VICTORIA STAR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VICTORIA STAR
    • Operator : PACIFIC CRUISES NORTHWEST, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1600
  • Location
    • City : BELLINGHAM
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 67
    • Passenger Capacity : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 98 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 23.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 98 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 23.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.4 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 572980

PACIFIC CRUISES NORTHWEST, INC.

  • Operating Name : D/B/A VICTORIA SAN JUAN CRUISES
  • Area of Operation : BELLINGHAM, WA TO SAN JUAN ISLANDS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

SALISH SEA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

VIKING STAR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

Containership Captain Charged Over Cable Strike in Australia

Containership Captain Charged Over Cable Strike in Australia

The master of a containership has been charged in Australia after his vessel allegedly dragged anchor through a protected zone and damaged a subsea communications cable off the West Australian coast. The Ukrainian national is facing up to three years imprisonment.A section of the Australia Singapore Cable in the Perth Submarine Cable Protection Zone

VARD to Build North Star's Dogger Bank SOV Fleet in Vietnam

VARD to Build North Star's Dogger Bank SOV Fleet in Vietnam

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has won contracts to build three Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for the UK-based North Star Renewables. The vessels, to be built in Vietnam, will operate on the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea, the world's largest.The shipbuilding contract announcement comes three weeks after North Star said it had won a deal worth around $375 million to supply SOVs for the

Royal Caribbean's New Cruise Ship Odyssey of the Seas Delivered

Royal Caribbean's New Cruise Ship Odyssey of the Seas Delivered

Royal Caribbean Group on Wednesday took delivery of its newest cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas, built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany.The 169,000 GT, 347.1-meter vessel is the last of five Quantum Ultra class cruise ships started in January 2013 with the launch of Quantum of the Seas.

VIDEO: North Star to Deliver SOV Trio for Dogger Bank Wind Farm in $375M Deal

VIDEO: North Star to Deliver SOV Trio for Dogger Bank Wind Farm in $375M Deal

Aberdeen-based offshore vessel owner North Star Renewables has won contracts worth around £270 million (~$375 million), to deliver three service operation vessels (SOVs) to be used on what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK North Sea.

Deployment of World's First Hydrogen Tanker Delayed

Deployment of World's First Hydrogen Tanker Delayed

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd expects shipment of its first cargo of liquefied hydrogen from Australia to Japan could be delayed until the summer due to the pandemic, a company spokesman said on Wednesday.A A$500 million ($391 million) pilot project, led by Kawasaki Heavy and backed by the Japanese and Australian governments

Chantiers de l’Atlantique Delivers Cruise Ship MSC Virtuosa

Chantiers de l’Atlantique Delivers Cruise Ship MSC Virtuosa

MSC Cruises on Monday took delivery of its new flagship, MSC Virtuosa, built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint Nazaire, France.The occasion was marked by a small and private ceremony held at the shipyard attended by MSC Cruises' executive chairman Pierfrancesco Vago, his wife Alexa Aponte-Vago and their children

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Two offshore drilling rigs, previously used for oil and gas exploration beneath the seabed, could soon help with space exploration.Namely, according to multiple reports this week, a company linked to billionaire Elon Musk bought two deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs last year, with plans - reportedly - to convert them into floating launch pads for Musk's SpaceX rockets.

Fincantieri Delivers Costa Firenze to Costa Cruises

Fincantieri Delivers Costa Firenze to Costa Cruises

Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises has taken delivery of the new cruise ship Costa Firenze designed and built by Fincantieri at its Marghera shipyard.With 135,500 gross tonnage and a capacity of more than 5,200 guests, the Costa Firenze is part of a €6 billion ($7.3 billion) development plan that includes seven new ships to be delivered for the Costa Group by 2023.

Wärtsilä and Grieg to Build World's First Green Ammonia Tanker

Wärtsilä and Grieg to Build World's First Green Ammonia Tanker

Finnish maritime technology firm Wärtsilä and Grieg Edge, the innovation hub of Norwegian shipping group Grieg Star, are working on a joint project to launch an ammonia-fuelled tanker producing no greenhouse gas emissions by 2024. With Norwegian government support worth 46.3 million NOK (4.4 million EUR), the partnership aims to build what will be the world's first green ammonia fuelled tanker.

Cruise Line Viking Installs First COVID-19 PCR Lab at Sea

Cruise Line Viking Installs First COVID-19 PCR Lab at Sea

A cruise ship has been fitted with the world's first at-sea PCR laboratory to test passengers and crews for COVID-19 as cruise lines look for ways to safely resume voyages amid the prevailing coronavirus pandemic. The full-scale lab installed aboard Viking's luxury cruise ship Viking Star has capacity to perform daily non-invasive saliva tests for every passenger and crew member

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australian officials were evacuating workers from a Kuwaiti-flagged livestock ship docked off the country’s west coast on Tuesday after at least half the 52 crew tested positive for COVID-19.The cluster of cases is the fourth outbreak detected onboard a ship arriving at a Western Australia port over the last month, in a state that has otherwise been free of the coronavirus for weeks.

US Navy's New Frigates Named the Constellation Class

US Navy's New Frigates Named the Constellation Class

The name of the first ship in the U.S. Navy's new guided missile frigate (FFG(X)) class will be USS Constellation (FFG 62), Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite announced Wednesday while aboard the museum ship Constellation in Baltimore.The warship will be the fifth U.S. Navy vessel to bear the name Constellation. Braithwaite said the name was selected in honor of the first U.S.