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

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.

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”.

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.

Video: Navantia Launches Saudi Arabia's New Warship

Video: Navantia Launches Saudi Arabia's New Warship

Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia on Wednesday launched the first of five Avante 2200 corvettes it's building for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) for delivery through 2024.The five frigates were ordered in July 2018 for a cost of €1.8 billion ($2.1 billion), and first steel was cut for the series' first vessel in January 2019.

Video: Bulk Carrier Crew Member Medevaced in the Gulf of Mexico

Video: Bulk Carrier Crew Member Medevaced in the Gulf of Mexico

An ailing crew member has been medevaced from a bulk carrier 230 nautical miles south of New Orleans, Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a request at 4:05 a.m. for the medevac of a 53-year-old man showing signs of a possible heart attack.

Video: Seaspan Shipyards Launches CCGS John Cabot

Video: Seaspan Shipyards Launches CCGS John Cabot

Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards on Friday launched the final ship in a series of three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV) for the Canadian Coast Guard.The 63.4-meter CCGS John Cabot will next undergo sea trials before its delivery to the Coast Guard later this summer. The vessel will be based in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) launched the second of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” Ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The Sandy Ground was launched Friday at Eastern’s Allanton facility in Panama City, Fla.

Partners Aim to Build Zero-emissions Ferries in Belfast

Partners Aim to Build Zero-emissions Ferries in Belfast

A Belfast Maritime Consortium led by Artemis Technologies has won a £33 million ($41 million) U.K. government innovation grant to develop zero emissions ferries in Northern Ireland’s capital. With further investment from consortium partners, the total project investment will reach close to £60 million ($74.

Tanker Crewman Missing After Falling Overboard Off US East Coast

Tanker Crewman Missing After Falling Overboard Off US East Coast

A search is underway to locate a crewmember who reportedly fell overboard from a Malta-flagged liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier 400 miles off Cape Hatteras, N.C.The U.S. Coast Guard said watchstanders received a report that a man overboard had been reported aboard the 225-meter-long Hellas Gladiator.

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries said its newest vessel, Island Aurora, officially entered service Thursday on the Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula (Vancouver Island-Cormorant Island-Malcolm Island) route. This follows last week’s start of service for sister vessel Island Discovery on the Texada Island-Powell River run.