Empire State Conducts First Mooring Operation at Hawaii PAR Terminal

Military Sealift Command charter ship MT Empire State conducted mooring operations at the PAR Hawaii single point mooring (SPM) terminal off the coast of Barbers Point, Hawaii, April 10 and 11. The operation was part of a proof of concept for the expeditionary fueling at sea program. Utilizing commercial tug boats and exceptional ship handling, Empire State moored to the…

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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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Empire State crew visits Underway Replenishment test site for training

Personnel from Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division’s (NSWC PHD) Underway Replenishment (UNREP) test site welcomed the crew of MT Empire State for training, Dec. 19. “We’re giving them step-by-step training on everything they need to know to properly complete an UNREP,” said Chief Petty Officer Brandon Orr. “It will benefit them because it’s hands-on, it’s trial by error,…

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Military Sealift Command chartered tanker Empire State Makes History as First Customer at New LaPlaya Fuel Pier

February 2, 2017 – The Military Sealift Command charter ship M/T Empire State (T-AOT 5193) made history as it became the first ship to receive service at the new La Playa fuel pier in San Diego. The new two tiered fuel pier replaces a nearly 100 year old facility that has been providing Navy ships with fuel since before WWII.…

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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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