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Capt. Terri Bernstein of BB Riverboats in Newport, Ky., will serve as president of the Passenger Vessel Association for 2014. Association officers and board members were elected at the PVA Annual Convention at MariTrends 2014 held in Houston in January.
During the PVA Annual Convention at MariTrends 2014, held Jan. 18-21 in Houston, members of the Passenger Vessel Association elected Capt. Terri Bernstein, vice president of operations of BB Riverboats, Newport, Ky., as PVA president for 2014.
The American Queen Steamboat Company, owner and operator of the U.S-flagged American Queen, today announced the closing on financing and full ownership of its second vessel, the American Empress.
At the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle yesterday, All American Marine announced that it had been selected to build a pair of 250-passenger ferries for King County, Wash.
Burger Boat Company has received a contract for the construction of Chicago's Classic Lady, a 98' (30m) steel passenger vessel for Chicago's First Lady Cruises.
The House of Representatives last week threw a lifeline to everyone who wants the inland passenger vessel Delta Queen to sail again, including a group of investors led by a former company executive.
A new ferry, the 399-passenger Wabanaki, will join the Casco Bay Lines fleet sometime next week.
Boston-based Bay State Cruise Company has accepted delivery of Provincetown IV, a 30 m. catamaran passenger ferry designed by Incat Crowther and built by Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding.
A new ferry, the product of a unique partnership between Foss Maritime, a confederation of Native American tribes and state government, began service on the Columbia River after a christening ceremony on August 14, 2013.
The comment period on the proposed passenger vessel accessibility guidelines has been extended to Jan. 24, 2014.
STCW Final Rule not final
The USCG's amendments to STCW Convention regulations leaves questions unanswered.
Author: Ken Hocke
March 10, 2014
Watch out when busting loose
When breaking loose from a barge to transition from towing astern to pushing ahead, that’s when a captain and his vessel are most vulnerable to losing control.
Author: Joel Milton
March 6, 2014