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

Hurtigruten Aims to Resume Operations from Mid-June

Hurtigruten Aims to Resume Operations from Mid-June

Expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten extended an operational pause for its fleet of small, custom built ships until June 15, but hopes to gradually restart cruises from mid-June as restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease.Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam, said, "There is still a lot of uncertainty in what the next weeks and months will bring.

HII Wins 1.5B Deal to Build 15th LPD for U.S. Navy

HII Wins 1.5B Deal to Build 15th LPD for U.S. Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) said that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $1.5 billion fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of the detail design and construction of amphibious transport dock LPD 31. The ship will be the 15th in the San Antonio class and the second Flight II LPD.

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

An ocean liner forced by a deadly onboard coronavirus outbreak to languish at sea since mid-March pulled into a South Florida port on Thursday, after authorities settled plans for the vessel and its sister ship to dock and most passengers to come ashore.The Holland America Line cruise ship MS Zaandam and its twin, the MS Rotterdam

Holland America Line Extends Pause on Operations

Holland America Line Extends Pause on Operations

Carnival-owned Holland America Line, owner and operator of the coronavirus-stricken MS Zaandam, announced it will extend its pause of global cruise operations for an additional 30 days, cancelling sailings scheduled to depart through May 14, amid continued port closures and travel restrictions surrounding global health concerns.

Coronavirus-hit Ship Approved to Pass Through Panama Canal

Coronavirus-hit Ship Approved to Pass Through Panama Canal

A cruise ship stuck off Panama’s Pacific coast after four passengers died and more than 130 others developed influenza-like symptoms, including at least two with the coronavirus, will be allowed to proceed through the Panama Canal, the government said on Saturday.Holland America Line’s 238-meter (781-foot) MS Zaandam vessel can now continue its trip to Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Four Passengers Die on Cruise Ship with Coronavirus Outbreak

Four Passengers Die on Cruise Ship with Coronavirus Outbreak

Four passengers have died on board the MS Zaandam, a cruise ship currently off the coast of Panama with dozens of guests suffering from influenza-like symptoms, at least two of whom have coronavirus, the vessel's operator said on Friday.Zaandam had been on a South American cruise that departed Argentina on March 7 and had been scheduled to end in San Antonio, Chile on March 21.

Valaris to Lose $620,000 a Day Rig Deal with Total after BOP Drop off Angola

Valaris to Lose $620,000 a Day Rig Deal with Total after BOP Drop off Angola

Valaris, the world's largest offshore drilling company by fleet size, is set to lose one of the most lucrative contracts in the offshore drilling industry today after it recently accidentally dropped a blowout preventer stack to seabed offshore Angola.The contract, at a day rate of $620,000 per day, is with the French oil major Total for the drillship Valaris DS-8.

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

The plight of the cruise ship off Japan with more than 200 coronavirus infections and the shunning of another by five ports despite no known cases has led to a sharp change in tack for an industry in shock: avoid Asia.To that end, many cruises in the region are being cancelled while others currently sailing are being re-routed, skipping originally scheduled stops in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Women make up only an estimated two percent of the global maritime industry. In the U.S., the statistics are a little better, with less than eight percent of ship and boat captain operator roles held by women.Still, for a female to have the opportunity to train up to ship captain is considered “unique.

Shipbuilding Interview: Ron Baczkowski, VT Halter

Shipbuilding Interview: Ron Baczkowski, VT Halter

VT Halter in Pascagoula, MS has been on a strong run, capped by its winning the high-profile contract to build the U.S. Coast Guard’s next generation of icebreakers. Maritime Reporter recently spoke with Ron Baczkowski, President and CEO, VT Halter Marine, for insights on the shipyard’s recent success and future prospects.

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Operations to recover oil from a World War II-era shipwreck are nearing completion after commencing on May 11, 2019 off the coast of Long Island, N.Y., the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.The sunken vessel, Coimbra, was a supply ship owned by Great Britain that was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Long Island during World War II.

Floating Wind: Norway Seeks to Expand

Floating Wind: Norway Seeks to Expand

Norway will seek to open two areas for the construction of floating offshore wind parks, which combined could hold a turbine capacity of up to 3.5 gigawatts (GW), the Norwegian oil and energy ministry said.Norway has recently been seeking to develop wind power, both onshore and offshore.