Northstar Commander



The Northstar Commander is a multi-purpose offshore utility vessel (work-boat), capable of performing a wide variety of duties such as towing, salvage, marine construction, oil-spill response work, in-shore supply work and supporting a wide array of scientific and research projects.



  • Length, overall: 92ft
  • Beam: 26ft
  • Draft: 8.5ft
  • Engine: Twin screw Volvo D125-E 450hp each (new 2011)
  • Accommodations: 12 births in 3 cabins
  • Fuel Capacity: 10,000 gallons
  • Water Capacity: 2,900 gallons with additional options available for extended cruises
  • Other Equipment
    • 35 ton Tow Winch
    • Generators: 1x 65KW John Deere (new 2015)
    • 1X 65KW Caterpillar (reconditioned 2010)
    • 3.75 ton Palfinger PK 18080MD-S25
    • Marine Knuckleboom Crane
    • Push Knee, Towing Winch, Capstan & Windlass
    • Heavy A-frame ready, 16ft A-frame available
    • Deck Office Container available
    • Auxiliary Hydraulics and additional
    • Pull Master Winches available
      Full USGS safety requirements met
  • 2x Furuno Radars, Furuno Nav Net
  • Chart Plotter, AIS & DGPS, Raytheon
  • Thermal Imaging Camera