VISTA STAR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VISTA STAR
    • Operator : VISTA CRUISES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 630
  • Location
    • City : DULUTH
    • STATE : MN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 96
    • Passenger Capacity : 300
  • Size
    • Register length : 81 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 23 Feet
    • Overall Length : 91 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.9 Feet
    • Height : 41.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1987
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 911173

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 QUEEN

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Star Bulk to Avoid Red Sea After Attacks on Its Ships

Star Bulk to Avoid Red Sea After Attacks on Its Ships

Greece-headquartered Star Bulk will halt sailings through the Red Sea after Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis attacked two of its ships in recent days, the group's CEO said.The Houthis have targeted commercial vessels with drones and missiles in the Red Sea since mid-November in what they describe as acts of solidarity with Palestinians against Israel in the Gaza war.

Houthis Target Cargo Ship Bound for Iran

Houthis Target Cargo Ship Bound for Iran

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have targeted a cargo ship in the Red Sea which shipping analysts said on Monday had been carrying corn to Iran.It appeared to be the first time the Houthis have targeted an Iran-bound vessel since starting attacks on international shipping in solidarity with Palestinians over the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, shipping sources said.A U.S.

Houthis Fire Missiles at Two Ships in Red Sea

Houthis Fire Missiles at Two Ships in Red Sea

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Tuesday they had fired missiles at two vessels in the Red Sea, causing damage to the ships.The Houthis have been targeting commercial vessels with drones and missiles in the Red Sea since mid-November, in what they describe as acts of solidarity with Palestinians against Israel in the Gaza war.

Burning Vessel Diverted to Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Burning Vessel Diverted to Dutch Harbor, Alaska

The US Coast Guard is continuing to assess a fire reported on the 410-foot general cargo vessel Genius Star XI off Dutch Harbor, Alaska.The vessel is carrying lithium-ion batteries, and the fire started on Christmas Day in cargo hold No. 1. The crew released carbon dioxide into the hold and sealed it over concerns of an explosion.

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.

Star Bulk and Eagle Bulk Agree to $2.1 Billion Merger

Star Bulk and Eagle Bulk Agree to $2.1 Billion Merger

Dry bulk shipping companies Star Bulk Carriers and Eagle Bulk Shipping have reached a deal to merge in a $2.1 billion all-stock deal.The terms of the definitive agreement have received unanimous approval from the boards of directors of both New York-listed ocean carriers, and the companes expect the deal to close in the first half of 2024 following approvals from regulators and Eagle shareholder.

Offshore Wind: Newly Formed Consortium Orders Two CSOVs from VARD

Offshore Wind: Newly Formed Consortium Orders Two CSOVs from VARD

The Windward Offshore consortium said Monday it had ordered two state-of-the-art Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV) from VARD to "establish a sturdy basis for its maritime asset services focusing on bolstering the burgeoning offshore wind industry."Winward Offshore is a consortium currently under establishment and is led by SeaRenergy Group in collaboration with Blue Star Group

Fire Out on Esperanza Star

Fire Out on Esperanza Star

The Philippine Coast Guard has declared “fire out” on the ferry Esperanza Star after attending then scene when a distress call was made at 0400 on June 18. The vessel was sailing in the waters of Panglao, Bohol, with 78 passengers and 59 crew onboard when the fire broke out at the aft of the vessel. Those onboard are reported to be safe and without injury after being taken to Bohol.

North Star to Expand Offshore Wind Fleet with Two New Vessels from Vard

North Star to Expand Offshore Wind Fleet with Two New Vessels from Vard

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard, part of Italy's Fincantieri, has signed new contracts to design and construct two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) for the UK-based offshore vessel owner North Star.The agreement also has an option for two additional ships, which could ultimately create a total of up to 200 new seafaring job opportunities across the CSOV fleet once operational, Vard said.

Tom Cruise Visits Aircraft Carrier USS George H.W. Bush

Tom Cruise Visits Aircraft Carrier USS George H.W. Bush

One of Hollywood's biggest stars recently paid a visit to U.S. Navy sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).Top Gun: Maverick producer and star Tom Cruise was joined by writer and producer Christopher McQuarrie, and editor Eddie Hamilton, along with Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham, for the stop.

Philippines to Deploy Subsea ROV to Pinpoint Location of Stricken Tanker

Philippines to Deploy Subsea ROV to Pinpoint Location of Stricken Tanker

Philippine authorities believe they have found the location of a tanker that sank off a central province last week, the environment ministry said on Monday, amid a race to assess the extent of an oil spill and contain further environmental damage.The tanker, the MT Princess Empress, is thought to be lying at about 1,200 feet (366 meters) below sea level, off Oriental Mindoro province