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

Rosatom, DP World in Arctic Container Shipping Project

Rosatom, DP World in Arctic Container Shipping Project

Russian state nuclear energy firm Rosatom and Dubai logistics firm DP World agreed on Friday to join efforts in developing pilot container shipping between Northwest Europe and East Asia through the Arctic, the companies said.Rosatom is a designated sole infrastructure operator of the Northern Sea Route which it plans to develop into a fully-fledged transport corridor.

Union Pacific to Restart Container Shipments from U.S. West Coast Seaports

Union Pacific to Restart Container Shipments from U.S. West Coast Seaports

Union Pacific Corp container shipments from U.S. West Coast seaports to one of the railroad's major hubs in Chicago will restart early next week after a seven-day suspension, Chief Executive Lance Fritz told Reuters on Thursday.The railroad on Sunday night paused cargo shipments from the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

As Many as 17 Missing in Cargo Ship Sinking Incident off Liberia

As Many as 17 Missing in Cargo Ship Sinking Incident off Liberia

As many as 17 people were missing from a cargo ship that sank off the coast of Liberia over the weekend despite being barred from setting sail, the Maritime Commissioner said.The Liberian-registered Niko Ivanka left the capital Monrovia on Saturday for a port in the West African country's south, despite being under a detention order for failing to meet basic safety requirements.

Hundreds of Dead Turtles Wash Ashore After X-Press Pearl Fire

Hundreds of Dead Turtles Wash Ashore After X-Press Pearl Fire

Hundreds of turtles have washed ashore after a ship caught fire and sank off the west coast of Sri Lanka in June in the country's worst-ever marine disaster, a court in the capital Colombo heard this week.A fire erupted on the Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl on May 20, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics.

Singapore Authorities Investigate Stricken Cargo Ship off Sri Lanka

Singapore Authorities Investigate Stricken Cargo Ship off Sri Lanka

Singapore authorities said that they have started their own investigation into a stricken cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals that caught fire off Sri Lanka's west coast.The Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics

Fire-hit Cargo Ship Loaded with Chemicals Sinks Off Sri Lanka

Fire-hit Cargo Ship Loaded with Chemicals Sinks Off Sri Lanka

A cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals sank off Sri Lanka's west coast, its navy said on Wednesday, and tonnes of plastic pellets have fouled the country's rich fishing waters in one of its worst-ever marine disasters.The government on Wednesday suspended fishing along an 80-km (50-mile) stretch of the island's coastline, affecting 5,600 fishing boats

U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search for 10 Missing Cuban Migrants

U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search for 10 Missing Cuban Migrants

The U.S. Coast Guard said it has suspended the search for 10 Cuban migrants believed missing from a boat that capsized off Key West, Florida.Two people were killed and 10 were believed missing in the incident, the U.S. Coast Guard had reported on Thursday.Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, Customs and Border Protection

Fourteen Die Offshore India After Barge Sinks as Cyclone Batters West Coast

Fourteen Die Offshore India After Barge Sinks as Cyclone Batters West Coast

Fourteen people have died as a barge sank off India's west coast after a powerful cyclone barrelled into the country, authorities said on Wednesday, while Indian navy ships and aircraft scoured waters to locate scores of other missing personnel."We can confirm that 14 bodies have been recovered from the rescue operation of barge P305" that sank off the coast of Mumbai, Mehul Karnik

Fire-Stricken Containership Starts Transit to Port of Oakland

Fire-Stricken Containership Starts Transit to Port of Oakland

The Unified Command, consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, the State of California, Resolve Marine and Witt O'Briens said Sunday it was coordinating the safe transit of a containership 80 miles southwest of Big Sur to the Port of Oakland, Calif. after the ship had reported an engine fire on Friday.

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

A derelict tugboat abandoned near Juneau, Alaska since 2016, has been towed to sea and scuttled in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Lumberman had been causing problems for locals since it was abandoned in the Gastineau channel five years ago, and the decision was made to dispose of the vessel at sea after the 107-foot steel hulled tugboat was determined to be derelict and a

Some Containerships Sent North as Port of Los Angeles Hits Capacity

Some Containerships Sent North as Port of Los Angeles Hits Capacity

The Port of Los Angeles and cargo shipping lines are diverting some ships to other West Coast ports as a six-month import surge strains capacity at the busiest gateway for ocean trade in the United States.Container lines such as Hapag Lloyd and CMA CGM are temporarily diverting some sailings to Oakland and other West Coast ports to ease record backlogs at the Port of Los Angeles and the adjacent

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Is neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea the answer to West Africa’s maritime crime crisis?In October 2020, China’s transport ministry established an ad hoc workgroup to lay down precautionary measures for ships and seafarers passing through high piracy risk West African waters.The move came as China told its vessels to up vigilance and implement a series of precautionary measures to ensure the