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

News

Supply Chain Shocks: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Supply Chain Shocks: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Supply chain issues tied to liner shipping have been front page news throughout 2021; just about everyone agrees that there’s a problem. The underlying cause is right out of Economics 101: a surge in demand for moving containerized cargo, in the face of “inelastic” throughput capacity (which includes vessels and their landside interfaces to surface transportation

Choose Wisely: A Deep Dive into Domestic Passenger Vessels SMS Proposed Rulemaking

Choose Wisely: A Deep Dive into Domestic Passenger Vessels SMS Proposed Rulemaking

On January 15, 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) for Safety Management System (SMS) requirements in the domestic passenger vessel industry (Docket No. USCG-2020-0123). This requirement will have the largest implications on the domestic passenger vessel industry since the revisions of 46 CFR Subchapter T & K in the mid-90s.

A Favorable Fetch for US Offshore Wind

A Favorable Fetch for US Offshore Wind

Offshore wind caught a favorable gust with the 2020 election of Joe Biden, and the following breeze from the early 2021 reconfiguration of the U.S. Senate toward Democrats. Though widely touted as a growth engine for maritime businesses (as well as shoreside trades), the latter years of the Trump administration seemed to see delay after delay.

U.S. to Unveil Nord Stream 2 Report. Sanctions May Take Time

U.S. to Unveil Nord Stream 2 Report. Sanctions May Take Time

The Biden administration is expected to name as early as Friday the companies it believes are helping build Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline, five sources said, a move that could eventually prompt sanctions on the nearly-completed project.The State Department report to Congress, which may come on Friday

How Will Biden's Iran Strategy Impact Shipping?

How Will Biden's Iran Strategy Impact Shipping?

How will Biden read Iranian hostilities? Forceful diplomacy or reckless militancy?Anticipating the Biden Administration’s Iran strategy is crucial for understanding future risks for maritime operators in the Strait of Hormuz, the Gulf of Oman and wider Indian Ocean.Though the new U.S.

Navy Ends Search for Man Overboard from USS Theodore Roosevelt

Navy Ends Search for Man Overboard from USS Theodore Roosevelt

The U.S. Navy called off its search for a sailor missing from aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) after the crewmember reportedly fell overboard off the coast of Southern California.Search and rescue efforts ended at sunset Saturday after Theodore Roosevelt, USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), USS Russell (DDG 59), USS Howard (DDG 83), USS Charleston (LCS 18), USS Portland (LPD 27) the U.S.

China's Exports Pinched by Global Shortage of Shipping Containers

China's Exports Pinched by Global Shortage of Shipping Containers

China's world-beating economic rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is being blunted by a global shortage of shipping containers, sending cargo costs to record highs and hampering manufacturers in filling fast-recovering global goods orders.Exports from China surged 21% in November from a year ago as the country's mammoth industrial engine cranked out mountains of appliances, toys, clothes

President Biden Taps Maffei as Next FMC Chairman

President Biden Taps Maffei as Next FMC Chairman

Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei has been named Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission, as appointed by President Joe Biden on March 29, 2021. Maffei is a sitting member of the FMC and replaces Michael A. Khouri in the role of Chairman.A native of New York, Maffei was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives for two terms.

Liberty National Golf Club Gets its own Brix-built Water Taxi

Liberty National Golf Club Gets its own Brix-built Water Taxi

Port Angeles, WA-based Brix Marine delivered a new 4615-CTC luxury water taxi, Liberty National I, to Liberty National Golf Club after launch and sea trials in Port Angeles Harbor. Liberty National Golf Club selected the Brix Marine design last year and will use the planing catamaran to transport passengers between North Cove Marina in New York and the private club’s dock in New Jersey.

Transhipment Services Australia Orders Damen Crane Barge

Transhipment Services Australia Orders Damen Crane Barge

Transhipment Services Australia (TSA) has ordered a transshipment crane barge from shipbuilding group Damen, who says it will be able to deliver the new the Crane Barge 6324 directly from stock to fulfil the order in a period of only four weeks.TSA has been contracted by Metro Mining to provide transshipment services for its Bauxite Hills Project located along the Skardon River on Cape York

Shell to Supply PetroChina with Carbon Neutral LNG

Shell to Supply PetroChina with Carbon Neutral LNG

Oil major Shell has signed a five-year contract with PetroChina to supply the Chinese company with carbon-neutral liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargos, Shell said on Monday.Many companies, particularly those in the fossil fuel industry are using tools such as carbon offsets to compensate for emissions they are unable to cut in their operations.

Iron Ore Shipments from Australia's Port Hedland to China Rise 16%

Iron Ore Shipments from Australia's Port Hedland to China Rise 16%

Iron ore shipments to China from Australia's Port Hedland rose by 16% in December from a month earlier, despite a short weather-related shutdown, the Pilbara Ports Authority said on Friday. Iron ore exports to China rose to 40.0 million tonnes from 34.44 million tonnes in November, data from the authority showed. Total iron ore exports from Port Hedland rose to 46.5 million tonnes from 41.