mississippi river


The Motor Vessel Mississippi boasts a length of 241 feet and a height of 52 feet from the water line to the pilot house.  The vessel has an operating draft of 8 feet and operates at approximately 6,300 horsepower.  The vessel serves as an inspection vessel for the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) and as a working towboat during the revetment season.  Each spring, during traditional high water, and late summer, during traditional lower water, the Commission conducts a series of public meetings aboard the vessel at various river communities.  These gatherings enable local interests and the public to bring their views and concerns before the MRC and engage in dialogues with its members.

For over five years, PPLLC has been tasked with performing temporary support services aboard the MV Mississippi.  The Company supplies support in the form of staffing the vessel with qualified pilots, chefs, and other personnel to ensure the vessel is performing at its optimal level.

Project Type

Temporary Support Services Aboard the MV Mississippi


Mississippi River

Award Amount & Time Spent

$ 3M | 5 Years