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

Iranian Fuel Tanker Moors at Venezuela's El Palito Refinery

Iranian Fuel Tanker Moors at Venezuela's El Palito Refinery

The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela has moored at Venezuela's El Palito refinery, Iran's English-language Press TV reported on Monday.Iran is providing Venezuela with 1.53 million barrels of gasoline and components in a move criticised by U.S. authorities as both nations are under U.S. sanctions, according to the governments, sources and calculations by TankerTrackers.com.

Drydocks World Starts Bokalift 2 Conversion for Boskalis

Drydocks World Starts Bokalift 2 Conversion for Boskalis

Dubai's Drydocks World shipyard has started construction of the offshore wind installation vessel for the Dutch company Boskalis.Drydocks World held a steel-cutting ceremony on Monday to mark the start of production on a conversion project for Boskalis B.V.The shipyard will convert the drillship YAN into an offshore installation vessel named Bokalift 2.

MARAD Takes New Approach to Government Shipbuilding

MARAD Takes New Approach to Government Shipbuilding

Maritime Administration implements new way of doing business in government shipbuildingNot only is the Maritime Administration (MARAD) back in the shipbuilding business with the National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV), the agency is using an innovative procurement method using an indefinite delivery

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the U.S. Navy.Documents signed today mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Navy. Delbert D. Black is scheduled to sail away from the Pascagoula, Miss. shipyard in August 2020.

Russian Firms to Build World's Most Powerful Nuclear Icebreaker

Russian Firms to Build World's Most Powerful Nuclear Icebreaker

Two Russian companies signed a deal on Thursday to build the world's most powerful nuclear icebreaker to help boost trade on a northern sea route crucial to forging closer links with Asia.Atomflot, a subsidiary of Russian nuclear group Rosatom, and the Zvezda shipyard, owned by a consortium led by oil giant Rosneft, said they would work together to build the Lider (Leader) icebreaker.

Iran Says It Will Destroy US Warships if Threatened

Iran Says It Will Destroy US Warships if Threatened

Iran will destroy U.S. warships if its security is threatened in the Gulf, the head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards told state TV on Thursday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump warned Tehran over "harassment" of U.S. vessels."I have ordered our naval forces to destroy any American terrorist force in the Persian Gulf that threatens security of Iran's military or non-military ships

Vietnam Protests Beijing's Sinking of South China Sea Boat

Vietnam Protests Beijing's Sinking of South China Sea Boat

Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat it said had been rammed by a Chinese maritime surveillance vessel near islands in the disputed South China Sea.The Vietnamese fishing vessel, with eight fishermen onboard, was fishing near the Paracel Islands on Thursday when it was rammed and sunk by the Chinese vessel

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

The discount on front-month Brent crude oil futures to later contracts increased to an 11 year high on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to cause an unprecedented slump in global demand. The spread on the May to November contracts had widened to as much as minus $10.31 per barrel at 1004 GMT, a level not seen since January 2009.

Container Shipping Firms Brace for Coronavirus Hit

Container Shipping Firms Brace for Coronavirus Hit

Leading container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk scrapped its 2020 earnings forecast on Friday, while rival Hapag-Lloyd warned of slowing growth until at least June, as the coronavirus pandemic takes a heavy toll on global tradeThe container shipping industry, a bellwether for international trade, has been blown off course by the new virus

Maersk Records Strong Q1, but Suspends 2020 Outlook on Coronavirus Uncertainty

Maersk Records Strong Q1, but Suspends 2020 Outlook on Coronavirus Uncertainty

Cost-cutting and price rises will help Maersk deliver higher first-quarter earnings than a year ago, the shipping giant said on Friday, though it scrapped its full-year forecast due to uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.The Danish company said its guidance on earnings before interest, tax and amortization (EBITDA), previously $5.

Capesize Remains Submerged in the Depths of Despair

Capesize Remains Submerged in the Depths of Despair

While the Capesize segment has been massively impacted by the coronavirus, the smaller dry bulk segments are starting to recover towards profitable territory, partly on the back of seasonally higher grain exports from South America. Nonetheless, as the coronavirus continues to spread, the risks are skewed towards the downside.

Seamen Kidnapped off Cameroon's Coast

Seamen Kidnapped off Cameroon's Coast

A number of seamen have been kidnapped after an attack on their vessel off the coast of Cameroon in West Africa's piracy-plagued Gulf of Guinea, a source in the Cameroonian army and a source at the major port of Douala said on Friday.In July, the International Maritime Bureau described the Gulf of Guinea as the most dangerous area in the world for piracy with 73% of all sea kidnappings and 92%