THE STAR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THE STAR
    • Operator : TENNESSEE RIVERBOAT COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 320
  • Location
    • City : KNOXVILLE
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 70
    • Passenger Capacity : 325
  • Size
    • Register length : 82 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 125 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.8 Feet
    • Height : 34.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 647763

TENNESSEE RIVERBOAT COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : TENNESSEE RIVER - STAR LANDING - MILE 648, TENNESSEE RIVER - TURNAROUND POINT, MILE 640
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Academia’s Climate Change Challenge is Far from Academic

Academia’s Climate Change Challenge is Far from Academic

Highlighted in Marine Technology Reporter's MTR100 is the work and technology ongoing in the halls of academia. The most recent report released by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change emphasized our warming planet, an expected announcement for many in the scientific community.

VARD to Build North Star's Dogger Bank SOV Fleet in Vietnam

VARD to Build North Star's Dogger Bank SOV Fleet in Vietnam

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has won contracts to build three Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for the UK-based North Star Renewables. The vessels, to be built in Vietnam, will operate on the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea, the world's largest.The shipbuilding contract announcement comes three weeks after North Star said it had won a deal worth around $375 million to supply SOVs for the

Royal Caribbean's New Cruise Ship Odyssey of the Seas Delivered

Royal Caribbean's New Cruise Ship Odyssey of the Seas Delivered

Royal Caribbean Group on Wednesday took delivery of its newest cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas, built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany.The 169,000 GT, 347.1-meter vessel is the last of five Quantum Ultra class cruise ships started in January 2013 with the launch of Quantum of the Seas.

VIDEO: North Star to Deliver SOV Trio for Dogger Bank Wind Farm in $375M Deal

VIDEO: North Star to Deliver SOV Trio for Dogger Bank Wind Farm in $375M Deal

Aberdeen-based offshore vessel owner North Star Renewables has won contracts worth around £270 million (~$375 million), to deliver three service operation vessels (SOVs) to be used on what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK North Sea.

Chantiers de l’Atlantique Delivers Cruise Ship MSC Virtuosa

Chantiers de l’Atlantique Delivers Cruise Ship MSC Virtuosa

MSC Cruises on Monday took delivery of its new flagship, MSC Virtuosa, built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint Nazaire, France.The occasion was marked by a small and private ceremony held at the shipyard attended by MSC Cruises' executive chairman Pierfrancesco Vago, his wife Alexa Aponte-Vago and their children

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Two offshore drilling rigs, previously used for oil and gas exploration beneath the seabed, could soon help with space exploration.Namely, according to multiple reports this week, a company linked to billionaire Elon Musk bought two deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs last year, with plans - reportedly - to convert them into floating launch pads for Musk's SpaceX rockets.

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.

Cosmic Rays, the 'Unseen Menace' for Maritime

Cosmic Rays, the 'Unseen Menace' for Maritime

Most people these days are aware of risks inherent in our increasingly electronic maritime industry.  There is malware, ransomware, and spear phishing to name a few.  But a new one has been recently identified – cosmic rays.Cosmic rays are high-energy protons and atomic nuclei which move through space at nearly the speed of light.

Fincantieri Delivers Costa Firenze to Costa Cruises

Fincantieri Delivers Costa Firenze to Costa Cruises

Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises has taken delivery of the new cruise ship Costa Firenze designed and built by Fincantieri at its Marghera shipyard.With 135,500 gross tonnage and a capacity of more than 5,200 guests, the Costa Firenze is part of a €6 billion ($7.3 billion) development plan that includes seven new ships to be delivered for the Costa Group by 2023.

Wärtsilä and Grieg to Build World's First Green Ammonia Tanker

Wärtsilä and Grieg to Build World's First Green Ammonia Tanker

Finnish maritime technology firm Wärtsilä and Grieg Edge, the innovation hub of Norwegian shipping group Grieg Star, are working on a joint project to launch an ammonia-fuelled tanker producing no greenhouse gas emissions by 2024. With Norwegian government support worth 46.3 million NOK (4.4 million EUR), the partnership aims to build what will be the world's first green ammonia fuelled tanker.

The Estonia Disaster: A Bottomless Source of Learning

The Estonia Disaster: A Bottomless Source of Learning

The sinking of the Estonia ro-ro passenger ferry stands out as one of the most disastrous accidents in modern times. The tragedy claimed 852 lives and the wreck was declared a marine graveyard. At first glance, the sinking seems to have been triggered by a single technical failure only minutes before the point of no return, with no warning signs.