BELLE OF LOUISVILLE

  • 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 : OHIO RIVER--LOUISVILLE, KY AREA
  • Vessels
    • Passenger : 2
    • Vessels List : BELLE OF LOUISVILLE, SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON
  • Address
    401 W. RIVER ROAD LOUISVILLE KY 40202
  • Contact
    • Phone : 502-574-2992
401 W. RIVER ROAD LOUISVILLE KY 40202

Managed Vessels

BELLE OF LOUISVILLE

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

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Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in the Detroit River

Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in the Detroit River

A Portuguese-registered bulk carrier ran aground outside Belle Isle Anchorage in the Detroit River, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The 623-foot freighter Barbro G reportedly went soft aground at 7:37 a.m. on Monday. The vessel is said to be carrying 21,000 tons of wheat to Italy.No pollution, damage, injuries or impact to commercial traffic have been reported.

Insights: Mike Ellis, CEO, American Commercial Barge Line

Insights: Mike Ellis, CEO, American Commercial Barge Line

There is no shortage of challenges confronting the U.S. barging industry, and executives such as Mike Ellis, CEO at American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL), are leading their companies past hurdle after hurdle. The Jeffersonville, Ind.-based company, which owns a fleet of approximately 150 towboats and moves a fleet of some 4,500 barges (including roughly 3,500 operated by ACBL)

US' Newest Great Lakes Freighter Runs Aground

US' Newest Great Lakes Freighter Runs Aground

The newest Great Lakes freighter in the U.S. registered fleet has run aground in the Detroit River off Belle Isle, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The 639-foot self-unloading bulk carrier Mark W. Barker was headed toward Lake St. Clair from Cleveland when it lost propulsion and ran soft aground at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

2023 US Shipbuilding Report

2023 US Shipbuilding Report

Much has changed since Marine News’ 2022 shipbuilding report published in March last year, and business opportunities in certain market segments continue to grow. But the shipyards that are looking to cash in are still facing many of the same challenges.For example, many American shipyards and their partners throughout the shipbuilding supply chain are still finding it difficult to attract and

Barges Break Free on the Ohio River in Louisville

Barges Break Free on the Ohio River in Louisville

The lock chambers at McAlpine Locks and Dam in Louisville, Ky., are closed to traffic after 10 barges broke loose from a tow on the Ohio River.Shortly after 2 a.m. on Tuesday, a vessel towing 11 barges struck a stationary structure at the entrance to the Portland Canal near the lock and dam, causing 10 of the barges to break loose.No injuries were reported, and all personnel are accounted for.

ACBL Orders 11,000 HP Towboat from C&C Marine and Repair

ACBL Orders 11,000 HP Towboat from C&C Marine and Repair

Jeffersonville, Ind. based American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) on Tuesday announced it has signed a contract with Belle Chasse, La. shipyard C&C Marine and Repair to build a 11,000 horsepower (HP) class towboat.Designed by Portland, Maine-based CT Marine, the twin-screw towboat will measure 198 feet long, with 50-foot beam and 12-foot depth.

Callan Marine Christens New Dredge General Arnold

Callan Marine Christens New Dredge General Arnold

Galveston, Texas based dredging contractor Callan Marine announced it has christened its newest cutter suction dredge (CSD), General Arnold, built by C&C Marine and Repair in Belle Chasse, La.The 32-inch CSD was ceremoniously christened in Corpus Christi, Texas, on February 20, 2024, and will immediately begin work on Phase Four of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.

C&C Reports Record Demand for Barge Repair

C&C Reports Record Demand for Barge Repair

Belle Chasse, La. shipyard C&C Marine and Repair said it is seeing record demand for barge repair work as high steel prices place a damper on newbuild activity.The yard, having recently signed a contract to reside over 200 hopper barges for an unnamed customer, said it is currently delivering refurbished hopper barges at a pace of one per week.

Callan Marine Adds New Cutter Suction Dredge

Callan Marine Adds New Cutter Suction Dredge

Galveston, Texas based Callan Marine has added a new cutter suction dredge to its fleet.The new dredge General Marshall was constructed by DSC Dredge beginning at Poplarville, Mo., and completed construction at Reserve, La., before being launched at the Kennedy Shipyard in Galveston.

Ports of Indiana Names Operations Managers at Ohio River Ports

Ports of Indiana Names Operations Managers at Ohio River Ports

Ports of Indiana has filled two key leadership roles at its Ohio River ports, naming Ashley Blocker and Michael Graves as Operations Managers in Mount Vernon and Jeffersonville, respectively.Blocker, a southwest Indiana native, was promoted to the new role after serving as Operations Analyst for Ports of Indiana-Mount Vernon since 2022.

Marquette Christens Towboats Charles Reid Perry

Marquette Christens Towboats Charles Reid Perry

Paducah, Ky. based Marquette Transportation Company earlier this year held a christening ceremony in New Orleans for its towboat Charles Reid Perry.The vessel, built in 2019 by C&C Marine and Repair in Belle Chasse, La., is named after the grandson of Marquette executive chairman John Eckstein.