In Casualty Or
Repairing changed owner on August 2013 to Nova Scotia Ltd. - Halifax
-Canada. Polar Star, remains
tied up in Las Palmas Spain until authorities can reach an agreement on
Ship is still not in operation and since aug.2013 owned by: 3264741 NOVA SCOTIA LTD Halifax-Canada
|May 18-2012 Polar Star Expeditions, has ceased operations after its sole ship, Polar Star, grounded in Alaska. The Halifax-based company said it and parent Karlsen Shipping Co. went into receivership on Tuesday. The future of the ship, which has been undergoing repairs in Spain, is uncertain. Polar Star Expeditions has been a long-time operator in Antarctica, the Canadian Arctic and North pole.|
Registered Owner: Karlsen Shipping Comp. Norway - Canada - Operator Polar Star Expeditions - Canada.
Entered service: 1969 - Converted to cruise ship: 2000 - Gross tonnage: 4.998 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 96 - All berths: 105 - Passenger decks: 5 - Length: 86,50 m.- Beam: 21,21 m. - Drive: diesel/electric 4 diesel engines make Sulzer total output 8.164 kW. - Service speed: 11,5 knots - Max. speed: 15 knots - Built: Wartsila Oy - Finland - Yard no: 389 - Classification:DNV (suspended) - Flag: Liberia (since 2013)
Former name: Original built as Swedish Icebreaker Njord converted into an expedition cruiseship in 2000.
|Passenger space ratio at all berths 52.06|
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