NEWPORT PRINCESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : NEWPORT PRINCESS
    • Operator : ELECTRA CRUISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : NEWPORT BEACH
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 50
    • Passenger Capacity : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 61.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1944
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 246885

ELECTRA CRUISES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : LAKES, BAYS AND SOUNDS; AND NEWPORT BAY, CA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ATHENA

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

DESTINY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

ELECTRA

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

ETERNITY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

Trump Says Cruise Lines Suspend Departures for 30 Days

Trump Says Cruise Lines Suspend Departures for 30 Days

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that major cruise lines would suspend cruises for 30 days, following a series of industry announcements that came after repeated transmission of coronavirus among passengers at sea.“At my request, effective midnight tonight, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and MSC have all agreed to suspend outbound cruises for thirty days,” Trump said on Twitter.

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

Several major cruise operators have voluntarily suspended operations in response to the developing coronavirus pandemic. For most, the reason given has been "an abundance of caution".On Wednesday, Viking became the first major cruise line to temporarily suspend operations, canceling all river and ocean cruises scheduled to embark between March 12 to April 30.

Coronavirus-hit Princess Cruises Suspends Operations

Coronavirus-hit Princess Cruises Suspends Operations

Princess Cruises, the operator of two coronavirus-stricken ships, said on Thursday it would suspend global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months, sending shares of its parent company Carnival Corp down 22% in premarket trading.The Grand Princess was denied entry to San Francisco Bay last Wednesday en route back from Hawaii as authorities learned some passengers and crew had developed

Grand Princess Docks in Oakland

Grand Princess Docks in Oakland

Weary passengers aboard a cruise ship idled at sea for days by a coronavirus outbreak erupted in cheers on Monday as the vessel sailed into San Francisco Bay en route to the Port of Oakland and the next, unexpected phase of their voyage - two weeks of quarantine.The 2,400 passengers, who have been largely confined to their staterooms since Thursday

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

A man who had been aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship and was infected with coronavirus has died, bringing the death toll from the ship to seven, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday.The man was not Japanese, NHK said, without giving details of his nationality or age. That would make him the second foreigner from the ship to die, after a British man died last month.

CLIA: Any Action to Limit Cruising is Unwarranted

CLIA: Any Action to Limit Cruising is Unwarranted

A cruise industry trade association has hit back at reports speculating that the U.S. government may move to discourage some travelers from taking cruises as part of a broader Trump administration effort to limit the spread of coronavirus."Any action to restrict cruising is unwarranted

Video: Coronavirus Test Kits Flown to Grand Princess

Video: Coronavirus Test Kits Flown to Grand Princess

Coronavirus test kits were delivered at sea on Thursday to an ocean liner barred from returning to port in San Francisco after at least 35 people developed flu-like symptoms aboard the vessel, which has been linked to two other confirmed cases of COVID-19.The diagnostic sampling kits were flown by helicopter to the cruise ship Grand Princess

Fourth Diamond Princess Passenger Dies from Coronavirus

Fourth Diamond Princess Passenger Dies from Coronavirus

A fourth passenger from the cruise ship Diamond Princess moored in Japan has died from the coronavirus, NHK public television said on Tuesday. The passenger was in their 80s, NHK said.Japan has come under fire for its handling of the situation on the cruise ship, which is operated by Carnival Corp (CCL.N) and where hundreds became infected.

44 New Coronavirus Cases on Diamond Princess

44 New Coronavirus Cases on Diamond Princess

Japanese health officials said there have been 44 new positive tests for the novel coronavirus on board the Diamond Princess, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 218 aboard the cruise ship currently quarantined in Yokohama.Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess, owned by Miami-based Carnival Corp

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.

MN100: The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding

MN100: The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding

The Apprentice School at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division celebrated its 100-year anniversary just last month. That's worthy of inclusion in this year's MN100 list, for more than one reason. Certainly, this fine school deserves to be mentioned among our very best 100 organizations for this year.

Columbia Class Subs Take Shape in Virginia

Columbia Class Subs Take Shape in Virginia

A plasma-burning machine cut the first steel plate that will be used to build Columbia (SSBN 826), the lead ballistic missile submarine. As Newport News continues its digital transformation, the event also marked the first class of submarines that will be built using fully digital blueprints.“Today is a historic day,” said Jason Ward, Newport News’ vice president for Columbia-class construction.