SUPERIOR PRINCESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SUPERIOR PRINCESS
    • Operator : APOSTLE ISLAND CRUISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1400
  • Location
    • City : BAYFIELD
    • STATE : WI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 43
    • Full Load Capacity : 90 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 145
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 19 Feet
    • Load draft : 11 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2012
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1237319

APOSTLE ISLAND CRUISES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BAYFIELD-APOSTLE ISLANDS AND CHEQUAMAGON BAY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ASHLAND BAY EXPRESS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ISLAND PRINCESS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Boarders Exit Tanker off UAE Coast, Ship Safe

Boarders Exit Tanker off UAE Coast, Ship Safe

Boarders have left a tanker that maritime sources had said was seized off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and the vessel is safe, Britain's maritime trade agency reported on Wednesday.Three maritime security forces had told Reuters on Tuesday that the asphalt/bitumen tanker Asphalt Princess had been seized by suspected Iranian-backed forces, which Iran denied.

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan's Nippon Yusen subsidiary NYK Cruises Co said on Friday that its luxury cruise ship Asuka II was returning to port after a passenger tested positive for the coronavirus.The ship's 295 passengers and 425 crew members will reach Yokohama, just south of Tokyo, around Saturday noon, an NYK Cruises spokeswoman said.

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

A privately funded mission has found, surveyed and filmed the USS Johnston, the world’s deepest known shipwreck, offshore Samar Island in the Philippines Sea.The expedition was backed by Victor Vescovo, is an entrepreneur, explorer and retired U.S. Navy Commander who personally piloted his submersible DSV Limiting Factor down to the wreck during two separate, eight-hour dives 21,180 feet (6

Equinor Awards Long-term Frame Deals to Seismic Players PGS and Shearwater

Equinor Awards Long-term Frame Deals to Seismic Players PGS and Shearwater

Offshore seismic survey contractors PGS and Shearwater GeoServices have been awarded framework agreements with Equinor for 4D towed streamer seismic acquisition on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) in what Equinor said was a new way of working with seismic contractors.The agreements have a total estimated value of around NOK 700 million (~USD 82,7 million).

Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

In early 2021, the somber news from the cruise sector continued. For some cruise brands, their own version of “lockdowns” will have spanned an entire year. By late January, 2021, Carnival and others were hesitantly pegging their restarts for April/May 2021, and for some markets, late summer

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.

Saga Sees Resilient Cruise Bookings Despite COVID Concerns

Saga Sees Resilient Cruise Bookings Despite COVID Concerns

Britain’s over-50s holidays group Saga said on Tuesday total cruise bookings stood at 140 million pounds ($191.3 million) as it prepares to restart sailing in May after a torrid year for the travel industry due to the global health crisis.Mass vaccination drives have offered hopes for a revival this year but the industry faces fresh uncertainty as new variants of the coronavirus force some

RIBs: Turn Up the Power

RIBs: Turn Up the Power

However readers might define “normal”, 2020 was anything but. But the business of rigid inflatable boats (RIB) has been going at full throttle.Matthew Velluto, Director of Business Development and Marketing at RIBCRAFT USA, based in Marblehead, Mass., described a business moving steadily ahead, though it’s had to weave and bob at times during 2020.

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

This year, despite innumerable challenges and setbacks, a great number of new U.S.-flagged vessels made their way into service. In addition to Maid of the Mist's new electric tour boats James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla featured Wednesday, the newbuilds highlighted below are some of the most noteworthy to come out of U.S. shipyards in 2020.DredgerU.S.

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri handed over the 145,000-gross-ton Enchanted Princess to Carnival Corp. brand Princess Cruises on Wednesday, marking the Italian shipbuilder's 100th cruise ship delivery over the last 30 years, and the first since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.The milestone delivery was celebrated with a live video message from Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during a ceremony virtually

Partners Seek to Guarantee Ship Performance in Real Sea Conditions, Waves and All

Partners Seek to Guarantee Ship Performance in Real Sea Conditions, Waves and All

Japanese shipping company NYK Line and shipbuilder Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) say they plan to introduce a new shipbuilding contract that guarantees propulsion performance in actual sea conditions, factoring in heavy sea states encountered by vessels at sea.Typically, shipbuilding contracts guarantee ship speed based on horsepower in calm sea conditions, without waves.

Carnival's Q3 Losses to Reach Almost $3 Billion

Carnival's Q3 Losses to Reach Almost $3 Billion

Carnival Corp said on Tuesday it expects to post a loss of $2.9 billion in the third quarter, hurt by the suspension of cruises due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sending the cruise operator's shares down 3% in premarket trade.The cruise business is one of the worst affected from the health crisis and has forced operators, including Japan’s Luminous Cruise, to file for bankruptcy