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident

A Sandy Hook Pilots Association captain died from injuries suffered during a boarding accident on Wednesday.Capt. Timothy Murray reportedly fell from a pilot ladder while boarding a tanker inbound to the Port of New York & New Jersey at approximately 10:30 p.m., the pilots association said in a statement. Murray was evacuated to a local hospital, where he died from the injuries.The U.S.

Golden Ray Salvage Paused Due to COVID-19, Hurricane Season

Golden Ray Salvage Paused Due to COVID-19, Hurricane Season

Operations to remove the overturned car carrier Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Ga. have been suspended due to a coronavirus outbreak among responders and safety risks relating to hurricane season, the wreck removal unified command team announced Friday.To date, 10 responders have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 50 responders, out of approximately 300 personnel

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

The twin-hull heavy lift vessel VB-10,000 moored at the Port of Fernandina, Fla., July 3, 2020, for final modifications and function checks prior to heading to St. Simons Sound in early to mid-July. The two 255-foot tall gantries will use lengths of chain to cut the capsized RoRo vessel Golden Ray into eight pieces and lift them onto barges for eventual transportation to Louisiana for recycling.

Final Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray Wreck

Final Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray Wreck

T&T Salvage installed the final lifting lug on the M/V Golden Ray, a roll-on, roll-off vessel that ran aground and overturned near the Port of Brunswick in Georgia in September.The 16 lugs welded to the frame of the Korean-owned car carrier will provide connection points for the 255-foot tall Versabar VB 10

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

First Coast Guard District command center crews, from Maine to Northern New Jersey, have a new tool to help distressed mariners come home to their families after being out to sea.The i911 program allows for watchstanders to use a mariner’s cellphone number to assist in finding their location for Coast Guard rescue crews to locate them faster.

31 Years Ago Today: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

31 Years Ago Today: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

On March 24. 1989, the single-hull tanker Exxon Valdez was departing the Port of Valdez, Alaska with a full load of North Slope crude oil (approximately 1.26 million barrels) destined for Long Beach when it grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound. The resulting oil spill (approximately 258,000 barrels), while not the largest in US history, was clearly the most important.

Ship Hull Cleaning: Shipowners Should Be Proactive to Improve Hull Performance

Ship Hull Cleaning: Shipowners Should Be Proactive to Improve Hull Performance

While owners have long recognized the link between clean hulls and lower fuel costs, lack of reliable data has slowed investments in optimizing hull performance. But with improved sensor technologies and data analysis tools, hull performance is getting a second look.  Owners seeking to lower fuel costs and comply with pending regulations on emissions and invasive species often look to equipment

Salvors Building Protection Barrier Around Golden Ray Wreck

Salvors Building Protection Barrier Around Golden Ray Wreck

Salvors are continuing work to remove the wreck of a South Korean car carrier vessel that ran aground and overturned near Brunswick, Ga. in September 2019.Last week, unified command contractors started driving the first of 70-80 piles that will be used to hold an environmental protection barrier (EPB) in place around the MV Golden Ray wreck in St.

Ship Efficiency: Improve Hull Performance

Ship Efficiency: Improve Hull Performance

While owners have long recognized the link between clean hulls and lower fuel costs, lack of reliable data has slowed investments in optimizing hull performance. But with improved sensor technologies and data analysis tools, hull performance is getting a second look.  Owners seeking to lower fuel costs and comply with pending regulations on emissions and invasive species often look to equipment

Golden Ray: Lightering of Fuel Completed

Golden Ray: Lightering of Fuel Completed

The a unified command team has completed the oil pumping of all accessible tanks from the M/V Golden Ray, a roll-on, roll-off car carrier that overturned near the Port of Brunswick in Georgia in September, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Salvage workers and divers gained access to 26 fuel tanks inside the Golden Ray