BELLE OF LOUISVILLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BELLE OF LOUISVILLE
    • Operator : BELLE OF LOUISVILLE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : LOUISVILLE
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 350
    • Passenger Capacity : 800
  • Size
    • Register length : 170.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 41 Feet
    • Overall Length : 191.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 46 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 58 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1914
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 212813

BELLE OF LOUISVILLE

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER--LOUISVILLE, KY AREA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

As 2022 appears on the not-so-distant horizon, we asked inland waterways executives to reflect on the major issues impacting their industry. Just how those issues evolve – and whether they present as challenges or opportunities – is, of course, unknown. Answers to some future questions will be relatively straightforward, confidently based on industry knowledge and experience.

The Case for Stock Boats

The Case for Stock Boats

Could you imagine designing your own car or truck or airplane, and then trying to build it? Unless you’re Elon Musk, you most likely couldn’t.Today’s consumers don’t want to solve their own problems, they want turnkey solutions, and they want them now. In what industry—other than maritime—do you see customers designing their own products, putting them out for bid

Some 28% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output Offline

Some 28% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output Offline

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Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

Widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages slowed efforts on Tuesday by energy firms to assess damages at oil production facilities, ports, and refineries.Nearly all of Louisiana lost electrical power on Monday after one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the region downed transmission lines and flooded communities.

Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall Near Port Fourchon, Louisiana

Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall Near Port Fourchon, Louisiana

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm, forcing those who did not flee to brace themselves for the toughest test yet of the billions of dollars spent on levee upgrades following Hurricane Katrina 16 years ago.Ida came ashore near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, at 11:55 a.m. CDT (16:55 GMT), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

VIDEO: Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX Droneship

VIDEO: Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX Droneship

Elon Musk, a billionaire behind the SpaceX company, on Friday tweeted a video of a new Space X vessel named A Shortfall of Gravitas.SpaceX, or Space Exploration Technologies Corp, was founded by Musk back in 2002 to cut space transportation costs and eventually enable the colonization of Mars. It designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft.

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.

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for T-AGS 67

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for T-AGS 67

Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder Halter Marine has been awarded a $149,053,160 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) modification to definitize contract number N00024-19-C-2208 for the detail design and construction of one oceanographic survey ship (T-AGS 67), the U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday.

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.

C&C Delivers New Towboat to Kirby

C&C Delivers New Towboat to Kirby

Belle Chasse, La. shipbuilder C&C Marine and Repair has delivered the new towboat Bowling Green to Kirby Inland Marine, L.P.The newbuild—the second in a three-boat series for Kirby, delivered six months after the first vessel—will operate it under a long-term lease from Hines Furlong Line.

USACE Towboat Reassigned and Renamed

USACE Towboat Reassigned and Renamed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Rock Island District held a christening ceremony in Quincy, Ill., on Friday for the latest towing vessel to joins its fleet.The vessel, which has been renamed Quincy, was built in 2008 by Texas shipyard Orange Shipbuilding for $5 million and is being relocated from the Corps' Louisville District.Originally named the Gordon M.

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.