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Coast Guard recognizes Watermark vessels for excellence

3/20/2014

The U.S. Coast Guard has recognized Annapolis, Md.-based Watermark for excellence in vessel maintenance, safety and crew proficiency.   Continued »

 

PVA elects 2014 president, officers and board members

2/26/2014

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.   Continued »

 
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PVA elects Bernstein new president

1/30/2014

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.   Continued »

 
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American Queen purchases 223-passenger riverboat

1/16/2014

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.   Continued »

 
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Video: All American chosen to build Seattle ferries

11/21/2013

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.   Continued »

 
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Burger to build custom tour boat for Chicago

10/2/2013

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.   Continued »

 
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House passes Delta Queen legislation

9/30/2013

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.   Continued »

 

Casco Bay Lines to add new ferry to fleet

9/19/2013

A new ferry, the 399-passenger Wabanaki, will join the Casco Bay Lines fleet sometime next week.   Continued »

 
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Bay State Cruise Company takes delivery of Provincetown IV

9/3/2013

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.   Continued »

 
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New Foss Maritime ferry now working the Columbia River

8/22/2013

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.   Continued »

 
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