Emergency Spill Response

Northstar Marine is an recognized leader in responding to marine spills, and owns an extensive inventory of specialized equipment including boats, barges, skimming systems, containment booms and shore-side storage tanks to address spills of any size.  In addition to marine oil spills, we also address the shoreline and equipment cleanup associated with these spills. We provide 24/7 Emergency Response services, and have developed an outstanding reputation for the quality of our work, our responsiveness and our ability to deliver cost-effective solutions.

We are fully equipped to contain, remove and dispose of oil in strict accordance with local, state and federal regulations. In addition, our fleet of various size and type vessels as well as trucks, track excavators, loaders, backhoes and a host of other equipment gives us the mobility that is necessary to work in difficult environments and hard to reach areas.


Maritime equipment and personnel

Northstar also offers a wide variety of maritime industry related services and employs USCG Licensed captains to run its fleet of 13 motor vessels, all equipped with USCG required safety devices and state-of-the-art navigational equipment. Our Maritime staff also consists of NAUI and PADI certified divers.


Vessel Chartering

Our fleet of barges and work boats come in a variety of sizes and specifications.  All barges are available for long or short-term charter, can be transported to and from your location and be equipped to meet your specific needs. Our boats have been used for oil spill cleanup, marine construction, salvage, equipment transportation, fireworks shows, coring and sampling, artificial reef building and many other specialized projects.

Lift boats are unique vessels that can accommodate a variety of specialized needs and projects.  Our lift boats are self-propelled, self-elevating deck barges used for supporting a variety of inshore and offshore projects including light construction, drilling and coring, sampling, maintenance and repair, oil response and mother ship.  They provide assistance for any job that requires a safe and stable platform and a reliable workstation in rough seas.  All Northstar lift boats are equipped with modern lifting equipment, electronics, navigation, propulsion, as well as an experienced crew.