CELEBRATION BELLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CELEBRATION BELLE
    • Operator : CELEBRATION RIVER CRUISES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : MOLINE
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 53
    • Passenger Capacity : 850
  • Size
    • Register length : 132 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 38 Feet
    • Overall Length : 196 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 46 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Height : 46 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1986
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 694689

CELEBRATION RIVER CRUISES

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN MILES 483 AND 579 UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

THUNDERBIRD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TLC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Metal Shark Delivers Two Pilot Boats to New Orleans

Metal Shark Delivers Two Pilot Boats to New Orleans

Shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered two new pilot boats to New Orleans-based operator Belle Chasse Marine Transportation, LLC (BCMT).Designed in-house by Metal Shark and built at the company’s Jeanerette, La. production facility, Jet 1 and Jet 2 are 45-foot welded aluminum Defiant-class monohull pilothouse vessels featuring an extensively proven hull design.

UK Polar Research Vessel Named

UK Polar Research Vessel Named

The UK’s new polar research ship is being formally named the RRS Sir David Attenborough today (Thursday, September 26) by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and special guest Sir David Attenborough will be in attendance. A three-day public celebration, hosted at the shipyard by British Antarctic Survey and Cammell Laird

Can the Cruise Shipping Boom Continue?

Can the Cruise Shipping Boom Continue?

As the global cruise industry enjoys it most robust period of growth ever, the question invariably becomes: How long can it last?Cruising, which is a blend of the hospitality and maritime businesses, continues to grow at a historic pace. The Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook publication from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) projects a passenger count of 30 million in 2019 – up nearly

INSIGHTS:

INSIGHTS:

William P. Doyle, CEO & Executive Director of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA).William P. Doyle is the CEO & Executive Director of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA). Twice a U.S. Senate confirmed Presidential appointee to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), Doyle has, over the course of a long and celebrated career, successfully worn many hats.

Costa Firenze Floats Out at Fincantieri

Costa Firenze Floats Out at Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held an official float-out ceremony at its shipyard in Marghera for Costa Firenze, Costa Cruises’ second ship designed and built specifically for the Chinese market.Costa Cruises is the Italian company of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest leisure travel company.

Keel-laying Ceremony for Hanson’s MAD

Keel-laying Ceremony for Hanson’s MAD

On October 3, 2019, Damen Shipyards Galati hosted a celebration marking the keel-laying of a Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 for Hanson UK. The event was well attended by representatives of both Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson UK.The keel of the new MAD 3500 was laid at the Romanian yard a few days prior to the celebration, on September 20th.

Navibulgar Christens New Bulk Carrier

Navibulgar Christens New Bulk Carrier

The flag of the second 45,500 dwt bulk carrier, ordered by Navibulgar was hoisted in the Chinese Shipyard Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.The godmother Mrs. Wang Xiaoying - Deputy General Director, Operational Department of Export Import Bank of China named the newly built vessel “Midjur” and wished her happy sailing.

C&C Marine Celebrates 100th Barge Blasted

C&C Marine Celebrates 100th Barge Blasted

Just nine months after opening their new Robotic Paint and Blasting facility C&C Marine and Repair has announced the blasting of its 100th barge. “We knew we had the capability to blast and paint barges quickly and efficiently, but what we’ve been able to accomplish in these first nine months has exceeded our expectations in both speed and quality of blast” says C&C Marine and Repair’s owner

Götheborg to Sail Again

Götheborg to Sail Again

The Swedish East Indiaman Götheborg will sail again with support from the shipping agency Greencarrier Group, which has announced that it will take the full operational and financial responsibility for the ship for the next two years.The Nordic's largest privately-owned transport company said in a press release that it is underwriting the sailing of the East Indiaman Götheborg replica from its

Belle Chasse Marine Repowers with Volvo Penta

Belle Chasse Marine Repowers with Volvo Penta

Reliability, Power, Fuel Savings and Minimal Downtime Key Factors in Repower Decision.Belle Chasse Marine Transportation, the largest launch service on the Lower Mississippi, puts a lot of hours on its fleet of crew and supply boats, which run day and night. One thing they can’t afford is downtime.“The river never closes, and neither do we.

U.S. Dredgers Applaud President for Jones Act Support

U.S. Dredgers Applaud President for Jones Act Support

Wednesday, 1 May: Late this afternoon, President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy.  On the table was the Jones Act.  President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers.

Fincantieri Celebrates Cruise Ship Trio

Fincantieri Celebrates Cruise Ship Trio

At Fincantieri's Monfalcone shipyard, Fincantieri and Princess Cruises celebrated three construction milestones of three “Royal” class ships.The festivities started with the traditional steel cutting for the sixth and last Royal-class ship, still unnamed, from the shipyard of Castellammare di Stabia (Naples).