QUARTZ HILL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : QUARTZ HILL
    • Operator : AMAK TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : KETCHIKAN
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 586
    • Full Load Capacity : 1000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 150 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45 Feet
    • Overall Length : 150.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 643070

AMAK TOWING CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : SOUTHEAST ALASKA - DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE SPENCER
  • Principal Commodity : BARGE AND LOG TOWING, VESSEL ASSIST AND PASSENGERS

CAPE LOOKOUT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

SHORELINE IX

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

VALLENAR

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ANNA T

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARDIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BANNER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRIAN T

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE ARAGO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHAHUNTA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KODIAK KING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LE CHEVAL ROUGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MUZON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PETREL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKOOKUM YARDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SURVEY POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

KODIAK PRINCESS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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