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

Rhine in South Germany Reopens to Shipping

Rhine in South Germany Reopens to Shipping

The river Rhine in south Germany reopened to cargo shipping on Friday after being closed by high water since the weekend, navigation authorities said.Falling water levels after dryer weather this week mean Rhine river shipping has re-started around Maxau in south Germany, the German inland waterways navigation agency said. This means sailings to Switzerland are again possible.

Fincantieri Delivers Cruise Ship Queen Anne to Cunard

Fincantieri Delivers Cruise Ship Queen Anne to Cunard

Carnival Corporation's Cunard cruise line announced it has taken delivery of its newest cruise ship, Queen Anne, from Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri.The newbuild was officially handed over on Friday during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marghera shipyard in Venice. The 114,000-ton ship spans 14 decks and has capacity for up to 3,000 passengers.

St. Marys River Reopened After Laker Strikes Channel Light

St. Marys River Reopened After Laker Strikes Channel Light

The St. Marys River has reopened to vessel traffic after a U.S.-flagged Great Lakes freighter struck a channel light in the waterway.At approximately 1 a.m. on Thursday, the 730-foot bulk carrier American Mariner suffered a marine casualty and went bow-first into the Munuscong Junction Light, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The incident occurred in Munuscong Lake, which is a section of the St.

Great Lakes Freighter Strikes Channel Light on St. Marys River

Great Lakes Freighter Strikes Channel Light on St. Marys River

A portion of the St. Marys River has been closed to vessel traffic after a U.S.-flagged Great Lakes freighter struck a channel light in the waterway.At approximately 1 a.m., the 730-foot bulk carrier American Mariner suffered a marine casualty and struck the Munuscong Junction Light with its bow, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The incident occurred in Munuscong Lake, which is a section of the St.

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

The first towboat of 2024 passed through Lock and Dam 2, in Hastings, Minn. on Sunday, signaling the start of this year's navigation season on the Mississippi River.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' St. Paul District said it considers the first tow to arrive at Lock and Dam 2 as the unofficial start of the Mississippi River navigation season

Parana River's Main Channel Obstructed After Vessel Runs Aground

Parana River's Main Channel Obstructed After Vessel Runs Aground

A vessel carrying wheat that ran aground near the main channel of South America's Parana River has been freed but the waterway remains closed while checks are being made, the Argentine Naval Prefecture said on Tuesday.The vessel ran aground on Feb.17 and "was heading outbound in laden condition, navigating with a draft of 10.

US-flagged Laker Grounds in the St. Clair River

US-flagged Laker Grounds in the St. Clair River

A U.S. registered laker ran aground in the St. Clair River near Marine City, Mich. on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said it was notified at 7:21 a.m. that the 617-foot-long vessel American Courage grounded with a cargo of 20,000 tons of stone on board. No injuries or pollution have been reported.

SEACOR Sells Its Inland River Business to Ingram

SEACOR Sells Its Inland River Business to Ingram

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. based SEACOR Holdings Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its inland river transportation and logistics business to Ingram Barge Company LLC, a division of Nashville-based Ingram Marine Group.Part of the SEACOR family of businesses for over two decades, Inland River Transport Holdings LLC (SCF) includes more than 1,000 covered dry cargo hopper barges

Amazon River Port Water Levels Drop to 121-year Record Low

Amazon River Port Water Levels Drop to 121-year Record Low

The water level at a major river port in Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit its lowest point in at least 121 years on Monday, as a historic drought upends the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and damages the jungle ecosystem.Rapidly drying tributaries to the mighty Amazon river have left boats stranded, cutting off food and water supplies to remote jungle villages

Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

A barge carrying three trucks and 2,000 empty cooking gas cylinders lies stranded on the vast sand banks of a diminished Rio Negro river after running aground last month, highlighting the plight of river transport in the Amazon region hit by severe drought.Officials warned that low river levels risk disrupting grains exports from nearby farm states.

Mississippi River Near Historic Lows, Grain Exports at Risk

Mississippi River Near Historic Lows, Grain Exports at Risk

A key stretch of the lower Mississippi River dropped this week to within inches of its lowest-ever level and is expected to remain near historic lows just as the busiest U.S. grain export season gets underway, according to the National Weather Service.Low water has slowed hauling of export-bound corn and soybean barges over recent weeks as shippers lightened loads to prevent vessels from running

Kakhovka Dam Collapse Blocks Gateway for Ukrainian Exports

Kakhovka Dam Collapse Blocks Gateway for Ukrainian Exports

The destruction of the Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine has made it impossible to navigate parts of the Dnipro River and deprived Kyiv of an important agricultural export route, shipping authorities said.The loss of the route is another problem for Ukraine as uncertainty hangs over the future of a U.N.-brokered deal allowing the safe export of grain from three Ukrainian ports.