B. B. RIVER BOATS

  • Engineering District : Louisville
  • TSO Series Number : TS-4 Transportation Lines on the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
  • Principal Commodity List : PASSENGERS
  • Area of Operation : RIVERS-OHIO RIVER MILES 400 TO 605
  • Vessels
    • Passenger : 5
    • Tugboat : 1
    • Vessels List : BELLE OF CINCINNATI, MARK TWAIN, RIVER QUEEN, SHIRLEY B, NO
  • Address
    101 RIVERBOAT ROW NEWPORT KY 41071
  • Contact
    • Phone : 859-292-2445
101 RIVERBOAT ROW NEWPORT KY 41071

Managed Vessels

BELLE OF CINCINNATI

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

MARK TWAIN

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

RIVER QUEEN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SHIRLEY B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

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The river Rhine in south Germany reopened to cargo shipping on Friday after being closed by high water since the weekend, navigation authorities said.Falling water levels after dryer weather this week mean Rhine river shipping has re-started around Maxau in south Germany, the German inland waterways navigation agency said. This means sailings to Switzerland are again possible.

Hungary Detains Captain of Cruise Ship Involved in Danube Collision

Hungary Detains Captain of Cruise Ship Involved in Danube Collision

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St. Marys River Reopened After Laker Strikes Channel Light

St. Marys River Reopened After Laker Strikes Channel Light

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Great Lakes Freighter Strikes Channel Light on St. Marys River

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A container ship smashed into a four-lane bridge in the U.S. port of Baltimore in darkness on Tuesday, causing it to collapse and sending cars and people plunging into the river below.Rescuers pulled out two survivors, one in a "very serious condition," and were searching for more in the Patapsco River after huge spans of the 1.6-mile (2.57 km) Francis Scott Key Bridge crumpled into the water.

Amazon River Port Water Levels Drop to 121-year Record Low

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