ZODIAC

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ZODIAC
    • Operator : THE VESSEL ZODIAC CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Wood
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 500
  • Location
    • City : BELLINGHAM
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 89
    • Passenger Capacity : 49
  • Size
    • Register length : 111 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25 Feet
    • Overall Length : 127 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25 Feet
    • Load draft : 16 Feet
    • Light Draft : 16 Feet
    • Height : 12.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1924
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 223755

THE VESSEL ZODIAC CORP.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERS; OLYMPIA, WA TO HOPE ISLAND, BC CANADA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

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)

Cruise Ships: Oceanwide Orders Polar Class Ship

Cruise Ships: Oceanwide Orders Polar Class Ship

The expedition cruise ship market maintains its torrid pace with news that Oceanwide Expeditions has orders another Polar Class 6 ship, following the success of its ship Hondius.Croatian shipyard Brodosplit, the builder of Hondius, won the follow on order for M/V Janssonius, which is scheduled to be completed in October, 2021.

T. Mariotti Cuts Steel for Seabourn Vessel

T. Mariotti Cuts Steel for Seabourn Vessel

Italian ultra luxury cruise shipbuilder T.Mariotti has cut the first piece of steel for Seabourn’s first-ever luxury expedition cruise ship, Seabourn Venture, at its yard in San Giorgo di Nogare, Italy.Seabourn President Richard Meadows and T. Mariotti Managing Director Marco Ghiglione presided over the ceremony.

Blue Marlin Freed After Pirate Hijacking

Blue Marlin Freed After Pirate Hijacking

A Royal Boskalis Westminster heavy transport vessel has been recovered and the crew freed after being hijacked on Sunday about 80 miles offshore Equatorial Guinea.The 225m-long Blue Marlin semisubmersible heavy transport vessel had recently unloaded a cargo in Equatorial Guinea and had set sail for Malta.

Hapag-Lloyd Names "Hanseatic nature" in Hamburg

Hapag-Lloyd Names "Hanseatic nature" in Hamburg

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises presented the Hanseatic nature for the first time in Hamburg on Saturday (May 04, 2019).The provider of adventure and classic cruising with luxury voyages to Polar Regions, Caribbean, Central America, Europe & more said that Hanseatic nature is the first of three, structurally- identical ships in the cruise line’s new expedition class.

SunStone Signs Contract with CMHI

SunStone Signs Contract with CMHI

Miami-based SunStone Ships has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (Shenzhen) Company Limited (CMHI) for the construction of vessel number six in the INFINITY series, all designed by Ulstein.Niels-Erik Lund, CEO and president of SunStone expects that the remaining four options will be signed by the end of 2019.

First X-BOW Polar Vessel Ready to Explore

First X-BOW Polar Vessel Ready to Explore

The first expedition cruise vessel in SunStone’s INFINITY class series was named ‘Greg Mortimer’ at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) Haimen base on September 6, 2019. The vessels have been designed and developed by Norway-based Ulstein Design & Solutions together with the ship’s owner and their client, Aurora Expeditions.

Carnival Selects Kongsberg for Expedition Ships

Carnival Selects Kongsberg for Expedition Ships

Kongsberg has signed an agreement with the shipbuilding firm T.Mariotti to provide its K-Bridge Integrated Bridge System (IBS) with K-Pos Dynamic Positioning (DP) functionality for two ultra-luxury, purpose-built expedition cruise newbuilds to Carnival Corporation. The ships are under construction at the T.

Oceanwide Expeditions: another Ship on Order

Oceanwide Expeditions: another Ship on Order

Due to the success of our new Polar Class 6 ship, Hondius, Oceanwide Expeditions has ordered a sister ship built by the same manufacturer: M/v Janssonius is scheduled to be completed in October, 2021. She will have the same passenger capacity as Hondius (174), a nearly identical size and design, and will be a Polar Class 6 ice-strengthened vessel equivalent to a 1A super ice-class ship.

VTAS All Set to Go

VTAS All Set to Go

The Vessel Technology Assessment System Project (VTAS Project) has finished its development stage and is set to go live.The UK-based design, engineering and risk management consultancy firm BMT, in collaboration with Black & Veatch, created VTAS for the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) in the UK. Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) is the advisor of the project.