BLAIR WILSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BLAIR WILSON
    • Operator : PADUCAH RIVER FUEL SERVICES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : PADUCAH
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 35
  • Size
    • Register length : 62 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19 Feet
    • Overall Length : 62 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 19 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Height : 28 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 279843

PADUCAH RIVER FUEL SERVICES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : LAKE & RIVER, HARBORS IN THE VICINITY OF PADUCAH, KY, TN, OHIO AND CUMBERLAND RIVERS; KY & BARKLEY LAKES
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING VESSEL

News

Shipping Companies: Is Bigger Better?

Shipping Companies: Is Bigger Better?

“If consolidation was the solution to all that ails shipping, then container liner companies would be super profitable. They are not. In ‘commoditized’ sectors of the shipping industry, which by now includes pretty much everything apart from very small niche markets, there is hardly any economies of scale at the company level.

Two Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Two Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices as much as 4% higher over worries about Middle East supplies.The Front Altair, carrying petrochemical feedstock, was on fire in waters between Gulf Arab states and Iran after an explosion that a source blamed on a magnetic mine.

Russia Says Nord Stream 2 Will Be Ready in Months

Russia Says Nord Stream 2 Will Be Ready in Months

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be completed in a matter of months and U.S. sanctions imposed on the project last week would not be "catastrophic".Russia's new gas transit deal with Ukraine would also mollify the impact on Russian gas supplies of U.S. sanctions introduced on the pipeline project, he said.

Maersk: Container Outlook Uncertain

Maersk: Container Outlook Uncertain

A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Friday prospects for a pick-up in demand for seaborne container traffic were clouded by an uncertain economic outlook but the shipping group's focus on driving down costs helped its shares higher.The world's biggest container shipping firm said global container demand was expected to grow by 1%-3% next year compared with 1%-2% in 2019.

First Commercial Cargo Loaded from Tango FLNG

First Commercial Cargo Loaded from Tango FLNG

Argentine oil company YPF SA has loaded its first commercial liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo for export from a new floating facility, trade sources said on Friday.Argentina's export joins a wave of new supply flooding the spot market which has depressed Asian spot prices to their lowest in a decade for this time of the year.The state-owned firm issued a tender which closed on Nov. 6 to sell 2.

Creative Approach Keeps Commerce Flowing Amidst Historic Flooding

Creative Approach Keeps Commerce Flowing Amidst Historic Flooding

Operational changes keep Jerry F. Costello Lock and Dam open for 17 days longer than typical during high water events.While the record flooding in 2019 disrupted barge traffic throughout the inland waterways in the Midwest for extended periods this spring and summer, a little out-of-the-box thinking helped limit the number of days the Jerry F.

CSL Launches 2 Ro Pax Vessels for IWAI

CSL Launches 2 Ro Pax Vessels for IWAI

India's Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has launched two Ro Pax vessels designed and built for Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI).The vessels launched at present are the third and fourth vessels in the series of 10 vessels order from IWAI, said the largest shipbuilding and maintenance facility in India.Cochin Shipyard is building a total of 8 Nos.

IAMPE's Newest Class Of Maritime Port Executives

IAMPE's Newest Class Of Maritime Port Executives

The International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) has announced the latest group of Maritime Port Executives who completed the accredited seminar the week of March 11th at DHS/USCG Headquarters in Washington, DC.The latest class of graduates include LCDR. William Albright, USCG-MPE; Mr. Zach Bonheim-MPE; Cdr. Charles Bright, USCG-MPE; CDR. Bradely Clare, USCG-MPE; LCDR.

Maersk Layoffs Imminent

Maersk Layoffs Imminent

Danish shipping group Maersk said on Thursday it would lay off staff at its main offices in Denmark and in other countries.The company said it did not know yet how many jobs would go.(Reporting by Nikolaj Skydsgaard and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen; Editing by Edmund Blair)

Wilson Buys Two Bulkers

Wilson Buys Two Bulkers

Wilson Ship Management, a short sea company working hand in hand with major players within the Norwegian and European industry, has signed an agreement to purchase the two bulk carriers MV Lauren C (2007) and MV Nicole C (2008), both of 5,000 dwt.The vessels are expected to be acquired during the first quarter of 2020. Upon acquisition, both vessels will be given Wilson names.

ROVOP Joins ORCA Hub

ROVOP Joins ORCA Hub

ROVOP, the global subsea robotics specialist, is the latest company to join the ORCA (Offshore Robotics for Certification of Assets) Hub offshore robotics, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems development program. The ORCA Hub is a consortium of five universities – Heriot-Watt University, University of Edinburgh, University of Liverpool

PBES in Pact with Sterling and Wilson

PBES in Pact with Sterling and Wilson

The marine energy storage and battery company Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) and power generation company Sterling and Wilson have announced a strategic partnership agreement.The agreement, which involves Sterling and Wilson acquiring a significant portion of PBES equity, provides a vehicle to stabilize PBES and move the company forward in its marine electric and hybrid energy storage business