PLAQUEMINES PRIDE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PLAQUEMINES PRIDE
    • Operator : PLAQUEMINES PARISH GOVERNMENT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1920
  • Location
    • City : BELLE CHASSE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 310
    • Full Load Capacity : 72 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 205
  • Size
    • Register length : 205 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 67 Feet
    • Overall Length : 213 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 73 Feet
    • Load draft : 13 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.8 Feet
    • Height : 55.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1163463

PLAQUEMINES PARISH GOVERNMENT

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER BETWEEN MILE 75.4 AHP & 76.6 AHP WEST & EAST BANKS OF BELLE CHASSE & SCARSDALE, LA; MISSISSIPPI RIVER BETWEEN MILE 48.0 & 49.0 AHP, WEST & EAST BANKS OF WEST POINTE-ALA-HACHE & POINTE-ALA-HACHE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

BELLE CHASSE II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

POINT A LA HACHE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Austal Launches High-speed Ferry

Austal Launches High-speed Ferry

Austal Limited announce that Austal Australia has launched Hull 394, the first of two 118-meter high-speed trimaran ferries currently under construction for Fred. Olsen Express of the Canary Islands.The aluminum vehicle-passenger ferry, to be known as Bajamar Express, was launched at Austal’s Henderson, Western Australia shipyard on February 4, and is now in the final stages of fit out

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

The Houston Ship Channel reopened on Tuesday morning after a seven-hour closure to raise a fishing vessel that sank in mid-January near the waterway's entrance in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Houston ship pilots association.The ship channel, a 53-mile waterway connecting the busiest U.S. petrochemical port with the Gulf of Mexico, reopened at 10:15 a.m.

Coal Carrier Sunshine Pride Delivered

Coal Carrier Sunshine Pride Delivered

Today, Sunshine Pride, an NYK-operated coal carrier for Joban Joint Power Co. Ltd., was delivered by Japanese builder Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.Under a long-term contract, this vessel will be dedicated to the transport of coal to generate electricity at the Nakoso Power Station in the city of Iwaki, Japan.

Search Called Off for Two Missing After Ship Collision

Search Called Off for Two Missing After Ship Collision

Responders have called off a search for two fisherman missing following a fatal ship collision near Galveston, Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.One crew member has been rescued, one is deceased and two remain missing at the conclusion of a three-day search involving the Coast Guard and local responders that covered more than 49 square miles by aerial flights

One Dead, Two Missing in Galveston Ship Collision

One Dead, Two Missing in Galveston Ship Collision

The US Coast Guard and local authorities on Wednesday continue to search for two fishermen missing after a fatal vessel collision in Galveston, Texas.The Coast Guard said four fisherman were forced into the water on Tuesday afternoon when their 81-foot vessel Pappy's Pride capsized following a collision with the 600-foot chemical tanker Bow Fortune near the Galveston jetties.

Fincantieri Fits New Midsection in Star Breeze

Fincantieri Fits New Midsection in Star Breeze

The most complex cruise ship lengthening ever undertaken is clipping along at Fincantieri’s Palermo yard.The final welding cut to Windstar Cruises’ Star Breeze was completed and  the ship’s 25.6-meter/84-foot prefabricated midsection was glided into place between the two halves in the drydock, an operation that took just half an hour.

Inland Container on Vessel Logistics Advance

Inland Container on Vessel Logistics Advance

Missouri Port Authorities Team Up To Advance Plan For Statewide Initiative That Focuses On Innovative Inland Waterway Container-On-Vessel Freight Service.Missouri Governor Michael Parson visited the Mississippi River town of Herculaneum on August 12 to find out more about statewide efforts to deliver a new option to transport freight along the inland waterways and what role an innovative

Corona Zenith Joins K Line’s Coal Fleet

Corona Zenith Joins K Line’s Coal Fleet

Japanese ship owner Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has received its second Corona-class coal carrier, Corona Zenith, in a single month.The 88,000 dwt special coal carrier is built at the Marugame Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co Ltd in Japan, said a press release.Corona Zenith is same type as “K” Line’s specialized fleet for transport of thermal coal known as the “Corona-series.

US Gulf Production Restarting After Barry

US Gulf Production Restarting After Barry

U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said.There was 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil production off line in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, about 80,000 barrels less than on Sunday, according to the U.S.

INSIGHTS: Dennis Wilmsmeyer, Executive Director, America's Central Port

INSIGHTS: Dennis Wilmsmeyer, Executive Director, America's Central Port

Dennis Wilmsmeyer was appointed Executive Director at America’s Central Port on July 1, 2010, prior to which he served 11 years with the Port District, six as General Manager.With over 30 years of experience, Dennis brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table in the areas of transportation, planning, and economic development.

Salvors Survey Grande America Wreck

Salvors Survey Grande America Wreck

Seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity said it has conducted urgent subsea search, inspection and operations on the wreck of the MV Grande America, which sank in the Bay of Biscay on March 12.Grande America capsized and sunk last month after its cargo of containers and vehicles caught fire during a voyage from Hamburg to Casablanca.

HHI Group Inks Deal to Acquire DSME

HHI Group Inks Deal to Acquire DSME

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group and Korea Development Bank (KDB) signed on Friday a definitive agreement to acquire Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), in the presence of Kwon Oh-gap, Vice Chairman & CEO of HHI Holdings; Ka Sam-hyun, President & CEO of HHI; and Lee Dong-gull, Chairman & CEO of KDB.