COTTON BLOSSOM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : COTTON BLOSSOM
    • Operator : TCHEFUNCTE RIVER CRUISES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 250
  • Location
    • City : MADISON- VILLE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 96
    • Passenger Capacity : 340
  • Size
    • Register length : 108 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 23 Feet
    • Overall Length : 135 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 23.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.6 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1998
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 262468
    • REBLT : *

TCHEFUNCTE RIVER CRUISES

  • Area of Operation : IDLE

News

More than 400,000 Seafarers Are Still Stuck at Sea

More than 400,000 Seafarers Are Still Stuck at Sea

The number of mariners stranded on ships at sea is steadily rising as the crew change crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic continues with no end in sight.Travel and transit restrictions in place due to COVID-19 have severely impacted seafarers, the number of crew members whose contracts have been extended by several months has continued to rise despite multiple pleas to governments to

IMO Endorses Shipping Industry's 12-step Plan for Crew Changes

IMO Endorses Shipping Industry's 12-step Plan for Crew Changes

The need for ships to change crews and for the world's 1.2 million seafarers to be able to fly home at the end of their periods of service have emerged as two of the biggest challenges facing the shipping industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.To help governments put in place coordinated procedures to facilitate the safe movement of seafarers

Shipping Industry Urges Free Movement of Crews to Keep Trade Moving

Shipping Industry Urges Free Movement of Crews to Keep Trade Moving

Ships must be allowed to change over overworked and exhausted crews to help to keep trade flowing as coronavirus lockdowns shut many transit points across the globe, shipping industry officials said on Tuesday.About 90% of world trade is transported by sea but a deepening lockdown in many countries and suspended air travel have disrupted supply chains

Factory Ship to Produce Sanitizer to Fight Coronavirus

Factory Ship to Produce Sanitizer to Fight Coronavirus

Owners of a factory ship moored off southern France which normally turns seawater into bottled mineral water have converted it to make sanitizing solution in the fight against the coronavirus.At the start of the year, the 179-meter long Odeep One began making bottled water pumped from the depths of the Mediterranean but since April 1 the plastic bottles which roll off its production line have

New Study Finds Polyester Fibers Throughout the Arctic Ocean

New Study Finds Polyester Fibers Throughout the Arctic Ocean

The Arctic has long proven to be a barometer of the health of our planet. This remote part of the world faces unprecedented environmental assaults, as climate change and industrial chemicals threaten a way of life for Inuit and other Indigenous and northern communities that rely heavily on seafood and marine mammals for food.

Museum Acquires 80-year-old Bottle of Whisky from 'Whisky Galore!' Shipwreck

Museum Acquires 80-year-old Bottle of Whisky from 'Whisky Galore!' Shipwreck

The Scottish Maritime Museum has successfully bid for an 80-year-old bottle of whisky salvaged from one of Scotland’s most famous shipwrecks and the inspiration for the Ealing Studio comedy Whisky Galore!The unlabelled bottle of blended whisky from the 1923 SS Politician, which ran aground off the Isle of Eriskay in 1941

Signs Led to Japan's Second Coronavirus Cruise Ship Hot Spot

Signs Led to Japan's Second Coronavirus Cruise Ship Hot Spot

Seven days before Japan quarantined a cruise ship near Tokyo early this year, in what became one of the first coronavirus hot spots outside China, another cruise ship docked in southern Japan.For the next five weeks, as the virus took hold in Japan and the Diamond Princess in Yokohama port grabbed global attention, the Japanese authorities issued no warnings to the Costa Atlantica 1

Dock Workers at Brazil's Santos Port Call off Strike Vote

Dock Workers at Brazil's Santos Port Call off Strike Vote

A union representing the on-demand dock workers has called off a vote that had been scheduled for Monday on whether to hold a strike at Latin America's largest port over concerns about risks from the coronavirus outbreak.In a statement on Sunday, the union - which said it represents about 5,000 people - said the cancellation of the vote was due to a request from government officials.

Santos Port Operating Normally Amid Coronavirus

Santos Port Operating Normally Amid Coronavirus

Latin America's largest port in Santos in Brazil will maintain regular operations, port operators said after meeting with dock workers and authorities on Wednesday to discuss measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.In a statement sent to Reuters, Regis Prunzel, president of operators group Sopesp, said a crisis committee was created with representatives from all stakeholders at the port

NY/NJ Port Head Tests Positive for Coronavirus

NY/NJ Port Head Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Rick Cotton, executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday.The Port Authority, which oversees both states' seaports as well as airports and other major travel hubs

Sailing Beyond Coronavirus

Sailing Beyond Coronavirus

A new reality demands a new approach. Asbjørn Halsebakke, Product Manager, Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch, argues that we can’t afford to let the greatest opportunity within the current crisis slip away.We can’t celebrate a pandemic. People are dying. Economies are crashing. Unemployment rates are rocketing. We are distanced – from those we love, but also from our immediate past.