M.S. DIXIE II

  • General
    • Vessel Name : M.S. DIXIE II
    • Operator : LAKE TAHOE CRUISES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 750
  • Location
    • City : ZEPHYR COVE
    • STATE : NV
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 62
    • Passenger Capacity : 520
  • Size
    • Register length : 103.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 33 Feet
    • Overall Length : 127 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 33 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.6 Feet
    • Height : 55 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 999762

LAKE TAHOE CRUISES

  • Area of Operation : LAKE TAHOE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

TAHOE PARADISE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

TAHOE QUEEN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

Noble Corp. Sends Force Majeure Notice to Shell over Drillship Damaged in Storm

Noble Corp. Sends Force Majeure Notice to Shell over Drillship Damaged in Storm

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has sent a force majeure notice to its client Shell over the Noble Globetrotter II drillship contract after the rig was damaged earlier this week in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico in severe weather during Hurricane Ida. The 2013-built ultra-deepwater drillship has a contract with Shell lasting until early September 2023 at a flexible day rate of at least

Nine Injured on Noble Drillship During Ida

Nine Injured on Noble Drillship During Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating damage to a Noble Corp drillship hit by Hurricane Ida while operating in the Gulf of Mexico, a spokesperson said on Thursday.Nine crew members suffered minor injuries when the storm hit on Sunday, Noble said. Workers were treated onboard and four were taken to shore for evaluation

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday it is responding to a drillship that reportedly sustained damage as Hurricane Ida ripped through the Gulf of Mexico and into Louisiana as a Category 4 storm.The agency said it was notified during the storm that the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Globetrotter II had been damaged

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

A 120-foot dredge barge capsized in the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received a call at 3:34 a.m. from the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina staff stating the dredge barge rolled over on its side in the marina.

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

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

As International Maritime Organization (IMO) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions requirements continue throughout the IMO Emission Control Areas (ECA), they are also forcing postponement of many new construction decisions as vessel owners and operators continue to tread cautiously along the path forward.

VIDEO: Wreck of Fishing Vessel Nicola Faith Recovered

VIDEO: Wreck of Fishing Vessel Nicola Faith Recovered

The UK authorities have recovered the fishing vessel Nicola Faith, which had gone missing off the coast of Colwyn Bay, Wales in January, in an incident in which all three crew members died.The bodies of the three crew members Ross Ballantine, 39, Alan Minard, 20, and Carl McGrath, 34, were found in mid-March.

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan's Nippon Yusen subsidiary NYK Cruises Co said on Friday that its luxury cruise ship Asuka II was returning to port after a passenger tested positive for the coronavirus.The ship's 295 passengers and 425 crew members will reach Yokohama, just south of Tokyo, around Saturday noon, an NYK Cruises spokeswoman said.

Hybrid Tour Boat Catches Fire in Norway

Hybrid Tour Boat Catches Fire in Norway

A hybrid-electric tour vessel caught fire off Norway's southern coast on Thursday, and while the flames have been extinguished, local authorities fear the situation could deteriorate in the days ahead.Authorities said the fire broke out in or near starboard battery compartment and engine room aboard the 24-meter catamaran MS Brim, operated by Brim Explorer, on Thursday afternoon

Semiramis Paliou Named CEO of Diana Shipping

Semiramis Paliou Named CEO of Diana Shipping

Semiramis Paliou has been named chief executive officer of Greek dry bulk shipowner Diana Shipping, replacing her father Simeon Palios who will remain as chairman.Paliou has served as a director of the company since March 2015, deputy CEO since October 2019 and chief operating officer since August 2018.

Swiss Passenger Vessel Serving as Vaccine 'Shot Ship' for Lakeside Towns

Swiss Passenger Vessel Serving as Vaccine 'Shot Ship' for Lakeside Towns

An 89-year-old passenger ship, out of commission due to the coronavirus pandemic, was repurposed on Tuesday as a COVID-19 vaccination center for thousands of residents from cities on Lake Constance.The 500-passenger MS Thurgau normally carries tourists and commuters between German and Swiss cities on Europe’s third-largest lake.

Wärtsilä and Grieg to Build World's First Green Ammonia Tanker

Wärtsilä and Grieg to Build World's First Green Ammonia Tanker

Finnish maritime technology firm Wärtsilä and Grieg Edge, the innovation hub of Norwegian shipping group Grieg Star, are working on a joint project to launch an ammonia-fuelled tanker producing no greenhouse gas emissions by 2024. With Norwegian government support worth 46.3 million NOK (4.4 million EUR), the partnership aims to build what will be the world's first green ammonia fuelled tanker.

The Estonia Disaster: A Bottomless Source of Learning

The Estonia Disaster: A Bottomless Source of Learning

The sinking of the Estonia ro-ro passenger ferry stands out as one of the most disastrous accidents in modern times. The tragedy claimed 852 lives and the wreck was declared a marine graveyard. At first glance, the sinking seems to have been triggered by a single technical failure only minutes before the point of no return, with no warning signs.