QUEEN OF THE WEST

  • General
    • Vessel Name : QUEEN OF THE WEST
    • Operator : BLUE SPRUCE, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2600
  • Location
    • City : GUILFORD
    • STATE : CT
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 92
    • Passenger Capacity : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 221.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 41.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 230 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 46 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.7 Feet
    • Height : 47 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1033572

BLUE SPRUCE, LLC

  • Area of Operation : COLUMBIA AND SNAKE RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : OVERNIGHT CRUISE PASSENGERS

News

Helicopter Missing in the US Gulf

Helicopter Missing in the US Gulf

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is searching by air and sea for two people aboard an overdue helicopter believed to have crashed in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders received a report at 10:37 a.m. on Saturday from the helicopter's owner, Panther Marine, that the aircraft crew did not reach their destination when transiting from one offshore platform to another.

MOL Orders Japan's 1st LNG-Fueled Ferries

MOL Orders Japan's 1st LNG-Fueled Ferries

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and its subsidiary Ferry Sunflower Limited have unveiled plans to construct Japan’s first two LNG-fueled ferries.Mitsubishi Shipbuilding will receive the order for the newbuild ferries that are designated to serve the Japanese market.

Product Tanker Freight Rates Rebounds

Product Tanker Freight Rates Rebounds

Product tanker freight rates softened in the third quarter of 2019 but rebounded strongly at the start of the fourth quarter following an increase in crude tanker rates that began after the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and accelerated dramatically to multi-year high levels at the end of September when the US imposed sanctions on two subsidiaries of China's COSCO Shipping.

Aalund Named International Propeller Club's President

Aalund Named International Propeller Club's President

Niels Aalund was elected at the 93rd International Convention and Conference in New Orleans on October 17th.New Orleans, LA: Prominent maritime industry stakeholder Niels Aalund has been elected President of the International Propeller Club. Mr. Aalund will serve a two-year term, commencing from October 17th.

Fourth Bourbon Rhode Crew Member Confirmed Dead

Fourth Bourbon Rhode Crew Member Confirmed Dead

Bourbon confirmed on Wednesday that the body of a fourth crew member has been recovered following the sinking of its vessel Bourbon Rhode last week. Only three of the 14 Bourbon Rhode crew members have been rescued as the search continues for seven mariners still missing.The body of the fourth mariner was discovered on Tuesday and transferred on the French Navy frigate Ventôse, Bourbon said.

Bourbon Vessel Taking on Water Near Hurricane Lorenzo

Bourbon Vessel Taking on Water Near Hurricane Lorenzo

Bourbon said a mission has been launched to rescue 14 crew from one of its vessels taking on water in heavy seas near a category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.The French offshore vessels owner said water is entering the stern of the 49.5-meter tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode, about 60 nautical miles south-southeast from the eye of hurricane Lorenzo.

Seamen Kidnapped off Cameroon's Coast

Seamen Kidnapped off Cameroon's Coast

A number of seamen have been kidnapped after an attack on their vessel off the coast of Cameroon in West Africa's piracy-plagued Gulf of Guinea, a source in the Cameroonian army and a source at the major port of Douala said on Friday.In July, the International Maritime Bureau described the Gulf of Guinea as the most dangerous area in the world for piracy with 73% of all sea kidnappings and 92%

Seadrill Contract Backlog Reaches $1.9bln

Seadrill Contract Backlog Reaches $1.9bln

The deepwater drilling contractor Seadrill said that its contract backlog, as of May 23, 2019, totaled approximately $1.9 billion.The drilling services provider said it has added $130 million of additional backlog from March, including the AOD I award of a three year follow on contract with Saudi Aramco keeping the unit employed until June 2022, which adds approximately $82 million in backlog.

British Shipyard Evacuated After Bomb Threat

British Shipyard Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A shipyard in northern England that builds Britain's new generation of nuclear submarines was evacuated on Wednesday after what a local news website said was a bomb warning.Ambulances and police were on the scene in Barrow-in-Furness in northwestern England. The defense ministry declined to comment."As a precaution, the Devonshire Dock Complex has been closed," a spokeswoman for BAE Systems said.

Protheroe Takes Charge of BV N. America

Protheroe Takes Charge of BV N. America

Tim Protheroe, with more than 40 years of industry experience, was tapped to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & OffshoreProtheroe was officially named Regional Chief Executive, Marine & Offshore, North America, providing leadership in the United States and Canada.

Ecochlor Wins BWMS Contract with ATC

Ecochlor Wins BWMS Contract with ATC

Alaskan Tanker Company (ATC) will retrofit the Ecochlor ballast water management system (BWMS) on board their fleet including three VLCC crude oil tankers and an option for one additional vessel. Each of these vessels are U.S. flag tankers with Zone 1 and Zone 0 hazardous areas.The Ecochlor BWMS is approved for installation in both US Flag and International vessels in hazardous areas rated Zone

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

One year ago, we reported on vacation river cruising, presenting an industry mostly on the optimistic side of growth and expansion for 2018. This year’s review is more geographically limited – to the Mississippi River, heartland cruises centered among New Orleans, Memphis, St. Louis and St. Paul – but with links important for a lot of smaller cities in between.