VISTA QUEEN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VISTA QUEEN
    • Operator : VISTA CRUISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 260
  • Location
    • City : DULUTH
    • STATE : MN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 96
  • Size
    • Register length : 63.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 63.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1987
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1031292

VISTA CRUISES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : LAKE SUPERIOR ONE MILE OFF SHORE BETWEEN DULUTH AND SUPERIOR ENTRIES AND DULUTH-SUPERIOR HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

VISTA STAR

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

China’s First Domestically Built Cruise Ship Delivered

China’s First Domestically Built Cruise Ship Delivered

The first large cruise ship ever to be built in China has been delivered, potentially leading the way for a new market player to rise within the global cruise shipbuilding industry.The 5,246-passenger Adora Magic City, built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s (CSSC) Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) based on Fincantieri' Vista-class design

Twelve Rescued After Cargo Vessel Capsizes

Twelve Rescued After Cargo Vessel Capsizes

Twelve mariners were rescued after a small cargo vessel capsized near the Dominican Republic.Carnival Corp said the crew aboard its cruise ship Carnival Vista rescued six from the water early Wednesday morning after the cargo vessel Two Brothers capsized about 30 miles north of Puerto Plata overnight.

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted a selection of the most notable American newbuilds delivered of 2023—from a first-of-its-kind green towboat, to the lead vessel in a series of game-changing ships to train U.S. mariners.Empire StateAs the lead vessel in a series of five new training ships being constructed to serve America's state maritime academies

UK Aims to Cash In On Cruise Ship Repair and Refit

UK Aims to Cash In On Cruise Ship Repair and Refit

Companies from across the U.K. maritime sector and numerous government departments are coming together to develop a vision for making the country a global center of excellence for cruise lines looking to repair and refit their vessels.Britain’s maritime engineering industry already feeds into the cruise industry but sees significant untapped economic opportunity within the £2.

US Maritime Industry Working to Solve the People Puzzle

US Maritime Industry Working to Solve the People Puzzle

For companies active in all parts of the commercial maritime sector, finding and holding onto the workers they need to build, operate and service the industry’s wide range of vessels has been challenging. Simply put, the labor market is tight, and the problem is not getting any easier to solve.

UK's Trident Nuclear-deterrent Missile System Misfires During Test

UK's Trident Nuclear-deterrent Missile System Misfires During Test

Britain's Trident nuclear-deterrent system misfired during a test last month, sending a missile crashing into the ocean off the Florida coast near the submarine that launched it, The Sun newspaper reported on Wednesday.The Ministry of Defense confirmed that an "anomaly" had occurred during the test but said Britain's "nuclear deterrent remains safe, secure and effective".

American Queen Voyages Up for Sale as Hornblower Gets New Majority Owner

American Queen Voyages Up for Sale as Hornblower Gets New Majority Owner

A global alternative investment firm Strategic Value Partners has entered into agreement with Hornblower Group to acquire the majority ownership of the company in exchange for significant equity investment. As part of the agreement, Crestview Partners retained minority ownership in the business

Aiming for Zero Waste Discharge to Sea

Aiming for Zero Waste Discharge to Sea

Advanced water treatment systems are just the start of the cruise industry’s circular waste processing ambitions.Advanced wastewater treatment systems (AWTS) were revolutionary in their day. Indeed, they still are today, but with 77% of the CLIA fleet (202 ships) already using them, and another 40 specified for vessels on order, even more ambitious waste management is coming.

Cargo Ships Moving via Ukraine's Black Sea Corridor after 3-day Pause -STC

Cargo Ships Moving via Ukraine's Black Sea Corridor after 3-day Pause -STC

Four vessels left Ukrainian Black Sea ports in the Odesa region on Friday as shipping via a new export corridor resumed after a three-day pause, independent transport sector consultancy STC said."On October 27, vessel traffic in the temporary Black Sea corridor announced by Ukraine resumed," STC said in a report.

New Tug Enters Service for McAllister Towing

New Tug Enters Service for McAllister Towing

McAllister Towing announced its new tug Jane McAllister has entered service as one of the most advanced and powerful shipdocking tractor tugs operating in the Port of Virginia.Recently delivered from East Boothbay, Maine shipbuilder Washburn & Doughty, the 6,770 horsepower vessel is equipped with 3516E Tier IV Caterpillar engines powering twin Schottel SRP 490 Z-drive units.

Singapore: Ferry Engine Room Catches Fire. All 62 Passengers Transferred to Another Vessel

Singapore-registered passenger ferry 'QUEEN STAR 2' caught fire on Friday while en route from Singapore to Batam, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed.The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was alerted that there was a fire in the ferry's engine room on Friday, 12:30 local time.

MARAD Awards $20.8 Million in Grants to Small Shipyards

MARAD Awards $20.8 Million in Grants to Small Shipyards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Wednesday announced $20.8 million in grant awards to 27 small shipyards in 20 states through the Small Shipyard Grant Program. The funds will help shipyards modernize, increase productivity, and expand local job opportunities while competing in the global marketplace.