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

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

The wreck of one of the U.S. Navy's longest serving battleships has been found 15,400 feet beneath the surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, researchers said Monday.The USS Nevada (BB-36), which served in two world wars over the course of a career that spanned more than three and a half decades, was discovered by underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm SEARCH, Inc.

OPEC+ Outlines Record Oil Production Cut; Mexico Balks

OPEC+ Outlines Record Oil Production Cut; Mexico Balks

OPEC, Russia and other allies outlined plans on Thursday to cut their oil output by more than a fifth and said they expected the United States and other producers to join in their effort to prop up prices hammered by the coronavirus crisis.But the group, known as OPEC+, said a final agreement was dependent on Mexico signing up to the pact after it balked at the production cuts it was asked to

OPEC+ Considers Oil Cuts Above 12 Mln BPD

OPEC+ Considers Oil Cuts Above 12 Mln BPD

OPEC, Russia and other allied producers, a grouping known as OPEC+, are considering cutting their oil output by more than 12 million barrels per day (bpd) and want other producers to contribute cuts of 5 million bpd, an OPEC+ source said on Thursday.(Reporting by OPEC team; Editing by Edmund

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Shipbuilder Bath Iron Works (BIW) has officially started construction of the future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126), the U.S. Navy announced. The new warship will be the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built in the Flight III configuration at BIW.The milestone was marked by a ceremony on Tuesday at General Dynamics BIW's structural fabrication facility in Brunswick, Maine.

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.

Iran Warns US Against Any Move on Fuel Shipment to Venezuela

Iran Warns US Against Any Move on Fuel Shipment to Venezuela

An Iranian news agency close to the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday there would be repercussions if the United States acted “just like pirates” against an Iranian fuel shipment to Venezuela.A senior official in President Donald Trump’s administration told Reuters on Thursday the United States was considering measures it could take in response to Iran’s shipment of fuel to

Bank Seeks Impounding of Ocean Tankers' Ships

Bank Seeks Impounding of Ocean Tankers' Ships

India's ICICI Bank is seeking the impounding of two vessels operated by Ocean Tankers (Pte) Ltd, a unit of Singapore oil-trading company Hin Leong Trading Pte Ltd (HLT), an ICICI source said on Monday.The tankers, Wu Yi San and Chang Bai San, were carrying cargoes financed by ICICI, the source said, adding that the bank had about $100 million exposure to HLT.

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.

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.