GENERAL JACKSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GENERAL JACKSON
    • Operator : OPRYLAND ATTRACTIONS INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : NASHVILLE
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1500
    • Passenger Capacity : 1037
  • Size
    • Register length : 245 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 63.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 300 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 63.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 55 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 685541

OPRYLAND ATTRACTIONS INC.

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN MILE 191 AND MILE 203 ON THE CUMBERLAND RIVER IN NASHVILLE, TN
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

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Chung-Hoon Seizes Drugs in Gulf of Aden

Chung-Hoon Seizes Drugs in Gulf of Aden

The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) interdicted a shipment of narcotics aboard a stateless vessel while conducting maritime security operations in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 27.Chung-Hoon’s visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team seized over 11,000 pounds of hashish while conducting a flag verification boarding.

Bath Iron Works Wins Contract for Fifth DDG 51 Destroyer

Bath Iron Works Wins Contract for Fifth DDG 51 Destroyer

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract to build a fifth DDG 51 destroyer as part of the multi-year award announced in September. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).In the most recent multi-year competition, BIW was awarded four ships.

OP/ED: Maritime Industry Faces Compliance Standard from OSHA on Respirable Crystalline Silica

OP/ED: Maritime Industry Faces Compliance Standard from OSHA on Respirable Crystalline Silica

Companies with workers repairing and refurbishing ship components utilizing sand blasting have become the subject of a new U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard.All employers and employees in the maritime industry need to be aware of the new requirements as OSHA continues efforts to protect workers from the hazards of exposure to breathable silica

Croatia May Pay $651.6 Mln to Uljanik Shipyard

Croatia May Pay $651.6 Mln to Uljanik Shipyard

Croatia may have to pay 4.2 billion kuna ($651.57 million) for the costs of state guarantees extended to an ailing Adriatic shipyard that has been struggling to survive in recent months, Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said on Thursday.The figure is close to 1.2 percent of Croatia's gross domestic product."This year we will have to pay 2.

KVH & Intelsat: On the Digitization Fast Track

KVH & Intelsat: On the Digitization Fast Track

While the ship owners and ship managers historically have eschewed the push to increase connectivity at sea, the path to efficiency in the digital age is paved with a robust, high speed and affordable connection. KVH and Intelsat are cooperating to provide all that and more.According to the Crew Connectivity 2018 Survey Report, based on a survey of 6

“Your nation needs you … now more than ever in our history”

“Your nation needs you … now more than ever in our history”

The words of General Darren McDew rang true to Massachusetts Maritime Academy's nearly 400 graduates on a beautiful, albeit rain soaked, Saturday this past June.General McDew, who received an honorary doctorate at the 2018 Commencement, leads the United States Transportation Command and, in that role, oversees our nation’s projection of force wherever it is required in the world.

BOURBON Signs General Waiver with Lenders

BOURBON Signs General Waiver with Lenders

BOURBON announced it has signed a general waiver with its leasers and debt holders representing the majority of its debt, allowing the group to withhold the payments of its loans and the servicing of its debt.The waiver, which is aimed at protecting the group, allows the French based offshore services provider to focus on its operational priorities and on the implementation of its

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: No Big Shipping Mergers at Moment

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: No Big Shipping Mergers at Moment

The chief executive of German container shipping liner Hapag-Lloyd said he was not aware of major merger activities in the sector a day after a Reuters report said his company had been approached by French rival CMA CGM."We do not see major takeovers in the industry," Rolf Habben Jansen said in a statement issued on the day of the firm's annual general meeting in Hamburg.

22 Rescued from Containership Ablaze in the Bay of Bengal

22 Rescued from Containership Ablaze in the Bay of Bengal

The Indian Coast Guard said it has rescued all 22 crew members from a containership that caught fire around midnight in the Bay of Bengal.Coast Guard vessels arrived on scene Thursday morning and rescued all crew and the captain from Indian flagged SSL Kolkata, Coast Guard Commander Inspector General (NE) Kuldip Singh Sheoran said.

Baltic Exchange Developing Container Shipping Index

Baltic Exchange Developing Container Shipping Index

London's Baltic Exchange is developing a container shipping index with Hong Kong-headquartered group Freightos in another sign that the centuries-old business is moving into new markets.   Founded in 1744 as a forum for chartering vessels, the Baltic Exchange now produces benchmark indexes for global shipping rates, including ones used by the multi-billion dollar freight derivatives market.

Five Weeks Later, Maersk Honam is Still Burning

Five Weeks Later, Maersk Honam is Still Burning

Efforts to suppress a fire on containership Maersk Honam continue more than a month after a blaze aboard the 15,000 TEU vessel killed five crew members. On March 6, a fire broke out in a cargo hold aboard Singapore-flagged Maersk Honam while the vessel was en route from Singapore toward Suez, about 900 nautical miles southeast of Salalah, Oman.

View from the Top: Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, IMO

View from the Top: Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, IMO

Last week Maritime Reporter & Engineering News had the opportunity to meet with Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization (IMO) at IMO headquarters in London, a nearly two-hour interview covering many of the major issues that headline the agenda of global shipping companies today.