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

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Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

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A New Role for Service Providers Amidst Energy Upheaval

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Callan Marine’s New Dredge General MacArthur Enters Service

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Opinion: Maritime Freedom & the Global Commons

Opinion: Maritime Freedom & the Global Commons

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Fed Funds Could Aid Battered Cruise Lines

Fed Funds Could Aid Battered Cruise Lines

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday officials will have a better idea this week of the total cost of a coronavirus aid package, but predicted it will likely be "significant but not huge."Mnuchin told "Fox News Sunday" he also planned to talk to lawmakers about critical aid to airlines, as well as the hotel and cruise ship industries.

Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Jennifer A. Carpenter serves as President & CEO of The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the inland and coastal tugboat, towboat and barge industry. Carpenter joined AWO in August 1990 and became President & CEO in January 2020. Before assuming her current position

Coronavirus Places Shipping on High Alert

Coronavirus Places Shipping on High Alert

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has placed the shipping industry on high alert amid a rising death toll in China and reports that the fast-spreading illness is reaching new shores.The flu-like coronavirus, first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China on December 31, has killed more than two dozen people in China and is believed to have infected more than 900 worldwide

River Cruising Returns on the Danube

River Cruising Returns on the Danube

River cruises are making a quiet comeback on the Danube after the COVID-19 pandemic brought global tourism to a standstill and forced companies to suspend voyages.Holiday makers are adapting to strict new safety measures on the elegant ships with Germany’s Nicko Cruises the first to restart Danube trips on June 22.

Zea Named WCI President & CEO

Zea Named WCI President & CEO

Waterways Council, Inc.’s (WCI) Board of Directors unanimously elected Tracy R. Zea as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. He will assume the new duties effective today.With a broad range of Capitol Hill, policy development and government relations expertise, Zea most recently served as WCI’s Vice President-Government Relations

Callan Marine Wins Corpus Christi Dredging Work

Callan Marine Wins Corpus Christi Dredging Work

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Passenger Vessel Operator Fined for Reckless Operation

Passenger Vessel Operator Fined for Reckless Operation

The company which owned Spirit of 1770, a passenger vessel that caught fire and burnt to the waterline with 42 paying customers and four crew members on board while returning from a voyage to Lady Musgrave Island on May 11, 2016, has been fined $25,000 for reckless operation of a commercial vessel.