BELLE OF CINCINNATI

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BELLE OF CINCINNATI
    • Operator : B. B. RIVER BOATS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1342
  • Location
    • City : NEWPORT
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 881
    • Passenger Capacity : 1000
  • Size
    • Register length : 172.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 46.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 204 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 77 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1990
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 972894

B. B. RIVER BOATS

  • Area of Operation : RIVERS-OHIO RIVER MILES 400 TO 605
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

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

News

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

This year, despite innumerable challenges and setbacks, a great number of new U.S.-flagged vessels made their way into service. In addition to Maid of the Mist's new electric tour boats James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla featured Wednesday, the newbuilds highlighted below are some of the most noteworthy to come out of U.S. shipyards in 2020.DredgerU.S.

C&C Delivers 6,600hp Towboat for Hines Furlong Line

C&C Delivers 6,600hp Towboat for Hines Furlong Line

Belle Chasse, La. shipyard C&C Marine and Repair announced Wednesday it has delivered the first in series new 6,600-horsepower triple-screw towboats for Nashville-based Hines Furlong Line.Scarlett Rose Furlong measures 170’ by 50’ with the pilot house eyeline measuring at 39’-3”.Designed by CT Marine based in Portland, Maine, the vessel includes three Cummins QSK60-M main engines

Callan Marine’s New Dredge General MacArthur Enters Service

Callan Marine’s New Dredge General MacArthur Enters Service

Callan Marine's new Jones Act cutterhead suction dredge (CSD) General MacArthur and its accompanying idler barge have entered service in Texas, heading to work on several projects before transiting to Corpus Christi for the second phase of the deepening and widening project.The newest and largest dredger in Callen Marine's fleet

MARAD Awards $20 Million in Shipyard Grants

MARAD Awards $20 Million in Shipyard Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Monday awarded $19.6 million in grants aiming to help 31 shipyards modernize, increase productivity, and expand local employment opportunities while competing in the global marketplace.The grants were awarded to shipbuilding and repair yards in 15 states throughout the U.S. as part of MARAD's Small Shipyard Grant Program.

Cruise Industry Compliance Tips: Facial Recognition Technology

Cruise Industry Compliance Tips: Facial Recognition Technology

In the past few years, the commercial use of facial recognition technology has advanced at an explosive rate, expanding into numerous industries and trades. For instance, facial biometrics is increasingly relied on by airlines and airports across the globe; a similar trend is starting to take hold in the maritime industry, particularly the cruise sector.

C&C Marine Delivers Towboat to Maritime Partners

C&C Marine Delivers Towboat to Maritime Partners

Belle Chasse, La. shipyard C&C Marine and Repair said it has delivered the second vessel in a series of 15 towboats it is building for Metairie, La. based Maritime Partners, LLC.The 2,600-horsepower, 84’ x 34’ towboat Brooks M. Hamilton was designed by Entech Design, LLC, based in Kenner, La.

MARAD Awards $9.5 Mln for Marine Highways Projects

MARAD Awards $9.5 Mln for Marine Highways Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) awarded $9.5 million in grants to eight marine highways projects across the Nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program. The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee

Northstar Partners with Laredo Offshore to Support US Offshore Wind

Northstar Partners with Laredo Offshore to Support US Offshore Wind

New Jersey-based Northstar Marine announced Wednesday it is gearing up to support emerging offshore wind development projects in the Northeast U.S., having recently acquired a pair of specialized support vessels and formed a partnership with with Laredo Offshore Services, based in Belle Chasse, La.

Equality for Women Means Progress for All

Equality for Women Means Progress for All

A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions—all day, every day.We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world.From challenge comes change, so let's all choose to challenge.

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Firms Resuming Output as Storm Passes

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Firms Resuming Output as Storm Passes

Energy companies on Monday began preparations to resume oil and gas production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a day after Tropical Storm Cristobal blew through with high winds and heavy rains.Producers had evacuated 182 offshore facilities and shut in about a third of oil and gas production in U.S. Gulf of Mexico wells as of Monday.

C&C Marine and Repair Adds Fabrication Space

C&C Marine and Repair Adds Fabrication Space

Belle Chasse, La. shipyard C&C Marine and Repair said it has grown its indoor fabrication space to accommodate an expanding pipeline of newbuild and repair projects.The shipyard announced Wednesday it has acquired from Versabar, Inc. a 35,000-square-foot fabrication building complete with four 40-ton overhead gantry cranes, equipped with 10-ton auxiliary cranes.