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

Ocean Influencer: Graham Hawkes, HAWX Open Ocean

Ocean Influencer: Graham Hawkes, HAWX Open Ocean

The July/August edition of Marine Technology Reporter, the 15th Annual "MTR100", recognizes Graham Hawkes a subsea innovator, explorer, inventor and pusher of boundaries. A pioneer in the realm of ocean engineering, he’s designed and built more than 60 manned submersibles—everything from atmospheric dive suits to flying subs.

Cruise Shipping's Return: Genting Cruise Lines Gears Up for July 26 Sailing

Cruise Shipping's Return: Genting Cruise Lines Gears Up for July 26 Sailing

Genting Cruise Lines said it will be the first international cruise company to restart operations with the deployment of Dream Cruises’ Explorer Dream to Taiwan, where it will begin “Taiwan Island-Hopping” itineraries on July 26 2020.Upon the ship’s arrival in Keelung on June 40, 2020, Explorer Dream underwent a thorough deep cleaning in accordance with EU standard

Interview: Captain Havard Ramsoy, Genting Cruise Lines, Plotting the Return Course for Cruising

Interview: Captain Havard Ramsoy, Genting Cruise Lines, Plotting the Return Course for Cruising

While COVID-19 has proven to be the biggest business disruption event in generations, for the once-booming cruise shipping industry it has meant a hard stop. Getting back to cruising will be neither fast nor easy. We reached out to Captain Havard Ramsoy, Vice President, Marine Operations and Safety, Genting Cruise Lines for insights on the path forward.

Rewrite the Rules: The Path to Zero Emissions

Rewrite the Rules: The Path to Zero Emissions

With social media updates and conference agendas addressing the subjects of climate change, emissions reductions and alternative fuels, it’s a wonder we are not climbing the Himalayans in search of the Jedi Master that will provide us with the magic potion. Yoda’s blessing with a calming breath, “You have chosen wisely.

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

A World War II era submarine sunk during a Cold War training exercise off the shores of Hawaii more than six decades ago has been discovered by a team of ocean explorers utilizing pioneering robotics and methods at the forefront of today's underwater technology.USS Stickleback (SS 415), lost in nearly 11,000 feet of water 62 years ago

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Unmanned Vehicles Collect Data for Improving Storm ForecastsThe influences of ocean conditions and currents on living environments are now more widely appreciated—from the Earth’s climate and severe weather conditions to fisheries and biodiversity. Sustained and widespread measurements are needed to provide essential clues for understanding the oceans

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

Will 2020 be the year for Subsea Mining?

Will 2020 be the year for Subsea Mining?

Anyone who has been around the Offshore Oil and Gas or the Marine industries for long has heard of plans for mining various minerals located on or just below the seafloor. In fact, when Howard Hughes built the Glomar Explorer in 1972, the cover story for its true mission – recovering a Soviet submarine - was that the rig would be used to mine manganese nodules from the deep ocean floor.

Maritime History & the Panama Canal

Maritime History & the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a strategic crossroads for maritime traffic, and is arguably one of the most important maritime developments in the past century. Here we take a deeper dive into the history behind that famous strip of waterway.The present canal, which saw its first vessel transits in 1914, along with possible alternatives through Nicaragua and Mexico

Ocean Explorer Expedition Cruise Vessel Launched

Ocean Explorer Expedition Cruise Vessel Launched

SunStone's new expedition cruise vessel 'Ocean Explorer' was launched last week at the CMHI shipyard, China, Ulstein, the vessel designer has informed.The ship is number four in the INFINITY class of X-BOW expedition ships, all designed by Ulstein. The vessel for which the keel was laid in January, was launched on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.