THE PEARL BUTTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THE PEARL BUTTON
    • Operator : PEARL BUTTON - THE BOAT, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 100
  • Location
    • City : MUSCATINE
    • STATE : IA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 92
    • Passenger Capacity : 115
  • Size
    • Register length : 63.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 63.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 27 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 689259

PEARL BUTTON - THE BOAT, LLC

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER BY MUSCATINE, IA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

It’s Time to Upgrade to a Marine Evacuation System

It’s Time to Upgrade to a Marine Evacuation System

As domestic traffic from coast-to-coast continues to worsen, ferry operators are seeing a steady growth in passenger demand. As passenger demand grows, so does the demand for efficiency and hybrid technology to be incorporated into fleets. But what innovations support a fleet’s number one priority – safety? Will efficiency and the latest green technologies support these critically important

Oi: Tracking 50 Years of Ocean Innovation

Oi: Tracking 50 Years of Ocean Innovation

As Oceanology International celebrates its 50th Anniversary, Marine Technology Reporter explores half a century of subsea technology development and discovery. Oceanology International Americas runs February 25-27, 2019 in San Diego.When Oceanology launched in 1969 in the seaside resort of Brighton the world was a very different place.

Shipbuilding: One-on-one with David M. Thomas, Jr.

Shipbuilding: One-on-one with David M. Thomas, Jr.

BAE System’s San Diego yard is a critical player in keeping U.S. Navy ships operatingWalk with David M. Thomas, Jr., VP & GM, San Diego Ship Repair, BAE Systems, and a few things become immediately clear: Dave Thomas is passionate about cleanliness and order, as the San Diego yard is compact and bustling with work, yet impeccably clean.

TOP 5 Yachts of 2018

TOP 5 Yachts of 2018

While the task to name only five 'Top' yachts of the year, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News' Lisa Overing gives it her best shot in the January 2019 edition.M/Y TIS: “Size Matters”The age-old question of whether or not size matters is typically directed at men. However, since a ship is called she, Maritime Reporter’s top spot for greatest yacht of 2018 is the class of 2018’s largest launch

GSL Acquires 2 Post-Panamax Containerships

GSL Acquires 2 Post-Panamax Containerships

UK-based containership owner Global Ship Lease (GSL) has agreed to acquire two 2004-built, 6,080 TEU Post-Panamax containerships for an aggregate purchase price of $24.5 million and with charters in place to a leading liner operator for minimum 52 months to  maximum 60 months.The vessels, which have bows optimized for fuel efficiency at lower operating speeds

Cosco Acquires Stake in Greek Intermodal Firm

Cosco Acquires Stake in Greek Intermodal Firm

OceanRail Logistics, part of the Cosco Shipping Group, acquired 60% of the Greek railway company Piraeus Europe Asia Rail Logistics (PEARL) as part of its plan to develop its intermodal transport services network.OceanRail specializes in sea-rail intermodal transport with the Piraeus Port as the hub and related logistics business

Genting Cuts Steel for Dream Cruises at Werften

Genting Cuts Steel for Dream Cruises at Werften

Cruise operator Genting Hong Kong (GHK) said that its unit Dream Cruises has launched the construction of the second Global Class cruise ship at German shipbuilder MV Werften  in Rostock-Warnemünde.“Production of Dream Cruises’ second Global Class ship commenced at MV Werften in Rostock-Warnemünde today, almost exactly a year after the keel laying of the flagship of the series

National Hurricane Center Miami Issues Hurricane Watch

National Hurricane Center Miami Issues Hurricane Watch

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for: Mouth of the Pearl River to Intracoastal City. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for: Mouth of the Mississippi River to Cameron. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for: Mouth of the Mississippi River northward to the Mouth of the Pearl River.A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life-threatening inundation from rising water moving inland from the

RI Operator Receives Second GH Ferry

RI Operator Receives Second GH Ferry

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has delivered a second high-speed passenger ferry for Rhode Island Fast Ferry, Inc., for service between Quonset Point, Rhode Island and Martha’s Vineyard, alongside Ava Pearl, the operator’s first high-speed catamaran built by the Somerset, Mass., shipyard in 2012.The new 320-passenger, all-aluminum catamaran, Julia Leigh, measures 113.5 feet (34.

W&D to Build Two ASD Tugs for Moran Towing

Washburn & Doughty, of East Boothbay, Maine, has announced the execution of a new vessel construction contract with Moran Towing Corporation, of New Canaan, Connecticut, to build two 86’ x 36’ ASD-Type Ship Assist and Escort Z-Drive Tugs, with options to build up to ten vessels.In addition to the two firm tugs, which will be delivered in 2020, the contract provides Moran with four

Standard Drilling Sells Four PSVs

Standard Drilling Sells Four PSVs

New World Supply, where S.D. Standard Drilling (SDSD) has an ownership of 26.2 percent, has completed a sale of its remaining four medium sized platform supply vessels (PSVs).The NWS vessels, "World Diamond", "World Peridot", "World Pearl" and "World Opal , have been in lay-up in Norway since October and November 2016.

U.S. Navy: Construction on USS Canberra

U.S. Navy: Construction on USS Canberra

Construction on the future USS Canberra (LCS 30) has began at Austal USA.Dave Growden, LCS Program Director and a 30-year member of Austal USA’s team, pushed the button to start the router that cut the first piece of aluminum, signalling start of construction for the 15th Independence-variant littoral combat ship.LCS 30 will be the second U.S.