QUAKER STATE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : QUAKER STATE
    • Operator : HYER, JACK
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : HANNIBAL
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 148
  • Size
    • Register length : 71 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 75 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 27 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 298542

HYER, JACK

  • Area of Operation : MILE 92-119 OHIO RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR SERVICES

News

A New York State of Mind

A New York State of Mind

“A new industry is being established in New York, with the primary stimulus being a state-driven procurement process.”New York State Public Service Commission (PSC), July 12, 2018.To a great extent, this PSC comment provides direct insight into the dynamics behind New York’s pace-setting moves to establish offshore wind.

Interview: Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant, United States Coast Guard

Interview: Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant, United States Coast Guard

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was offered the opportunity to interview Admiral Karl Schultz, the 26th Commandant in the history of the United States Coast Guard, in his office in Washington, DC. Just five months into his tenure, his plate is predictably full with a number of challenges, including: Attracting and retaining future U.S.

New York  Seeks 800 MW Offshore Wind

New York Seeks 800 MW Offshore Wind

Newly re-elected Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued a comprehensive solicitation seeking 800 megawatts or more of new offshore wind projects for New York.According to a press release issued by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) he state's first offshore wind procurement is moving rapidly. Bids due to land in February 2019.

U.S. Seeks 'Pragmatic' Approach to IMO 2020 Rules

U.S. Seeks 'Pragmatic' Approach to IMO 2020 Rules

The United States is looking for a "pragmatic" approach to the implementation of new marine fuel emission rules that go into effect in 2020, a U.S. Coast Guard official said on Thursday.The United States hopes like-minded countries will put forth a proposal or proposals for a May 2019 meeting of the International Maritime Organization's environmental body, Rear Admiral John Nadeau

Washington State's New Ferry Starts Operations

Washington State's New Ferry Starts Operations

The newest auto/passenger vessel to serve the United States' largest ferry system has made its debut on the U.S. West Coast.Washington State Ferries (WSF) began carrying passengers aboard the newest state ferry, Suquamish, sailing from Clinton, Wash. on October 4.The 1,500 passenger and 144 vehicle capacity Suquamish, constructed by U.S.

Washington State Ferries Looks to Go Greener

Washington State Ferries Looks to Go Greener

Washington State Ferries has begun a project to transition the largest vessels in its fleet to cleaner hybrid-electric power.The three ferries in the operator's Jumbo Mark II class, the Tacoma, Wenatchee and Puyallup, were built from 1997 to 1999 at Todd Pacific Shipyards in Seattle.

US Accuses N.Korea of Fuel Smuggling

US Accuses N.Korea of Fuel Smuggling

The United States accused North Korea on Thursday of breaching a U.N. sanctions cap on refined petroleum by making illicit transfers between ships at sea, according to a document seen by Reuters, and demanded an immediate end to all sales of the fuel.The United States submitted the complaint to the U.N. Security Council North Korea sanctions committee.

Liberia Backs Australia’s Push for IMO Reform

Liberia Backs Australia’s Push for IMO Reform

The Liberian Registry says its supports Australia's call for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reconsider transparency and the role of industry bodies in the organization.As one of the world's largest flag states, Liberia is now the largest to support the push, which will lead to a submission to the IMO Council meeting in July calling into question the existing role of the IMO

LNG Trade Grew 10% in 2017 -EIA

LNG Trade Grew 10% in 2017 -EIA

Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade grew by 10 percent last year due primarily to growing liquefaction capacity in the Australia and the United States, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Monday.LNG trade reached 38.2 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) in 2017, up 3.

China's Export Growth Steady, Import Growth Faster

China's Export Growth Steady, Import Growth Faster

China maintained solid export growth of 12.6 percent in May, slightly slower than in April, but still providing good news for Beijing's policymakers as they deal with tough trade negotiations with Washington.Imports also rose more than anticipated in May and at the fastest pace since January

Scrapping Risks

Scrapping Risks

Traditionally, when a ship reached the end of its economic life, the owner sold it, often to a cash buyer, for scrapping with little consideration of the next step. Many ships ended up on a beach in south Asia (India, Pakistan, or Bangladesh) where they were cut apart and the metal was sold for scrap. The working conditions were sometimes dangerous and hazardous to the workers’ health.

Fundraising Cruise Raises $100,000 to Help Save SS United States

Fundraising Cruise Raises $100,000 to Help Save SS United States

A fundraising cruise dedicated to saving America’s Flagship has raised $100,000 for the cause.Once America’s fastest and most glamorous ocean liner, the SS United States has spent years away from her former glory in an escalating state of disrepair, at dock in Philadelphia, out of commission and relying on donations to stay afloat and out of the scrapyard.