PHILADELPHIA BELLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PHILADELPHIA BELLE
    • Operator : RIVER MARINE, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : MOLINE
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 50
    • Passenger Capacity : 1000
  • Size
    • Register length : 157.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 58 Feet
    • Overall Length : 232 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 64 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 57 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1026746

RIVER MARINE, LLC

  • Area of Operation : MILE UMR 486
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

U.S. Oil Drilling Review Proposes Higher Fees, Development Curbs

U.S. Oil Drilling Review Proposes Higher Fees, Development Curbs

The Biden administration proposed a slew of changes on Friday to the nation's federal oil and gas leasing program, including hiking fees on drilling companies and limiting their access to sensitive wildlife and cultural zones.The recommendations followed a months-long review aimed at ensuring drilling on federal lands and waters benefits the public.

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

As 2022 appears on the not-so-distant horizon, we asked inland waterways executives to reflect on the major issues impacting their industry. Just how those issues evolve – and whether they present as challenges or opportunities – is, of course, unknown. Answers to some future questions will be relatively straightforward, confidently based on industry knowledge and experience.

Wreck of USRC Bear Found off Nova Scotia

Wreck of USRC Bear Found off Nova Scotia

The decades long mystery of a missing U.S. Coast Guard Ship has finally been solved. U.S. Revenue Cutter (USRC) Bear, lost at sea in 1963, has been found on the seafloor about 90 miles south of Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, NOAA Rear Adm. Nancy Hann announced Thursday.Widely considered one of the most historically significant ships in American history, Bear was purchased by the U.S.

The Case for Stock Boats

The Case for Stock Boats

Could you imagine designing your own car or truck or airplane, and then trying to build it? Unless you’re Elon Musk, you most likely couldn’t.Today’s consumers don’t want to solve their own problems, they want turnkey solutions, and they want them now. In what industry—other than maritime—do you see customers designing their own products, putting them out for bid

Some 28% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output Offline

Some 28% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output Offline

U.S. Gulf Coast crude oil exports are flowing again after recent hurricanes took out 26 million barrels of offshore production, according to sources and Refinitiv Eikon data, with local prices easing as more shipments moved out of the region.Hurricanes Ida and Nicholas damaged platforms, pipelines and processing hubs, shutting in most offshore production for weeks.

Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

Widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages slowed efforts on Tuesday by energy firms to assess damages at oil production facilities, ports, and refineries.Nearly all of Louisiana lost electrical power on Monday after one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the region downed transmission lines and flooded communities.

Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall Near Port Fourchon, Louisiana

Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall Near Port Fourchon, Louisiana

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm, forcing those who did not flee to brace themselves for the toughest test yet of the billions of dollars spent on levee upgrades following Hurricane Katrina 16 years ago.Ida came ashore near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, at 11:55 a.m. CDT (16:55 GMT), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

VIDEO: Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX Droneship

VIDEO: Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX Droneship

Elon Musk, a billionaire behind the SpaceX company, on Friday tweeted a video of a new Space X vessel named A Shortfall of Gravitas.SpaceX, or Space Exploration Technologies Corp, was founded by Musk back in 2002 to cut space transportation costs and eventually enable the colonization of Mars. It designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft.

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

For professional maritime training, the 2020 holiday season was bright indeed. In a world clutching for optimism, officials from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) made a series of announcements that will strengthen, expand and intensify America’s maritime academic programs—really the maritime industry—for at least the next decade, likely much longer.

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

MARAD Green Lights Two More NSMV Builds

MARAD Green Lights Two More NSMV Builds

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Tuesday authorized the construction of two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV), marking a key milestone for one of America's most high-profile shipbuilding programs.The new vessels will replace aging training ships at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for T-AGS 67

Halter Marine Awarded Contract for T-AGS 67

Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder Halter Marine has been awarded a $149,053,160 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) modification to definitize contract number N00024-19-C-2208 for the detail design and construction of one oceanographic survey ship (T-AGS 67), the U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday.