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

Blount Boats Signs Ferry Contract

Blount Boats Signs Ferry Contract

Anyone plying the Great South Bay between the shores of Long Island and Fire Island know that the fleet of Fire Island Ferries is a ubiquitous site, shuttling people, pets and supplies from the mainland to the barrier island oasis just five miles away. The scene is a familiar one, too, for Rhode Island boat builder Blount Boats, which has built quite a few of these ferries

MarTID Survey Closing Today

MarTID Survey Closing Today

January 31, 2018 is the deadline for the first global survey for the Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID), giving the industry one last chance to take 20 minutes and become a part of this historic initiative. The partnership was started more than a year ago, a partnership solidified in the summer of 2017 in the office of Dr.

Winter Storm Threatens U.S. East Coast Energy Industry

Winter Storm Threatens U.S. East Coast Energy Industry

The U.S. energy industry braced for a major test to refineries and power plants as an intense winter storm roared up the Atlantic Coast, bringing heavy snowfall and high winds to a region already beset with several days of extreme cold.   The storm is the product of a rapid and rare sharp drop in barometric pressure known as bombogenesis, or bomb cyclone.

CSA Honors Environmental Achievement Award Winners

CSA Honors Environmental Achievement Award Winners

The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) this week announced the 2017 Environmewntal Achievement Award Winners.   At a dinner ceremony in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC on November 8, 2017, CSA awarded Certificates of Environmental Achievement to 1,810 ships owned by seventy-two companies with a total of 15,307 years of environmental excellence.

Supporting Silent Ships

Supporting Silent Ships

Measuring underwater radiated noise from cavitating ship propellers   Have you ever had problems talking to someone in a noisy environment such as a busy restaurant? The same happens to marine animals, which use sound to sense and interact with their environment: for communication, navigation, finding prey and even for self-defence.

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.