J. W. HUNTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : J. W. HUNTER
    • Operator : HUNTER MARINE TRANSPORT, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6140
  • Location
    • City : NASHVILLE
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 583
  • Size
    • Register length : 145 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 48 Feet
    • Overall Length : 145 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 48 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 45 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 556838

HUNTER MARINE TRANSPORT, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CUMBERLAND RIVER MILE 0 TO 385; TENNESSEE RIVER MILE 0 TO 543; OHIO RIVER MILE 0 TO 981; UPPER MISS MILE 0 TO 853; LOWER MISSISSIPPI MILE 100 TO 954
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL CARGO

CAROLYN LAMPLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CUMBERLAND HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANNY L. WHITFORD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GLENN A

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES G. HINES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES H HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

L. R. CHAPMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAE ETTA HINES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NASHVILLE HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RON HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TENNESSEE HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WARREN W. HINES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HMT

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Austal COO Gregg Promoted to CEO

Austal COO Gregg Promoted to CEO

Australian shipbuilding group Austal announced its Chief Operating Officer Patrick Gregg will take over as Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2021, following a six-month transition from current Managing Director and CEO David Singleton.Gregg was appointed as COO 3.5 years ago with a view to him being a natural successor for the CEO role in the future, said John Rothwell

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

First Coast Guard District command center crews, from Maine to Northern New Jersey, have a new tool to help distressed mariners come home to their families after being out to sea.The i911 program allows for watchstanders to use a mariner’s cellphone number to assist in finding their location for Coast Guard rescue crews to locate them faster.

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark announced Monday its Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipyard has delivered its first newbuild, a 120’ x 35’ river towboat for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, La.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboat Stephanie Pasentine, which bears the distinction of being Louisiana-based Metal Shark’s first-ever steel newbuild and also its first inland

First YM Efficiency Containers Retrieved

First YM Efficiency Containers Retrieved

Work is underway to retrieve dozens of containers lost from a containership off the coast of Australia, with the first boxes raised to the surface this week. The first container was recovered from the seafloor on Monday using a hydraulic crane and rigging, remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and a specially manufactured steel basket, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said.

FMC Commissioner Sees Some Normalcy Returning to Shipping

FMC Commissioner Sees Some Normalcy Returning to Shipping

A U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner said he sees some normalcy returning to trans-Pacific shipping amid widespread upheaval brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.Many Chinese manufacturing and logistics services have been severely hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic, in some cases forcing ocean carriers to cancel services to and from China and the U.S.

Coronavirus Cases Rise on Cruise Ship Marooned off Japan

Coronavirus Cases Rise on Cruise Ship Marooned off Japan

Dozens more people onboard a cruise ship quarantined in the port of Yokohama, Japan, tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday and thousands of passengers remained confined to their cabins, only allowed on deck briefly for fresh air.The Diamond Princess, owned by Miami-based Carnival Corp

Zeabuz, the Zero-Emission Waterbus Concept

Zeabuz, the Zero-Emission Waterbus Concept

While Norway ranks 120th among countries globally in terms of population size (5.3 million), it packs a powerful punch in the maritime world, as Norwegians rank near the top as maritime and offshore industry innovators.As the global maritime markets enters a transcendent period – with decarbonization

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Army veteran-turned-Royal Caribbean Cruise Line founder Edwin W. Stephan passed away on Friday at 87 years old."We at Royal Caribbean mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to the Stephan family," said a statement from the global cruise company said.In 1969 Stephan founded the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and his contributions helped create the modern cruise industry we know today.

Graney Name President General Dynamics Electric Boat

Graney Name President General Dynamics Electric Boat

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) appointed General Dynamics NASSCO president Kevin Graney as president of General Dynamics Electric Boat, effective October 1. David J. Carver, NASSCO’s vice president and general manager of repair, will succeed Graney as president of General Dynamics NASSCO.  Jeffrey S. Geiger, who has served as president of Electric Boat since 2013, will retire effective September 30.

Hurricane Dorian Update

Hurricane Dorian Update

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 79.6 West.Dorian is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h), and a northwest or north-northwest motion is expected through this morning.  A turn toward the north is forecast by this evening, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday morning.

Höegh LNG Wins FSRU Deal with Cheniere

Höegh LNG Wins FSRU Deal with Cheniere

Norway-based floating LNG giant Höegh LNG has signed a time charter contract for a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Höegh Galleon with Cheniere Marketing International.The time charter commences in September 2019 after the delivery of the unit, Höegh LNG’s tenth, from Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

Market in Focus: Tankers

Market in Focus: Tankers

NewbuildingSince the beginning of the year, 100 newbuild orders have been placed across the tanker sector. This is a considerable amount lower than the same period last year, when 140 vessels were placed. It is no surprise to see the Greeks lead the way with the highest number and largest vessels ordered, but hot on their heels are the likes of Eastern Pacific and Ocean Tankers