BB Riverboats resumes cruises

After being closed since March 16 because of COVID-19 restrictions, BB Riverboats resumed its sternwheeler cruises on the Ohio River on Memorial Day weekend — with discounted rates and social-distancing policies in

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American Queen orders 245 guest paddlewheeler

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 — American Queen Steamboat Company and Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GIFI) have reached an agreement to build a new 245-guest riverboat. To be named American Countess, the new

Former casino boat up for sale … again

MAY 20, 2015 — A former casino boat, the North Star Riverboat, formerly the Harrah’s North Star, is up for sale again.It is being offered in an “invitation to bid” sale format,

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American Empress named in Portland ceremony

APRIL 7, 2014 — American Queen Steamboat Company’s American Empress was christened in downtown Portland, OR, Sunday. The 223-guest riverboat, the largest west of the Mississippi River, officially joins the company’s fleet