MARK TWAIN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARK TWAIN
    • Operator : B. B. RIVER BOATS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 130
  • Location
    • City : NEWPORT
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 78
    • Passenger Capacity : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 54.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 68.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.6 Feet
    • Height : 27 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1962
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 289167

B. B. RIVER BOATS

  • Area of Operation : RIVERS-OHIO RIVER MILES 400 TO 605
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

BELLE OF CINCINNATI

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

RIVER QUEEN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SHIRLEY B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Three More Ever Given Crew Members Cleared to Go Home

Three More Ever Given Crew Members Cleared to Go Home

Three crew members aboard the cargo vessel that blocked global shipping in the Suez Canal last month will be allowed to return home, the ship’s manager said on Thursday.The Ever Given has been anchored in a lake between two sections of the canal since being dislodged on March 29 and is caught in a legal dispute linked to a $916 compensation claim made by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) against

Baltic Dry Index Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since Mid-February

Baltic Dry Index Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since Mid-February

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index climbed on Friday to post its best weekly gain since mid-February thanks to higher demand for capesize vessels.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, rose 38 points, or 1.4%, to 2,788, its highest since September 2010.The main index firmed 16.

VIDEO: MarTID Survey Looks at Pandemic’s Impact on Seafarer Training

VIDEO: MarTID Survey Looks at Pandemic’s Impact on Seafarer Training

2020 presented a monumental challenge for many industries and workers, particularly seafarers, as COVID-19 effectively left hundreds of thousands of seafarers stranded at sea, unable to disembark and partake in crew changes due to onerous restrictions by the majority of port states.

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Some of Royal Caribbean Group’s cruises will resume sailing in the Caribbean in June with vaccinated adult guests, ending a year-long hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.Adventure of the Seas and Celebrity Millennium ships will also have vaccinated crews and accept children under the age of 18 with a negative COVID-19 test, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises said on Friday.

Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard on Wednesday marked the start of fabrication for the second of five planned National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV). The purpose-built, state-of-the-art training ships will be used by America’s state maritime academies.The first steel plates cut by the yard’s state-of-the-art plasma cutting machine will be later joined into a double bottom, mid-ship section.

MARAD Administrator Mark Buzby Resigns

MARAD Administrator Mark Buzby Resigns

Mark Buzby, the Trump-appointed head of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), has resigned following the violent intrusion of the U.S. Capitol by the President's supporters, the agency confirmed to MarineLink.“I no longer believe that I am able to serve as a member of the administration while remaining true to the values which have been the core of my service to the people of our nation

Video: Interlake Steamship's New Laker Floated Out

Video: Interlake Steamship's New Laker Floated Out

The first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years was launched at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. on December 17.Scheduled for completion in mid-2022, the Interlake Steamship Company's new River-Class, self-unloading bulk carrier Mark W. Barker is believed to be the first ship for U.S. Great Lakes service built on the Great Lakes since 1983.

Shipbuilding: Construction Starts on Massive Type 31 ‘Frigate Factory’ in Rosyth

Shipbuilding: Construction Starts on Massive Type 31 ‘Frigate Factory’ in Rosyth

Babcock invests in technically advanced shipbuilding facilityBabcock awarded a £31.5 million contract to Robertson Construction for the development of a new Assembly Hall at its Rosyth site. The construction project will support circa 100 positions locally in Scotland and a further 100 positions nationally throughout the supply chain.

Australia Aids Listing Livestock Carrier

Australia Aids Listing Livestock Carrier

A Marshall Islands flagged livestock carrier listing from hull damage off Australia's western coast was directed to the Port of Geraldton.On Monday night, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) tasked its Challenger search and rescue jet to fly over the vessel Barkly Pearl, and it was able to confirm damage to the starboard side of the vessel, which was listing to port.

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three migrants were rescued off the coast of Malta on Sunday after they jumped overboard from a tanker that has been denied entry by several countries since a rescue operation a month ago.The captain of the Maersk Etienne chemical tanker had warned last week that, while the migrants had no critical physical problems, the mental strain for those onboard was getting worse.

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

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

A keel laying ceremony on Tuesday marked the official start of assembly on the first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years.During the ceremony held by The Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, (FBS) the keel was laid within the shipyard’s large graving dock in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.