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

Golden Ray Salvage: Cutting Operations Resume

Golden Ray Salvage: Cutting Operations Resume

The crew working to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray in Georgia's St. Simons Sound has resumed salvage efforts after suspending operations ahead of a tropical storm that traveled up the southern U.S. East Coast late last week.The team resumed operations to cut the first vessel section using the specialized heavy lift crane vessel VB 10

Golden Ray Salvors Brace for Storm Eta

Golden Ray Salvors Brace for Storm Eta

The salvage team working to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray in Georgia's St. Simons Sound has suspended operations ahead of a tropical storm that made landfall in neighboring Florida on Thursday.The specialized heavy lift crane vessel VB 10,000 has paused work partway through the first cut, which began Friday

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

A specialized heavy lift crane vessel began cutting the first bow section of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray on Friday as salvage crews enter the next phase of operations to remove the overturned vessel from Georgia's St. Simons Sound.The Korean-owned Golden Ray, which capsized after leaving the Port of Brunswick in September 2019, will be dismantled in place and removed in sections.

Video: Heavy-lift Ship Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Video: Heavy-lift Ship Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

The heavy-lift vessel VB 10,000 arrived Tuesday at the Golden Ray wreck site in Georgia's St. Simons Sound, where the specialized vessel will be used by salvage crews to cut and lift sections of the overturned car carrier. The Korean-owned Golden Ray, which capsized after leaving the Port of Brunswick in September 2019, will be dismantled in place and removed in sections.

Heavy Lift Vessel Heads to St. Simons Sound for Golden Ray Salvage

Heavy Lift Vessel Heads to St. Simons Sound for Golden Ray Salvage

A specialized heavy-lift vessel departed the Port of Fernandina, Fla. Monday en route to Georgia's St. Simons Sound, where it will be used by salvage crews to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray.The U.S. flagged VB 10,000 is expected to reach the St. Simons Sound in the early hours on Tuesday and remain on scene for a minimum of eight weeks

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

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.

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.