STAR OF THE NORTHWEST

  • General
    • Vessel Name : STAR OF THE NORTHWEST
    • Operator : FOUR SEASONS MARINE SERVICES CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1350
  • Location
    • City : SEWARD
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 65
    • Passenger Capacity : 245
  • Size
    • Register length : 100.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 115 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.4 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1978
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 593217

FOUR SEASONS MARINE SERVICES CORP.

  • Area of Operation : INSIDE WATERS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA, CAPE SPENCER TO DIXON ENTRANCE; INTERNAL WATERS BETWEEN CAPE PUGET TO CAPE SUCKLING, AK; AND PUGET SOUND, WA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ADMIRALTY WIND

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

FAIRWEATHER EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

FAIRWEATHER EXPRESS II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

GLACIER EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

KENAI STAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

MELISSA ANN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

ORCA SONG

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

RACHEL MARIE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

VIEWFINDER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

YUKON QUEEN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

The Coast Guard needs a ship that can do more than just break ice; it needs a multi-mission ship to provide for the nation’s security, asserting its sovereign rights, and protecting its long-term economic interests.  That ship is the Polar Security Cutter.Since Russia cashed the check in 1867 for the purchase of Alaska the U.S. has been an Arctic nation.

Fincantieri Fits New Midsection in Star Breeze

Fincantieri Fits New Midsection in Star Breeze

The most complex cruise ship lengthening ever undertaken is clipping along at Fincantieri’s Palermo yard.The final welding cut to Windstar Cruises’ Star Breeze was completed and  the ship’s 25.6-meter/84-foot prefabricated midsection was glided into place between the two halves in the drydock, an operation that took just half an hour.

Bourbon Vessel Taking on Water Near Hurricane Lorenzo

Bourbon Vessel Taking on Water Near Hurricane Lorenzo

Bourbon said a mission has been launched to rescue 14 crew from one of its vessels taking on water in heavy seas near a category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.The French offshore vessels owner said water is entering the stern of the 49.5-meter tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode, about 60 nautical miles south-southeast from the eye of hurricane Lorenzo.

Hurricane Dorian Update

Hurricane Dorian Update

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 79.6 West.Dorian is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h), and a northwest or north-northwest motion is expected through this morning.  A turn toward the north is forecast by this evening, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday morning.

Hurricane Dorian Builds, Aims for Bahamas, Florida

Hurricane Dorian Builds, Aims for Bahamas, Florida

Hurricane Dorian took aim at the Bahamas and the Florida coast on Thursday, spurred on by warm Atlantic waters as it threatens to strengthen into a dangerous Category 3 storm.Dorian earlier sideswiped the Caribbean without doing major damage but is expected to strengthen and slam the Bahamas and the southeastern United States with rain

Vigor, MHI Acquired and Merged

Vigor, MHI Acquired and Merged

In one a dramatic U.S. shipbuilding and repair move it was announced today that The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and private equity firm Stellex Capital Management signed a definitive agreement to acquire and merge Vigor Industrial LLC, an infrastructure, defense, and maritime services company based in Portland, Oregon, and MHI Holdings LLC, a ship repair, maintenance

Survey Vessel Joins Hunt for Lost F-35

Survey Vessel Joins Hunt for Lost F-35

Japan expanded its search for a missing F-35 stealth fighter on  with a maritime survey vessel joining a navy ship and a U.S. Navy salvage team is expected in the area in coming days, a Japanese air force spokesman said.Only small pieces of the Japanese Air Self Defense Force aircraft's tail have been found since the advanced jet disappeared from radar screens during an exercise with three other

VT Halter Wins Historic $746m CG Contract

VT Halter Wins Historic $746m CG Contract

VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, MS has emerged the victor in one of the most prized and coveted shipbuilding contracts in recent memory, a $746m deal to build the Coast Guard's lead Polar Security Cutter. If two additional ship options are exercised, the total deal could approach $2B.The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy, through an Integrated Program Office (IPO), awarded VT Halter Marine Inc.

Fire Breaks out on USCG's Polar Star

Fire Breaks out on USCG's Polar Star

It seems the U.S. cannot do enough to fast-track the construction of its new icebreaking fleet, as the USCG announce last night that the 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship's incinerator room about 650 miles north of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.

Ecochlor Wins BWMS Contract with ATC

Ecochlor Wins BWMS Contract with ATC

Alaskan Tanker Company (ATC) will retrofit the Ecochlor ballast water management system (BWMS) on board their fleet including three VLCC crude oil tankers and an option for one additional vessel. Each of these vessels are U.S. flag tankers with Zone 1 and Zone 0 hazardous areas.The Ecochlor BWMS is approved for installation in both US Flag and International vessels in hazardous areas rated Zone

Vigor Wins $7.3 Mln Contract for USCG Icebreaker Maintenance

Vigor Wins $7.3 Mln Contract for USCG Icebreaker Maintenance

The U.S. Coast Guard’s polar medium icebreaker Healy arrived at Vigor’s Seattle shipyard in early January for maintenance.The $7.3 million contract includes sea valve renewal and overhaul, bow thruster modifications, ballast tank and underwater hull paint preservation and various machinery overhauls.The vessel will be at Vigor’s Harbor Island facility through June 2019.