THE EXPLORER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THE EXPLORER
    • Operator : TIDEWATER BARGE LINES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : VANCOUVER
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 3550
    • Full Load Capacity : 8387 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 272 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 84 Feet
    • Overall Length : 274 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 84 Feet
    • Load draft : 18.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.2 Feet
    • Height : 42.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1995
    • EQUIP2 : PUMPS
    • EQUIP1 : HYDRAULIC CRANES
    • Coast Guard Number : 1034156

TIDEWATER BARGE LINES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : WILLAMETTE, COLUMBIA AND SNAKE RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : PETROLEUM, WOODCHIPS, GRAIN, FERTILIZERS AND GENERAL CARGO CONTAINERS

BETTY LOU

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHALLENGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHIEF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLARKSTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CROWN POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DEFIANCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HURRICANE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

INVADER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEGEND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY GAIL II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAVERICK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

REBEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUNDIAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIDEWATER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BIG BIN

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HUMBOLDT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SILETZ

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WL

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NEW DAWN

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

NEW ENDEAVOR

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

NEW FRONTIER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

NEW VISION

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

THE PIONEER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

THE PROSPECTOR

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

TRI-CITIES VOYAGER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

It was Canadian whalers, the Norwegians tell us, who first noticed that a dead whale does not bob in the waves. The carcass didn’t pitch or roll, either, and it was somehow “self-propelled” — its fins giving it forward motion and acting as stabilizers, or foils. The story still inspires Trondheim company Wavefoil, maker of scalable

Fincantieri Delivers Seven Seas Splendor

Fincantieri Delivers Seven Seas Splendor

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri announced it has delivered Seven Seas Splendor for US-based Regent Seven Seas Cruises.The Ancona-built ultra-luxury cruise ship is the second Fincaantieri has delivered for the Regent Seven Seas Cruises, a Norwegian Cruise Line brand. The newbuild is the fifth-all-suite vessel in Regent’s fleet.

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

The U.S. Coast Guard's sole heavy icebreaker arrived January 22 at McMurdo Station, following a 58-day transit from the United States. Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) departed its’ homeport of Seattle on November 26.This year marks the Polar Star’s 23rd journey to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze, an annual joint military service mission to resupply the United States Antarctic stations

UK Polar Research Vessel Named

UK Polar Research Vessel Named

The UK’s new polar research ship is being formally named the RRS Sir David Attenborough today (Thursday, September 26) by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and special guest Sir David Attenborough will be in attendance. A three-day public celebration, hosted at the shipyard by British Antarctic Survey and Cammell Laird

China-Built Cruiser Delivered to Sunstone

China-Built Cruiser Delivered to Sunstone

China Merchants Heavy Industry has delivered an expedition cruise vessel to SunStone Ships, the first of its next-genn INFINITY-class vessel and perhaps more significantly China's firm entrance into the cruise ship building sector.The arrangement to bring this ship from drawing board to delivery slip is the culmination of marrying European cruise design and quality with Chinese ship-building

Expedition Cruise Market Powers Ahead

Expedition Cruise Market Powers Ahead

While nothing lasts forever, the cruise industry – and particularly the ‘expedition’ cruise sector – remain on a historic run with no indication of a near-term slowdown.The leisure travel sector, of which expedition cruising is a part, offers numerous possibilities for delivering new “experiences” unlike industrial shipping businesses (or even conventional ferry and passenger transport)

Market in Focus: Offshore Services Vessels

Market in Focus: Offshore Services Vessels

Newbuild MarketUnsurprisingly, across the offshore sectors, newbuild orders have been scarce to none. Oversupply is still a major problem for the industry and due to slippage, ordering vessels now would be counterproductive. Why order brand new vessels from a yard and wait several years for these to be delivered

Interview: Dan Skjeldam, CEO, Hurtigruten

Interview: Dan Skjeldam, CEO, Hurtigruten

Building on its 125-year heritage, Norwegian shipowner Hurtigruten has become a leader in exploration travel offering voyages to more than 200 unique destinations in more than 30 countries ranging across the globe from the Arctic to the Antarctic and including cruises in Norway, Greenland, Svalbard, Iceland, Western Europe, and the Americas.

Northern Drilling Orders New Drillship at DSME

Northern Drilling Orders New Drillship at DSME

John Fredriksen's offshore drilling firm Northern Drilling has ordered another newbuild rig having exercised a previously held option for the Cobalt Explorer drillship to be delivered by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) by the first quarter of 2021.The drilling contractor said in a press release it has exercised the option for the 7th generation DP3 and ultra-deepwater drillship

Explorer Profile: Sven Lindblad

Explorer Profile: Sven Lindblad

Profiled in the March 2019 "cruise" edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News is Sven Lindblad, intrepid explorer and wildlife photographer Sven Lindblad blazed the trail for environmentally sensitive travelers to Antarctica on Lindblad Expedition’s fleet of cruise ships with National Geographic.

Ulstein Bags SunStone Ship Order

Ulstein Bags SunStone Ship Order

Norwegian ship designer Ulstein has received a contract to design the fourth expedition cruise vessel for Miami-based SunStone Ships, in their Infinity series.The vessel, which will be constructed at the China Merchants Heavy Industries (CMHI)  yard in China, is a CX103 design featuring the X-BOW and designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions.

Tomas Tillberg: Rebel with a Cause

Tomas Tillberg: Rebel with a Cause

Designer Tomas Tillberg’s quest for freedom breaks down barriers and expands to China, where his team builds China’s first expedition cruise ships putting Antarctica - and the most remote, mysterious parts of the world - within reach.All for freedom. Freedom for all. Tomas Tillberg could be Harley Davidson’s new poster boy.