POLAR QAASIUT

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Stern Trawler 1989-01-01 Greenland AASIAAT
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
8813702 D3221 OYXT
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
63 13.319 2340 715 1100

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Offshore Wind: The Domino Effect

Offshore Wind: The Domino Effect

an hour ago
Matt Tremblay, SVP, Global Offshore, ABS, discusses the next hot growth market ... offshore wind. While the market grows, the question begs: Is the U.S. marine industry ready to meet demand?The American Bureau of Shipping convened a conference to discuss the pace and direction of the U.S. offshore wind market, including challenges and opportunities for maritime, offshore, subsea and logistics markets. Matt Tremblay, SVP, Global Offshore, ABS, moderated the event and shares some of its findings here.Where do you see opportunities today for growth in the U.S. offshore wind sector?There’s a lot of opportunities and growth that we’re going to experience over the next five to 10 years.
Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

8 hours ago
The first-in-the-nation offshore wind training facility will be located at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.In late October, with much fanfare, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Stephen Pike, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and many others joined officials from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) to launch the first-in-the-nation offshore wind crew transfer training facility. The group of state and college representatives also officially christened a new training vessel. The event underscored the efforts at MMA to both support, but also take full advantage of what stakeholders believe is the advent of offshore wind here in the United States.
Torm Orders LR2 Newbuilds from GSI

Torm Orders LR2 Newbuilds from GSI

9 hours ago
Danish product tanker company TORM announced on Thursday it has entered into a deal to purchase a pair of LR2 tankers from Chinese state-owned builder Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) for expected delivery in the fourth quarter of 2021.TORM, which currently has 29 GSI vessels in its fleet, said the newbuilds will be constructed "to optimize trading and fuel- efficiency" and will be equipped with scrubbers. The vessels will also be prepared for a potential later dual-fuel installation.TORM Executive Director Jacob Meldgaard said the company utilized its long-term relationship with GSI to enter into an agreement to purchase the vessels.
Ferry Industry Sets Pace on Critical Solutions

Ferry Industry Sets Pace on Critical Solutions

yesterday
Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan describes a distinctly upbeat period in the worldwide ferry community – and explains how the global trade association plans to take its support to far-reaching new levels.There are times when the phrase “there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics” seems all too true, but here’s an honest number for you – ferries carry a global total of more than 2 billion passengers a year, which is almost on a par with airlines.Hard to believe? Not for those of us in the industry, but almost certainly for many citizens and politicians.
South Korea Anti-piracy Unit Heading to the Strait of Hormuz

South Korea Anti-piracy Unit Heading to the Strait of Hormuz

yesterday
South Korea's military said on Tuesday it plans to expand the deployment of an anti-piracy unit now operating off the coast of Africa to the area around the Strait of Hormuz, after the United States pressed for help in guarding oil tankers.Attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz off the coast of Iran last year prompted U.S. officials to call for allies to join a planned maritime security mission.While South Korea, a key U.S. ally, will deploy its forces to the area, including the Gulf, it will not officially be joining a coalition of forces known as the International Maritime Security Construct, the defense ministry said.