MARK TWAIN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARK TWAIN
    • Operator : RIVERBOAT EXCURSIONS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : HANNIBAL
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 87
    • Passenger Capacity : 400
  • Size
    • Register length : 85 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27 Feet
    • Overall Length : 120 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 33 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 37 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1964
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 296555

RIVERBOAT EXCURSIONS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Seacor Power Public Hearing Concludes

Seacor Power Public Hearing Concludes

The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board on Friday wrapped up the formal public hearing proceedings into the sinking of the liftboat Seacor Power and the death of 13 of its 19 crewmembers in the Gulf of Mexico.The Seacor Power capsized in heavy winds and seas on April 13, 2021, about seven miles south of Port Fourchon, La.

LNG Bunker Vessel Marseille Completes Sea Trials Ahead of Deployment in France

LNG Bunker Vessel Marseille Completes Sea Trials Ahead of Deployment in France

The first LNG bunker vessel to be based in France has successfully completed sea and gas trials, marking another step towards the delivery and operational start-up.The new vessel, named Marseille, is TotalEnergies Marine Fuels’ second collaboration with shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and shipbuilder, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding.

Ever Given's Suez Canal Detention Order Lifted

Ever Given's Suez Canal Detention Order Lifted

An Egyptian court has lifted the detention order on the Ever Given container ship, allowing its expected release from the Suez Canal on Wednesday, a lawyer and judicial sources said.The Ever Given's owners and insurers announced on Sunday that they had reached a settlement with the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) over compensation for the ship becoming grounded in March and blocking traffic in the

Deutsche Bank Set for $1 Bln Windfall from Zim Bets

Deutsche Bank Set for $1 Bln Windfall from Zim Bets

Deutsche Bank is on course to make up to $1 billion on a long-shot bet on Israeli shipping firm Zim after it surged in value on the back of record-high global freight rates, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter, the report said that Mark Spehn, a distressed debt trader at the German bank

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.