INLAND SEAS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : INLAND SEAS
    • Operator : INLAND SEAS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 130
  • Location
    • City : SUTTONS BAY
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 37
    • Passenger Capacity : 45
  • Size
    • Register length : 61.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.7 Feet
    • Height : 65 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1021129

INLAND SEAS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

  • Area of Operation : NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN BETWEEN TRAVERSE CITY, SUTTONS BAY, ESCANABA, NORTHPORT, CHARLEVOIX
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

LAKE STURGEON

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

Congress Provides Last-minute Help for Small Inland and Coastal Ports

Congress Provides Last-minute Help for Small Inland and Coastal Ports

In two major pieces of legislation passed by Congress at the end of 2020 and the beginning of this year, Congress addressed the difficulty that many smaller inland and coastal ports have in obtaining funding for their infrastructure projects. First, on December 11, 2020 Congress passed the William M.

Southern Towing Company Acquires Devall Towing

Southern Towing Company Acquires Devall Towing

Memphis, Tenn.-based Southern Towing Company (STC) said Tuesday it has acquired family-owned Devall Towing, in a deal that expands STC’s towing operations into specialty chemical products.Headquartered in Sulphur, La., Devall is a towboat and barge operator for specialty chemicals along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Lower Mississippi River, operating 36 towboats and 125 liquid tank barges.

Electric Propulsion: The Dawn of a New Generation of Marine Power?

Electric Propulsion: The Dawn of a New Generation of Marine Power?

Technological advancement is opening new doors for hybrid and fully electric vessels.In mid-2020, the U.S. Navy accepted the delivery of the USS Zumwalt, the Navy’s first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant. The ship’s new electric propulsion plant provides favorable efficiency coupled with a reduced total cost of ownership.

Stolt Tankers Develops Unique Shallow-draft Tanker for BASF

Stolt Tankers Develops Unique Shallow-draft Tanker for BASF

Stolt Tankers said it has been commissioned by chemicals company BASF to help design and build a unique new tanker capable of operating when extremely low water levels hamper river shipping on the Rhine.The Rhine, which starts in Switzerland and flows through Germany and the Netherlands before emptying into the North Sea, is a key waterway for transportation in Europe.

WRDA 2020 Winds its Way to Passage

WRDA 2020 Winds its Way to Passage

In early October, Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) reported in its newsletter Capitol Currents that the future of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 hung in the balance, with many unknowns for its chances of being signed into law during the Lame Duck session of Congress that just concluded in late December.

US Inland Waterways: High Waters & Swirling Currents

US Inland Waterways: High Waters & Swirling Currents

The inland waterway system, flowing through the United States heartland, is a microcosm of all that has been happening in 2020: trade tensions, infrastructure issues, shifting trends in fuel consumption and the pandemic that has gripped us since the winter months. Shortly after the initial coronavirus outbreak here in the U.S.

Interview: Tracy Zea, President & CEO, Waterways Council Inc.

Interview: Tracy Zea, President & CEO, Waterways Council Inc.

We recently checked in with Tracy Zea, Waterways Council Inc.’s new President & CEO, on what’s in store for the U.S. inland waterways for the remainder of 2020.To start, give us some insight on your background and how you came to lead WCI.I was born and raised in Chandler, Ariz., and attended South Dakota State University, receiving a degree in Political Science.

American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO

American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO

U.S. inland barge transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) has named Mike Ellis as the company’s new chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors, effective August 17, 2020.Ellis will take the helm following ACBL's recently completed Chapter 11 recapitalization and restructuring, succeeding retiring president and CEO Mark Knoy

Waterways Council, Inc.’s 2020 Vision

Waterways Council, Inc.’s 2020 Vision

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) is the national public policy organization that advocates for a modern, efficient inland waterways system. Abiding by our mission has meant success over our 17-year history. In 2020, WCI’s top priority is to conform the cost-share for Inland Waterways Trust Fund (IWTF)-financed construction projects to require 25% of the project cost be derived from the IWTF and the

Partners to Trial Emissions-free Barging Concept in the Netherlands

Partners to Trial Emissions-free Barging Concept in the Netherlands

A group of partners in Europe aims to use battery containers on board barges to supply environmentally friendly fully-electric propulsion in lieu of diesel for inland waterway shipping.Supported by the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, the concept is being spearheaded by the Zero Emission Services B.V.

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

With developments in the current health crisis almost entirely consuming nearly all news reporting, one could be forgiven for thinking that the members of Congress are thinking about and working on little else, and that even if they were, the divisive partisanship of recent years would doom the prospects of much else getting done. Happily, that is not the case for the nation’s inland waterways.

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Should Include Infrastructure Investment

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Should Include Infrastructure Investment

As the nation continues to be impacted by COVID-19, there are silver linings to the crisis: family time and togetherness, gratitude for what we had before it was taken away, and a chance to seek opportunities to be better and more productive.As funding bills related to the COVID-19 crisis move forward, there may be an opportunity for the nation to better itself by modernizing its infrastructure.