MEMPHIS QUEEN III

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MEMPHIS QUEEN III
    • Operator : MEMPHIS RIVERBOATS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 900
  • Location
    • City : MEMPHIS
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 59
    • Passenger Capacity : 407
  • Size
    • Register length : 65 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27 Feet
    • Overall Length : 99.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 41 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 605060

MEMPHIS RIVERBOATS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER - MEMPHIS, TN AREA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ISLAND QUEEN

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  • Construction : Steel

MEMPHIS QUEEN II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

MEMPHIS SHOWBOAT

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

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Moving Forward with Emissions - Is it Tiers, Tears or Fears?

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

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Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

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Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

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The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday lifted its marine traffic restrictions on a section of the lower Mississippi River that has been closed since Tuesday, clearing towboats and barges to resume operations on one of America's busiest and most vital trade arteries.All river traffic came to a halt near Memphis, Tenn.

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More than 1,000 barges were backed up on the lower Mississippi River on Friday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, while traders anxiously awaited an update on the shutdown of a portion of the waterway that is critical to U.S. crop exports.The Coast Guard on Tuesday stopped all traffic on the river near Memphis, Tennessee, after a fracture was discovered in the Hernando DeSoto Bridge

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

More than 700 barges are delayed on the lower Mississippi River on Thursday after a structural crack in the Hernando de Soto Bridge prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic on a portion of the crucial trade artery.The Coast Guard restricted all vessel traffic between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Mississippi River near Memphis after the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

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Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

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Southern Towing Company Acquires Devall Towing

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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.

71-year-old Tug Sinks off Puerto Rico

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Three people were rescued from a 71-year-old tugboat that sank south of Puerto Rico on Thursday.The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector San Juan fielded a mayday call from the crew of the 112-foot U.S.-flagged tug Proassist III, stating they were taking on water approximately two miles south of Yabucoa Harbor.

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