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1995 AMERICAN RIVERBOAT RIVER CRUISE VESSEL

$5,850,000 New Orleans, Louisiana
Make AMERICAN RIVERBOAT
Model RIVER CRUISE VESSEL
Year 1995
Condition Used
Price $5,850,000
Type Power
Class Passenger
Length 230 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Steel
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
LOA 230 ft
Length at Water Line 224 ft 9 in
Length on Deck 227 ft
Beam 72 ft
Max Draft 6 ft 3 in
Min. Draft 6 ft
Freeboard 11 ft 4 in
Displacement (Full Load) 8358000 lb
Deadrise at Transom
Dry Weight 3393600 lb
Max Bridge Clearance 53 ft
Engine Type Outboard
Engine Make CUMMINS
Engine Model KTA-38-M
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 1995
Power 825 hp
Drive Type Direct Drive
Engine Location Starboard
Propeller Type 5 Blade
Propeller Material alloy
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make CUMMINS
Engine Model KTA-38-M
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 1995
Power 825 hp
Drive Type Direct Drive
Engine Location Port
Propeller Type 5 Blade
Propeller Material alloy
Maximum Speed 15 kn @ 2100 RPM
Cruising Speed 10 kn @ 1300 RPM
Range 3038 nmi
Max Passengers 1400
Fuel Tanks 1 x 24700 gal (UK) (enums.tank-material.tm-steel)
Fresh Water Tanks 1 x 30000 gal (UK) (enums.tank-material.tm-steel)
Holding Tanks 1 x 4000 gal (UK) (enums.tank-material.tm-steel)
Windlass Electric Windlass
Liferaft Capacity 1500

Description

GREAT FINANCING TERMS - AVAILABLE:  0% - 1ST 3 YEARS / 4% NEXT 4 YEARS.

READY FOR OUTFITTING FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF USES (SEE BELOW):

ONE OF ONLY A DOZEN USCG PLAN-CERTIFIED 1,500 PASSENGER VESSELS IN THE U.S.

THE "M/V SPECULATION" IS ALSO ONE OF LARGEST RIVER CRUISE BOATS BUILT IN U.S.

POSSIBLE USES INCLUDE:  FOR "ENTERTAINMENT VENUE" - "BOATEL" - TEMPORARY HOUSING -  DISASTER RELIEF OR MISSION / HOSPITALSHIP - RIVER CRUISES....

With an LOA of 230ft. and a Beam of 72 ft., it is one of the largest Riverboats that is U.S. Coast Guard ("USCG") Documented, and one of only a hand-full of passenger vessels that is documented for a total of 1,500 passengers & crew.

All the basic Mechanical Components (Engines, Generators, HVAC, Refrigeration, Lighting, Piping, etc) have been installed.  The interior is ready to be fitted for Gaming or Passenger/Cruise Service.

The twin T-38 (825 HP) CUMMINS Diesels have less than 200 hours (for sea trial and delivery), with less than 100 hours on each of the three (3) CUMMINS T-38 (750 kW) Generators.  The Center Generator can be turned around to serve as the third (center) drive engine, for a "triple-screw" application. 

The current owner spent over three (3) to have this vessel Documented with the USCG - with Operational endorsements for:

                     *  RECREATION          *  REGISTRY          *  COAST-WISE SERVICE

THERE ARE A NUMEROUS USES THIS 230' X 72' X 6'- 4 DECK RIVERBOAT COULD BE SUITED FOR:

   * RIVER &/OR INTER-COASTAL WATERWAY CRUISES

   * CASINO &/OR GAMING SERVICE

   * CRUISE OR STATIONERY/SHORE SIDE VESSEL -  UP TO 1,400 PASSENGERS/100 CREW

   * SHORE-SIDE ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX-RESTAURANTS/BAR/GAMES

   * "BOATEL" - WITH 75 DELUXE "SUITES" - FOR 150 PASSENGERS

   * EXHIBITION OR CONVENTION CENTER VESSEL

   * SHOW/EVENT CRUISES - FOR UP TO 1400 PASSENGERS

   ** TERMS AVAILABLE

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Additional Information

MV SPECUALTION has never been in service, but was wired for 1,078 Slot machines, 54 Gaming Tables, and a total of 1,456 Gaming Positions...OR A WIDE VARIETY OF OTHER EQUIPMENT - SUCH AS OUTLETS FOR MEDICAL OR HOUSING.

There are four (4) decks - Approx 50,000 Total Square Footage, as follows:

INTERIOR SPACES:

(1). Main Deck: 8,525 Sq. Ft.

(2). Balcony Deck: 3,482 Sq. Ft.

(3) Boiler Deck: 8,721 Sq. Ft. -

(4) Hurricane Deck: 2,610 Sq. Ft.

Food Service Area: 1,216 Sq. Ft.

Total Interior Square Area:  25,430 Sq. Ft.

EXTERIOR SPACE:

Side Decks, Forward Decks, Open Aft Decks, on 3 levels:   Approx 25,000 sq. ft.

 

MECHANICAL INFO:

 
  * Twin CUMMINS T-38 Diesel Engines @ 825 HP

  * Twin Reduction Gears: ZF BW 251 - Ratio: 4.133:1

  * Bow Thruster:  30" Diameter - Powered by: CUMMINS 6BT 5.9-M, 200 HP

  * Main Generators:Three (3) 750 kW-CUMMINS KT-38-GC2-@ Provide Full Load Req

  * Emergency Generator:  One (1) 250 kW - CUMMINS NT-855, 6 CYL Gen Set

  * Elevator-Fwd: One (1) Electro-Hydraulic Twin Piston Pass. Elev-Services 4 Decks

       "   "   "- Aft: One (1) Electro-Hydraulic Twin Piston Pass. Elev-Services 4 Decks

  * Air Condit: 340 Tons, Closed Loop Heat Pump Sys w/Electrostatic Filter-30 cmf/Pers, with individual Ten (10) ton air handlers, with "Bio-Climatic" Smoke Filtration System

  * Heating Sys:  Heat Pumps with Electric Heat

  * Sanitation Sys: "Royal Fox" - MSD-Model # RF 7500 M-CBPND, (System Designed by "Head Hunter") with 4,000 Gal Holding Tank

  * Fuel Tank Capacity can be increased from 24,700 to 50,000 Gallons

  * Fresh Water Capacity can be increased from 30,000 to 50,000 Gallons

  * Liquor dispensing system to four (4) bars

  * Four (4) Full-Height - Stainless Refrigerator/Freezers

  * Four (4) Stainless "Hot and Cold Boxes"

  * Sprinkler System with two (2) pumps

  * Fire Main System, with two (2) pumps

  * Compressed Air System

  * Public Address & Sound System

  * CO2 Fire Extinguisher System for Engine & Generator Room

POSSIBLE USES:

MV SPECUALTION is ready for a new owner to make modifications for:

  * RIVER & INTER-COASTAL OVERNIGHT PASSENGER SERVICES

  * A FOUR (4) DECK "MISSISSIPPI-STYLE" RIVERBOAT CASINO VESSEL

  * AS A FLOATING LAND-BASED CONVENTION OR EXHIBITION FACILITY

  * "BOATEL" - FOR UP TO 75 DELUXE "SUITES" - FOR 150 PASSENGERS

  * SHORE-SIDE ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX - BARS, RESTAURANTS & SHOWS

  * FOR DAILY PASSENGER SERVICE - RIVER CRUISES

    

 

Additional Information

With so many applications, the owner will provide initial consulting with a team of professionals, including:  The original Captain, the Naval Architect & Designer, a consultant for USCG and Certification Issues.

Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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