RIVER QUEEN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RIVER QUEEN
    • Operator : B. B. RIVER BOATS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 720
  • Location
    • City : NEWPORT
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 95
    • Full Load Capacity : 100 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 510
  • Size
    • Register length : 80 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 98 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 44 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1987
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 913471

B. B. RIVER BOATS

  • Area of Operation : RIVERS-OHIO RIVER MILES 400 TO 605
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

BELLE OF CINCINNATI

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

MARK TWAIN

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SHIRLEY B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • 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).

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday lifted its marine traffic restrictions on a section of the lower Mississippi River that has been closed since Tuesday, clearing towboats and barges to resume operations on one of America's busiest and most vital trade arteries.All river traffic came to a halt near Memphis, Tenn.

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More than 1,000 barges were backed up on the lower Mississippi River on Friday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, while traders anxiously awaited an update on the shutdown of a portion of the waterway that is critical to U.S. crop exports.The Coast Guard on Tuesday stopped all traffic on the river near Memphis, Tennessee, after a fracture was discovered in the Hernando DeSoto Bridge

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

More than 700 barges are delayed on the lower Mississippi River on Thursday after a structural crack in the Hernando de Soto Bridge prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic on a portion of the crucial trade artery.The Coast Guard restricted all vessel traffic between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Mississippi River near Memphis after the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Towing vessels and barges are lining up near Memphis, Tenn. after a significant structural crack discovered on the I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge bridge led the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic in the area.At least 16 vessels with a total of 229 barges are waiting to transit in either direction after vessel traffic was restricted between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Lower Mississippi

Historic Dredging Unlocks the  Might of the Mississippi

Historic Dredging Unlocks the Might of the Mississippi

Humanity will forever remember 2020 as the “Year of COVID-19” fraught with the pains of a pandemic and its impacts on our physical and mental health. Yet, as a navigation representative along the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC), I will always be able to see the bright side. In this case, that is life outside of COVID.

River Dance: Grounding Triggers Breakaway Barges

River Dance: Grounding Triggers Breakaway Barges

It was a beautiful mid-summer afternoon in the nation’s heartland. The skies were clear, the sun was shining and the variable southwest breeze barely caused a ripple on the muddy water of the winding river. Optimistic fishermen lined the riverbanks and a few recreational boaters were cruising close to the floating docks lining both shores.

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Nashville-based Ingram Barge Company announced Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Houston Fleeting Services has reached a deal to acquire the business assets Houston-based Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet. According to Ingram Barge, the purchase allows it to expand its footprint into the Houston area and along the Texas Gulf Coast while simultaneously growing its logistics

Bulk Carrier Grounds After Losing Propulsion in the Columbia River

Bulk Carrier Grounds After Losing Propulsion in the Columbia River

A 608-foot bulk carrier that suffered an engine failure and ran aground in the Columbia River Thursday has been refloated without injury or pollution, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a report at 12:50 a.m. that the Marshall Islands-flagged Genco Auvergne had run soft aground due to a loss of main engine propulsion while transiting down the

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the project to deepen of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet Friday, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes.The USACE awarded this first contract for the Ship Channel deepening to Weeks Marine on September 3, 2020, and the Captain Frank started the deepening Friday.

Uber Boat Launches in London

Uber Boat Launches in London

Uber is taking to the water in London. Earlier this month the international ride-hailing company marked the start of a partnership with water taxi operator Thames Clippers to provide its services on the River Thames.The first vessel donning Uber Boat by Thames Clippers branding set sail on August 3 as part of a fleet of 20 passenger vessels departing from 23 piers across London from Putney in

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.