J. HENRY BLOUNT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : J. HENRY BLOUNT
    • Operator : DIXIE TOWING LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 300
  • Location
    • City : JACKSON- VILLE
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 16
  • Size
    • Register length : 40.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 45 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 506731

DIXIE TOWING LLC

  • Area of Operation : ST. JOHNS RIVER BETWEEN BLOUNT ISLAND AND SISTERS CREEK
  • Principal Commodity : SHIP ASSIST

ATLANTIC ENDEAVOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Design Passes ABS Review

Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Design Passes ABS Review

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has completed the design review of the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) documentation for the VolturnUS, a floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT), developed by the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center.   “UMaine is pleased that its innovative design became the first floating wind turbine concrete semisubmersible hull to be

MARAD Awards $9.8 Mln to US Shipyards

MARAD Awards $9.8 Mln to US Shipyards

Aiming to support shipbuilding modernizations that will increase productivity and allow U.S. shipyards to compete more effectively in global markets, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded $9.8 million to 18 U.S. yards through its Small Shipyard Grant Program.

Voices: Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University

Voices: Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University

To say that Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry is passionate about all matters surrounding maritime and seafarers is a bit of an understatement. Prior to taking the helm as president of the World Maritime University (WMU) two years ago, she served as the Director of the International Labor Standards Department of the International Labor Office (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland

Nakilat, Höegh LNG Ink MoU on FSRU project

Nakilat, Höegh LNG Ink MoU on FSRU project

Nakilat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Höegh LNG, exploring collaboration for Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) business as part of its diversification strategy for opportunities and solutions to delivering LNG to the global markets, with FSRU being a leading-edge technology for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market.

WMU signs MoU with MLS, New Wave Media for Global Survey

WMU signs MoU with MLS, New Wave Media for Global Survey

The MoU establishes a partnership between the three organizations to conduct recurring global surveys on seafarer training practices in industry and sets out the guiding principles and terms by which WMU, Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Media will conduct these surveys as well as publicize the findings. Speaking at the signing, WMU President, Dr.

Steel Cut for Hapag-Lloyd’s New Expedition Ship

Steel Cut for Hapag-Lloyd’s New Expedition Ship

The first steel cut on May 9, 2017 at the VARD shipyard in Tulcea, Romania marks the official start of the construction of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ first of two new-build expedition ships.   In an official ceremony Karl J. Pojer, CEO of the luxury cruise operator, gave the official start signal for the construction process of HANSEATIC nature, and Roger Vassdal

Rickmers Sells Entire Containership Fleet to Navios

Rickmers Sells Entire Containership Fleet to Navios

Owner and operator of dry bulk and container vessels Navios Maritime Partners L.P. said it has reached an agreement to acquire Rickmers Maritime’s entire containership fleet. The deal, worth about $113 million, will see Navios Partners acquire 14 container vessels from Rickmers Maritime though a wholly owned subsidiary, Navios Partners Containers Inc.

Davie Wins Canadian Icebreaker Refit Work

Davie Wins Canadian Icebreaker Refit Work

Canadian shipyard Davie said it has secured a contract for the upgrade and refit of Canada’s heaviest icebreaker, 50-year-old CCGS Louis St Laurent. The $14 million program, part of the Canadian Coast Guard’s multi-year maintenance plan, will mark the return of the CCGS Louis St Laurent to Davie in February 2017.

Hydroid Opens New Headquarters

Hydroid Opens New Headquarters

Hydroid Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and manufacturer of marine robotics, has opened a new headquarters building in Pocasset, Mass.   The new environmentally friendly building, located at 1 Henry Drive, houses the company’s corporate and administrative offices, and is on the same campus as Hydroid’s existing manufacturing and research facility.

Fred Harris to Retire

Fred Harris to Retire

Ubiquitous General Dynamics Leader Fred Harris to Step Down January 1, 2017; Dirk Lesko to Lead Bath Iron Works; Kevin Graney to Lead NASSCO General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) said that in the wake the retirement of Frederick J. Harris  effective January 1, 2017, Dirk A. Lesko will be a vice president of the corporation and appointed as president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, and Kevin M.

World’s Largest Ethane Carrier Delivered

World’s Largest Ethane Carrier Delivered

The world's first very large ethane carrier (VLEC), Ethane Crystal, has been delivered to India’s Reliance Industries Ltd. by South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), representing a significant milestone for the gas shipping industry. The vessel is now the planet’s largest

ABS Gains AWO RCP Auditor Status

ABS Gains AWO RCP Auditor Status

AWO qualifies ABS to perform towing safety management audits   ABS has been approved by the American Waterways Operators (AWO) to carry out audits of its Responsible Carrier Program (RCP), a safety management system for tugboat, towboat and barge companies, requiring AWO member companies to undergo periodic management and vessel audits conducted by an independent third party.