Vessel Details - SEA STAR V - Delisted

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This vessel was originally named POLESTAR and flagged to Panama under ownership of Sun Panama Shipping SA. Vessel ownership transferred to Unipak Shipping in 1994 and back to Sun Panama Shipping SA in 2004. This vessel was sighted transhipping with at least 8 IUU vessels in the NEAFC Regulatory Area on 9 June 2006 and 19 July 2006 by the Iceland Coast Guard and was subsequently included in the NEAFC IUU B list. Vessel was delisted on 29 October 2008. EJF observed this vessel docking at Las Palmas port on 2 separate occasions in August 2010. Vessel renamed to SEA STAR and reflagged to Kiribati in May 2011. Vessel operated as an authorised reefer in the WCPFC and IOTC regulatory areas before reflagging to Liberia, renaming to SEA STAR V and gaining authorisation to operate as a carrier vessel in the WCPFC and SPRFMO 2016 to 2020 and ICCAT 2019 to October 2021. Vessel is currently flagged to Panama and owned/operated by Habitat International Corporation. Last seen on AIS 21 February 2021 docked at the port of Mazatlán, Mexico.
Fish carrier, Reefer
120.202, 110.800
Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Zosen K.K. - Fukuoka Yard/hull No.: 1154, Japan
Habitat International Corporation
Shandong Zhonglu Fishery Shipping Co Ltd; Habitat International Corporation
Peilong, Federated States of Micronesia / North Pacific Ocean
In Service/commission

Commercial History

Name History

From To Name
2016-06-14 SEA STAR V
2011-05 2016-06-14 SEA STAR
2011-05 POLESTAR

Flag History

From To Flag
2016-05 Panama
2015-10-26 2016-05 Liberia
2011-05 2015-10 Kiribati
2010-04 2011-05 Vanuatu
2010-04 Panama

Owner History

From To Owner
2011-04 Habitat International Corporation
2004-08-01 2011-04 Sun Panama Shipping SA
1994 2004-08 Unipak Shipping
1994 Sun Panama Shipping SA

Operator History

From To Operator
2019-06-14 Habitat International Corporation
2011-04 Shandong Zhonglu Fishery Shipping Co Ltd
2008-01-01 2011-04 Seatrade Reefer Chartering N.V.
2007-09-01 2008-01-01 Hayama Senpaku KK (Hayama Shipping Ltd)
2007-09-01 Seatrade Groningen BV

IRCS History

From To IRCS
2016-06-14 3EYI5
2015-10-26 D5KA9
2015-04-30 2015-10-26 T3YU
2015-04-30 3EWP7

National Reg No

From To Reg.No
2021-09-03 48330-16-A
2016-06-15 48330-16
2016-06-14 2021-09-03 4833016
2016-06-14 48567PEXT
2015-11-13 910-15-NYC
2015-11-13 K13901194

RFMO History

RFMO Status Date listed Reason Delisted Delisted Reason
SEAFO Delisted 2007-10-31 2008-11-14
NAFO Delisted 2006-12-04 2008-11-14
NEAFC Delisted 2006-06-09 090606 Sighted by ISL Transhipping 190706 OBS by ICG surveillance aircraft in RA. Transhipping with IUU vessels. 2008-10-29

Last position

Last observed: 2021-10-28