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Bavaria Cruiser 34 728x90

Seismic survey ship operating north of Aruba and Curacao

by Caribbean Safety and Security Net on 29 Jul 2014
Polar Duke © Frank-Johnny / Saetre / GMC Maritime
All ships transiting north of Curacao and Aruba are advised that the seismic survey ship Polar Duke will be conducting surveys in the area until 15 September 2014. The towed array is very large – 12 streamers 9000 meters long, and 900 meters wide.

It is advised to give a wide berth of 8NM astern, 2NM ahead and 3NM abeam as maneuverability of this ship is limited.

For a real time position of the Polar Duke click here.