Evergreen State Begins Training to Become CONSOL Qualified

Military Sealift Command chartered ship MT Evergreen State participated in training at the Underway Replenishment Test Site at Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme, Calif., Feb 12-15. The training was the first in a series that will qualify the ship for consolidated cargo (CONSOL) with MSC oilers and dry cargo/ammunition ships at sea. Over four days, teams from the ship…

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MSC Operation Deep Freeze 2018 Fuel Delivery Ops Begin at McMurdo Station With Arrival of M/T Maersk Peary

Military Sealift Command chartered ship MT Maersk Peary has arrived at McMurdo Station, Antarctica and is currently offloading nearly 6 million gallons of diesel and jet fuel in support of the Operation Deep Freeze 2018 resupply mission. The scene was the proverbial ships passing in the night as Peary passed by the outgoing MSC chartered ship MV Ocean Giant, who…

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MSC Chartered Ship MT Maersk Perry Conducts Fuel Offload in Support of Operations Deep Freeze 2017

February 3, 2017 – The following blog post is the third in a series highlighting MSC’s role in Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) 2017. The purpose of ODF is to provide logistical support to the U.S. Antarctic Program via Department of Defense assets. MSC has supported ODF since McMurdo Station was established in 1955, providing supplies and fuel to scientists operating from…

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Military Sealift Command Sealift Tanker Fleet Update

Deliver petroleum products to DOD storage and distribution facilities around the world MT Empire State (T-AOT 5193) Characteristics Length: 600.4 ft Beam: 105.6 ft Displacement: 49,000 tons Speed: 14.8 knots Civilian: 21 Chartered (Note: Charter of sister Evergreen State appears over) MT Maersk Peary (T-AOT 5246) Characteristics Length: 592 ft Beam: 105.6 ft Displacement: 47,876 tons Speed: 14.8 knots Civilian: 21…

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