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

NCL Orders Eight New Ships

NCL Orders Eight New Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has ordered eight new ships, the most comprehensive newbuild order in its history.The order represents nearly 25,000 additional berths, with new classes of ships for each of its three brands and the construction of a multi-ship pier at Great Stirrup Cay, the company’s private island destination in the Bahamas.

BYD's First Chartered Vessel Sets Sail with 5,000 EVs for Europe

BYD's First Chartered Vessel Sets Sail with 5,000 EVs for Europe

BYD's first chartered vehicle carrier has set sail from China's southern city of Shenzhen, carrying more than 5,000 electric vehicles to Europe, state media Xinhua reported on Tuesday.Chinese automakers including BYD, Chery Automobile and SAIC Motor, have been placing orders for vessels to counter rising shipping costs as they boost exports.

Saudi Arabia Unveils Oil Platform-Inspired Adventure Tourism Rig

Saudi Arabia Unveils Oil Platform-Inspired Adventure Tourism Rig

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has launched the masterplan for THE RIG – a world-first adventure tourism destination to be built on an offshore platform in the Arabian Gulf.The vision for THE RIG project is to redefine the sea sports and leisure experience while celebrating the legacy of Saudi Arabia's rich oil and gas heritage.

Houthis Attack Commercial Ships, US Warship in the Red Sea

Houthis Attack Commercial Ships, US Warship in the Red Sea

The Pentagon said it was aware of reports regarding attacks on an American warship and commercial vessels in the Red Sea on Sunday, as Yemen's Houthi group claimed drone and missile attacks on two Israeli vessels in the area."We're aware of reports regarding attacks on the USS Carney and commercial vessels in the Red Sea and will provide information as it becomes available," the Pentagon said.

Biggest Chinese Antarctic Fleet Sets Off to Build Research Station

Biggest Chinese Antarctic Fleet Sets Off to Build Research Station

Two Chinese icebreaker research vessels and a cargo ship set sail on Wednesday for the Antarctic with more than 460 personnel on board to help complete construction of China's fifth station on the world's southernmost continent.China's biggest flotilla of research vessels deployed to the Antarctic will focus on building the station on the rocky, windswept Inexpressible Island near the Ross Sea

U.S. Revives Cold War Submarine Spy Program to Counter China

U.S. Revives Cold War Submarine Spy Program to Counter China

On a windswept island 50 miles north of Seattle sits a U.S. Navy monitoring station. For years, it was kept busy tracking whale movements and measuring rising sea temperatures. Last October, the Navy gave the unit a new name that better reflects its current mission: Theater Undersea Surveillance Command.The renaming of the spy station at the Whidbey Island naval base is a nod to a much larger U.S.

Cruise Ship Pulled Free After Running Aground in Greenland

Cruise Ship Pulled Free After Running Aground in Greenland

A luxury cruise ship that ran aground this week in a remote part of Greenland with 206 people on board was pulled free by a fishing trawler on Thursday.The Ocean Explorer cruise vessel had been stuck since Monday in mud and silt in the Alpefjord national park, some 1,400 km (870 miles) northeast of Greenland's capital Nuuk."We have just successfully become free now. ...

Expedition Cruise Ship Remains Stuck Aground in Greenland

A luxury cruise ship carrying 206 people remained stuck in a remote Greenland location on Wednesday after running aground earlier this week, the vessel's operator and rescue services said.The Danish military's Joint Arctic Command (JAC) said Tuesday's tide had failed to lift the 104-metre (341-foot) Ocean Explorer enough to free it.

Luxury Cruise Ship Runs Aground in Remote Greenland

A luxury cruise ship carrying 206 people has run aground in remote eastern Greenland with the nearest help by sea days away, the Danish military's Joint Arctic Command (JAC) said on Tuesday.The Ocean Explorer ran aground on Monday in Alpefjord in a national park some 1,400 km (870 miles) northeast of Greenland's capital Nuuk, the JAC said in a statement.There were no reports of injuries, JAC said.

Offshore Wind: US Shipbuilders Answering the Call

Offshore Wind: US Shipbuilders Answering the Call

It’s a big deal when a U.S. president visits an American shipyard, and these trips always send a message. When President Obama spoke at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding in 2013, he warned of the consequences of sequestration. President Trump’s 2020 speech at Fincantieri Marinette Marine touted a $5.

N-Sea Acquires Geo Plus

N-Sea Acquires Geo Plus

The Netherlands-based subsea services company N-Sea announced it has finalized a deal to acquire Geo Plus based in Groningen, The Netherlands.Geo Plus operates a fleet of five specialized survey vessels—Geo Ranger, Geo Focus, Geo Explorer, Geo Motion, and Geo Connection—which are currently operating on long-term projects in Europe and the Middle East.

Fourth CTV Launched for WindServe Marine

Fourth CTV Launched for WindServe Marine

Senesco Marine held a launch and christening ceremony for WindServe Marine's new Jones-Act-compliant crew transfer vessel (CTV), WindServe Explorer.WindServe Marine, a sister company to the North Kingstown, R.I. shipbuilder—both part of the Reinauer Group—will operate the CTV to serve the U.S. offshore wind industry. The vessel is slated to enter operations at a project in the U.S. Northeast.