QUEENS LAUNCH

  • General
    • Vessel Name : QUEENS LAUNCH
    • Operator : ARGOSY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 85
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 16
    • Passenger Capacity : 62
  • Size
    • Register length : 36 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 36 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.7 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1991
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 976735

ARGOSY

  • Area of Operation : PUGET SOUND AND TRIBUTARY WATERS
  • Principal Commodity : EXCURSION PASSENGERS

BEAVER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

CELEBRATIONS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHAMPAGNE LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

GOODTIME II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

GOODTIME III

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

LADY MARY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

ROYAL ARGOSY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SIGHTSEER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF SEATTLE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

World's First IMO Type B Very Large Ethane Carrier Launched

World's First IMO Type B Very Large Ethane Carrier Launched

The world's first IMO Type B very large ethane carrier (VLEC), the Pacific Ineos Belstaff, has been launched at Jiangnan Shipyard in China.The first of an order of four of the largest VLECs ever commissioned, the ABS-Classed 99,000 cbm dual-fuel vessel is designed for long haul ethane transportation but can also handle other liquified gas cargoes such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and ethylene.

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

A cargo ship was ordered to leave the U.S waters after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Port of New Orleans discovered invasive insects found in the wood used to secure its previous cargo offloaded earlier in Mexico. The ship, named Pan Jasmine, arrived at the anchorage of Davant, downriver from New Orleans at mile marker 54, on July 17

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

In the last week of April, with little fanfare, the U.S. Coast Guard released a much-anticipated opportunity to build up to 27 Waterways Commerce Cutters. After the detailed design and construction contract is awarded in Spring of 2022, a lucky shipbuilder will begin replacing the Coast Guard’s eclectic fleet of 18 venerable river buoy tenders (WLR) and 13 inland construction tenders (WLIC).

First of UECC's Three LNG Battery Hybrid PCTCs Launched

First of UECC's Three LNG Battery Hybrid PCTCs Launched

The first of three liquefied natural gas (LNG) battery hybrid pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) commissioned by Norwegian shipping company United European Car Carriers (UECC) was launched this week at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai. The remaining two vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2022.

Singapore Is the Global Cruise Leader—For Now

Singapore Is the Global Cruise Leader—For Now

Singapore currently accounts for a third of the world’s cruises its tourism body said on Wednesday, owing to the roaring success of its “cruises to nowhere” at a time of crisis in the industry globally.Cruises have yet to restart in many parts of the world after taking a beating from the coronavirus pandemic, with some of the earliest big outbreaks found on cruise ships.

China Pledges to Build 'Polar Silk Road' Over 2021-2025

China Pledges to Build 'Polar Silk Road' Over 2021-2025

China will construct a “Polar Silk Road” and actively participate in the development of Arctic and Antarctic regions, it said in its new 2021-2025 “five-year plan” published on Friday.The plan said China would “participate in pragmatic cooperation in the North Pole” and “raise its ability to participate in the protection and utilization of the South Pole”.

Maersk to Launch First Carbon Neutral Vessel in 2023

Maersk to Launch First Carbon Neutral Vessel in 2023

Shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday it would accelerate plans to decarbonize sea-borne container shipping by putting the world's first vessel powered by carbon-neutral fuel into operation in 2023, seven years ahead of its original plan.The shipping industry, which carries around 80% of global trade and accounts for around 3% of global carbon emissions

CSSC Jiangnan Launches LNG-fueled Box Ship for CMA CGM

CSSC Jiangnan Launches LNG-fueled Box Ship for CMA CGM

CMA CGM Patagonia, the first in a series of 15,000 TEU liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered containerships for French shipping company CMA CGM, has been launched at the CSSC Jiangnan shipyard in Shanghai.Ordered in 2019 and due for delivery in mid-August, the vessel is among a fleet of new box ships being put into service by CMA CGM that run on cleaner burning LNG fuel as a means to reduce

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Two offshore drilling rigs, previously used for oil and gas exploration beneath the seabed, could soon help with space exploration.Namely, according to multiple reports this week, a company linked to billionaire Elon Musk bought two deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs last year, with plans - reportedly - to convert them into floating launch pads for Musk's SpaceX rockets.

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

A containership rescued a boater clinging to the hull of his capsized vessel approximately 86 miles east of Port Canaveral, Fla., Sunday.Stuart Bee departed Cape Marina in Port Canaveral on Friday and was reported missing Saturday after he did not return from his day trip. A marina member contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville at 11:40 a.m.

Top Global Traders Push to Cut Shipping Emissions

Top Global Traders Push to Cut Shipping Emissions

Some of the world's biggest commodities and energy players on Wednesday launched an initiative to cut and track emissions from the ships they charter as efforts intensify to reduce the maritime industry's carbon footprint.About 90% of world trade is transported by sea, and the UN shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) aims to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions by 50%

AI- and Solar-powered Autonomous Ship Mayflower Launched

AI- and Solar-powered Autonomous Ship Mayflower Launched

A new Mayflower has been launched in Plymouth, 400 years after its historic namesake set sail from southwest England to America.The new vessel won't be carrying pilgrim settlers across the Atlantic. In fact, it won't hold any crew or passengers at all. The sleek AI- and solar-powered trimaran is autonomy level five, meaning it can operate independently with no human intervention.