JACK WALKER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JACK WALKER
    • Operator : JAMES TRANSPORTATION, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4300
  • Location
    • City : PADUCAH
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 255
  • Size
    • Register length : 137.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 147 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 43 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 542166

JAMES TRANSPORTATION, LLC

  • Operating Name : D/B/A TENNESSEE VALLEY TOWING
  • Area of Operation : CAIRO, IL TO KNOXVILLE, TN
  • Principal Commodity : ALL BULK COMMODITIES--I.E., SALT, COAL, ROCK, GRAINS, CHEMICALS, ETC.

ADDI BELLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMMA KATE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HARLEY HALL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JERRY MCNEIL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEXINGTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LONNY FUGATE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

W. W. DYER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM HANK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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Are OSVs Fit for Refit for Offshore Wind?

Are OSVs Fit for Refit for Offshore Wind?

While it is generally agreed that the nascent offshore wind energy market in the U.S. will be a newbuild market, there is a repair and conversion possibility for some stacked OSVs.Though estimates on the pace of the offshore wind energy market in the U.S. vary widely, the direction is clear: offshore wind will be a huge marketplace for construction and support vessels to be deployed in U.S.

IMO2020: Low Sulfur Fuel Potential Pitfalls

IMO2020: Low Sulfur Fuel Potential Pitfalls

(This is excerpted from Maritime Reporter & Engineering News' January 2020 "The Path to Zero" column.)Are the world’s ships’ engines ready for IMO compliant very low sulfur fuel?  That’s a wide open question as ship owners step to the end of the preparatory gang-plank on January 1, 2020 when 0.5% very low sulfur distillate fuels (VLSF) have to replace residual heavy fuel oil (HFO) containing 3.

Offshore: OSV Market Report

Offshore: OSV Market Report

The environment in oil patches onshore and offshore alike has been challenging throughout 2019; worries about an economic slowdown – whether cyclical or induced by a trade war – have weighed heavily on oil prices, even in the face of reduced production by the big producers. Though storm clouds persist, there appears a clearing on the horizon.

Maritime History & the Panama Canal

Maritime History & the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a strategic crossroads for maritime traffic, and is arguably one of the most important maritime developments in the past century. Here we take a deeper dive into the history behind that famous strip of waterway.The present canal, which saw its first vessel transits in 1914, along with possible alternatives through Nicaragua and Mexico

Offshore wind: One-stop Power Conversion

Offshore wind: One-stop Power Conversion

With the United States and China about to start their respective offshore wind build-ups, grid operators wondering about the efficiency of their turbines or the emissions-areas compliance of their wind-service vessels will be warmed to know there’s someone they can talk to. Yaskawa’s The Switch — a Japanese industrial giant’s European environmental tech business — is offering one-stop

Seadrill Contract Backlog Reaches $1.9bln

Seadrill Contract Backlog Reaches $1.9bln

The deepwater drilling contractor Seadrill said that its contract backlog, as of May 23, 2019, totaled approximately $1.9 billion.The drilling services provider said it has added $130 million of additional backlog from March, including the AOD I award of a three year follow on contract with Saudi Aramco keeping the unit employed until June 2022, which adds approximately $82 million in backlog.

HII Delivers DDG 117 to U.S. Navy

HII Delivers DDG 117 to U.S. Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) to the U.S. Navy today with shipbuilders, ship’s force and representatives of Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast in attendance.The signing of the DD 250 document officially transfers custody of the ship from HII to the Navy.

Oi: Tracking 50 Years of Ocean Innovation

Oi: Tracking 50 Years of Ocean Innovation

As Oceanology International celebrates its 50th Anniversary, Marine Technology Reporter explores half a century of subsea technology development and discovery. Oceanology International Americas runs February 25-27, 2019 in San Diego.When Oceanology launched in 1969 in the seaside resort of Brighton the world was a very different place.

Round the Clock Business Demands Seamless Comms

Round the Clock Business Demands Seamless Comms

Network Innovations and its inland waterways connectivity solution eliminates “dead spot” coverage woes. And, not a moment too soon.The bane of inland operators – or at least one of many – has always been the dearth of reliable and economical vessel-to-shore communications. Even in America’s heartland where cellular coverage is routinely billed as seamless, so-called ‘dead spots’ persist.

Jan De Nul Orders Jack-up Installation Vessel

Jan De Nul Orders Jack-up Installation Vessel

Luxembourg based Jan De Nul Group (JDN) announced Friday it has ordered its third offshore jack-up installation vessel, due for delivery from Chinese shipyard COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in 2022.The new vessel, Voltaire, is designed to transport, lift and install offshore wind turbines, transition pieces and foundations

OHT Sisters Spoted in Singapore

OHT Sisters Spoted in Singapore

Eagle and Falcon, sister vessels and the workhorses of the Offshore Heavy Transport  (OHT) family, were coincidentally working side by side in Singapore earlier this month loading two jack-up rigs.Eagle started her loading operation of the 14,527 mt CJ46 jack-up rig Noble Johnny Whitstine from 14 February, said a press note from the heavy transport vessel operator .

Noble Buys New Jack-up from PaxOcean

Noble Buys New Jack-up from PaxOcean

London-based offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has bought a second newbuild Gusto MSC CJ46 design jack-up rig from the Singapore shipyard PaxOcean Group for $83.75 million.  Like the Noble Johnny Whitstine, which the UK offshore driller purchased in September 2018 in connection with a Saudi Aramco contract, the newbuild CJ46 design jackup, to be named the Noble Joe Knight