Jungle Princess Completed for Great American Riverboat Cruises

Wednesday, November 21, 2001
Jungle Princess Completed for Great American Riverboat Cruises The passenger vessel, Jungle Princess, was recently completed for Great American Riverboat Cruises, Myrtle Beach, S.C. The vessel features a tropical jungle theme for both interior and exterior, including real and painted palm trees, and exterior sides painted with tropical birds, monkeys, and the jungle theme.

Design and Engineering services were provided by DeJong & Lebet, Inc. Naval Architects, Jacksonville, Fla. The vessel was partially completed at Freeport Shipbuilding, with the deckhouse and other items completed by the owner in Myrtle Beach.

The Jungle Princess measures 64 x 24ft., and is U.S. Coast Guard certificated under Subchapter T. She features two enclosed passenger decks, with a Third Level open passenger deck, as well as the pilothouse. The vessel was certified in two operational modes. In the dinner cruise mode, the vessel can carry 150 passengers. In the video poker mode, the vessel can carry 70 video poker machines and 75 passengers. Corbin Dozier Designs of Myrtle Beach designed the jungle theme and layouts for the vessel. The Jungle Princess is powered by a pair of rebuilt Detroit Diesel 6-71’s Electrical power is provided by a pair of 20 kW Detroit Diesel 2-71 generator sets.

Dejong & Lebet, Inc. currently has two other dinner cruise vessels under construction. They have delivered three other passenger vessels this year, including a 120 ft. overnight/excursion vessel, a 60 ft. 27 mph aluminum catamaran, and a 70 ft. charter yacht certification.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter April 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Shell Presents Crewmember Safety Awards

Shell Shipping and Maritime, Americas recently held its third annual Goal Zero Hero Awards dinner in Houston, recognizing the crewmembers of 21 contracted/chartered vessels,

Bollinger Wins Contract for Phase II FRC Builds

Louisiana shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards announced it has secured a contract to build Phase II of the Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC) for the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

Asia Dry Bulk-Capesize Rates Under Pressure

Capesize rates fall in a quiet market as holidays weigh; 20 charter-free capesize ships could add to downward trend. Freight rates for large capesize dry cargo

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0846 sec (12 req/sec)