SOUTHERN BELLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SOUTHERN BELLE
    • Operator : CHATTANOOGA RIVERBOAT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : CHATTANOO- GA
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 82
    • Full Load Capacity : 1653 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 453
  • Size
    • Register length : 96.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 130 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 38 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.6 Feet
    • Height : 46.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 683113

CHATTANOOGA RIVERBOAT

  • Area of Operation : TENNESSEE RIVER BETWEEN MILE 305 AND MILE 471
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Pipeline from California Offshore Oil Spill was Moved 32 Meters Along Sea Floor

Pipeline from California Offshore Oil Spill was Moved 32 Meters Along Sea Floor

A section of the oil pipeline that burst off the Southern California coast was displaced 105 feet (32 meters) across the ocean floor, officials said on Tuesday, fueling speculation that a ship's anchor may have caused the environmental disaster.The revelation came as the U.S. Coast Guard and drilling company Amplify Energy Corp came under further scrutiny about the time it took to respond to the

Some 28% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output Offline

Some 28% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output Offline

U.S. Gulf Coast crude oil exports are flowing again after recent hurricanes took out 26 million barrels of offshore production, according to sources and Refinitiv Eikon data, with local prices easing as more shipments moved out of the region.Hurricanes Ida and Nicholas damaged platforms, pipelines and processing hubs, shutting in most offshore production for weeks.

Ship Stuck then Refloated in Suez Canal, No Impact on Traffic

Ship Stuck then Refloated in Suez Canal, No Impact on Traffic

A bulk carrier briefly became stuck in the northern section of the Suez Canal on Thursday but was refloated and there was no impact on traffic, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said in a statement.The Panama-flagged Coral Crystal, with a cargo of 43,000 tonnes, suffered from a temporary problem on its way southwards through the canal, the SCA said

Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

Widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages slowed efforts on Tuesday by energy firms to assess damages at oil production facilities, ports, and refineries.Nearly all of Louisiana lost electrical power on Monday after one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the region downed transmission lines and flooded communities.

VIDEO: Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX Droneship

VIDEO: Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX Droneship

Elon Musk, a billionaire behind the SpaceX company, on Friday tweeted a video of a new Space X vessel named A Shortfall of Gravitas.SpaceX, or Space Exploration Technologies Corp, was founded by Musk back in 2002 to cut space transportation costs and eventually enable the colonization of Mars. It designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft.

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up disinfection measures amid a flare-up in COVID-19 cases, causing the biggest backlog since at least 2019.More than 150 coronavirus cases have been reported in Guangdong province, a key manufacturing and exporting hub in southern China, since the latest wave of cases struck in late May

Ever Given Grounding Spurs Suez Canal Expansion Plans

Ever Given Grounding Spurs Suez Canal Expansion Plans

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway where a containership became jammed and blocked traffic for six days in March, Chairman Osama Rabie said in a televised address on Tuesday.Rabie presented the plan at an event attended by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who indicated that the project should be completed in 24 months at most.

Cargo Ship Grounding in Philippines: Four Crew Dead, 9 Missing

Cargo Ship Grounding in Philippines: Four Crew Dead, 9 Missing

Four crew members from a cargo ship that ran aground off the southern Philippines have died, while seven have been rescued and a search is continuing for nine others, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Wednesday.The crew of LCT Cebu Great Ocean abandoned the vessel, which was carrying nickel ore and 2,000 liters of diesel, before it ran aground in Surigao del Norte province on Monday

Suez Canal Traffic Not Affected by Tanker's Engine Failure

Suez Canal Traffic Not Affected by Tanker's Engine Failure

Traffic in the Suez canal was not affected by an oil tanker’s sudden engine failure on Tuesday, the canal authority said, adding that the vessel had been fixed and started up again.Shipping websites MarineTraffic and TankerTrackers said earlier that marine traffic had slowed in canal as oil tanker M/T Rumford appeared to face difficulties in the southern part.

Suez Canal May Expand Southern Channel, Chairman Says

Suez Canal May Expand Southern Channel, Chairman Says

The Suez Canal Authority is considering expanding the southern section of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given became stranded, its chairman said on Tuesday.It is also looking into procuring cranes that could potentially offload cargo at heights of up to 52 meters, Osama Rabie told Reuters in an interview.“Our procedures are sound, we are just aiming to improve the service,” he said.

Southern Towing Company Acquires Devall Towing

Southern Towing Company Acquires Devall Towing

Memphis, Tenn.-based Southern Towing Company (STC) said Tuesday it has acquired family-owned Devall Towing, in a deal that expands STC’s towing operations into specialty chemical products.Headquartered in Sulphur, La., Devall is a towboat and barge operator for specialty chemicals along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Lower Mississippi River, operating 36 towboats and 125 liquid tank barges.

Australia's New Icebreaker Starts Sea Trials

Australia's New Icebreaker Starts Sea Trials

Australia’s newly completed icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, has left the Netherlands port of Vlissingen to commence trials in the North Sea.The start of the month-long sea trials, which had been pushed back due to delays stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, will be followed by additional weeks of deepwater trials involving the Australian Antarctic Division, ship managers Serco and shipbuilder Damen.