LOUIS B. PORTERIE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LOUIS B. PORTERIE
    • Operator : LOUISIANA DOTD / CRESCENT CITY CONNECTION DIVISION (CCCD)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 522
    • Full Load Capacity : 50 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 796
  • Size
    • Register length : 140 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 140 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.2 Feet
    • Height : 53.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1994
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 236610
    • REBLT : *

LOUISIANA DOTD / CRESCENT CITY CONNECTION DIVISION (CCCD)

  • Area of Operation : LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER ON ESTABLISHED FERRY ROUTES IN THE PORT OF NEW ORLEANS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES

CAPT. NEVILLE LEVY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

COL. FRANK X. ARMIGER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SEN. ALVIN T. STUMPF

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ST. JOHN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS JEFFERSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Carnival Corp Names Weinstein as Next President & CEO

Carnival Corp Names Weinstein as Next President & CEO

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest cruise company, announced its current Chief Operations Officer Josh Weinstein will assume the role of President and CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc, effective August 1, succeeding Arnold Donald, who is being appointed Vice Chair and member of the Boards of Directors.

US Makes it Easier for Cruise Passengers to Get Refunds

US Makes it Easier for Cruise Passengers to Get Refunds

A rule change in the United States aims to make it easier for cruise ship passengers to receive refunds after their voyages have been canceled or delayed.The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced on Wednesday it is amending its regulations governing "non-performance" by passenger vessel operators to establish new requirements for when cruise passengers should be provided refunds.

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Waterway traffic is coming back. November 2021 saw 52.1 million tons moving on the U.S. inland waterway system, the highest monthly tonnage since October 2019, a few months before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the shutdowns and stoppages of early 2020. Flows estimated by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), part of the U.S.

Intelatus Formed Through WER-IMA Merger

Intelatus Formed Through WER-IMA Merger

Long-serving marine, energy and industrial market consultancies International Maritime Associates and World Energy Reports have merged to form Intelatus Global Partners.While Intelatus is a new name, its team of business consultants has nearly five decades of experience across the entire maritime supply chain, producing multi-client analytical studies for sectors including offshore oil and gas

Wakashio Wreck Removal Completed

Wakashio Wreck Removal Completed

Technical operations to remove the wreck of the Wakashio bulk carrier that ran aground and broke up off Mauritius wrapped up this week as salvors recovered final sections of ship debris that were lying up to 500 meters away from the site of the stern section.On July 25, 2020, the 300-meter Wakashio struck a reef near Pointe d'Esny off the Indian Ocean island's east coast

Wakashio Captain and First Officer Sentenced

Wakashio Captain and First Officer Sentenced

Two officers from a bulk carrier that ran aground and broke apart atop a coral reef off Mauritius have been sentenced for endangering safe navigation.Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, captain of the Japanese-owned Wakashio, and the ship's first officer Hitihanillage Subhoda Janendra Tilakaratna pleaded guilty under the 2007 Merchant shipping act by a court in Port Louis.

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Names Beffa CEO

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Names Beffa CEO

Edouard Louis-Dreyfus, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs' chairman of the executive board, has decided, in agreement with the supervisory board chaired by Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, to adopt a new governance for the French shipping company effective January 1, 2022.Kamil Beffa has been appointed CEO, succeeding Gildas Maire who is stepping down as CEO to become advisor to the chairman of the executive board.

First Ship Fit with 'Seawing' Kite Propulsion System

First Ship Fit with 'Seawing' Kite Propulsion System

A French ro-ro ship will be the first commercial vessel to trial a novel wind-assisted propulsion system designed to curb emissions from shippingAirseas said it has installed its Seawing system on the vessel Ville de Bordeaux owned and operated by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. The ship, which is chartered by Airbus to transport major aircraft components between France and the U.S.

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

The $1 trillion infrastructure package headed to President Joe Biden to sign into law will provide a welcome funding injection for America’s inland waterway infrastructure.The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was approved by Congress on November 6 and is expected to be signed by President Biden next week.

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.

Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Update: The article was updated on Wednesday, October 10, to include a statement by the crane manufacturer Liebherr.Offshore wind installation company Seaway 7 said Monday there had been an incident during the construction of its Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel, currently being built in China at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu.

Photo: Sembcorp Marine Delivers Offshore Facilities for TotalEnergies' Tyra Field

Photo: Sembcorp Marine Delivers Offshore Facilities for TotalEnergies' Tyra Field

Singapore's offshore platform constructor Sembcorp Marine has completed the fabrication of two wellhead topsides, one riser topside, and two bridges for deployment at TotalEnergies’ Tyra field redevelopment in the Danish North Sea.The topsides and bridges sailed away from Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard Sunday. They will replace Tyra’s aging facilities to support further production.