RON HUNTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RON HUNTER
    • Operator : HUNTER MARINE TRANSPORT, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 7200
  • Location
    • City : TENNESSEE
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 631
  • Size
    • Register length : 155 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 155 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 46 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2014
    • Year : 2014
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 657643
    • REBLT : *

HUNTER MARINE TRANSPORT, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CUMBERLAND RIVER MILE 0 TO 385; TENNESSEE RIVER MILE 0 TO 543; OHIO RIVER MILE 0 TO 981; UPPER MISS MILE 0 TO 853; LOWER MISSISSIPPI MILE 100 TO 954
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL CARGO

CAROLYN LAMPLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CUMBERLAND HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANNY L. WHITFORD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GLENN A

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. W. HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES G. HINES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES H HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

L. R. CHAPMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAE ETTA HINES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NASHVILLE HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TENNESSEE HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WARREN W. HINES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HMT

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Putting Palatka Back on the Map

Putting Palatka Back on the Map

Diverse and conveniently located, St. Johns Ship Building has quickly developed into a reliable partner for its many repeat customers. Today, and as a direct result, a lot more people know exactly where Palatka, Florida is located.On the St Johns River, just 60 miles south of Jacksonville, lies the sleepy town of Palatka, Florida.

Hurricane Dorian Update

Hurricane Dorian Update

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 79.6 West.Dorian is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h), and a northwest or north-northwest motion is expected through this morning.  A turn toward the north is forecast by this evening, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday morning.

Florida Braces for a Hit as Dorian Strengthens

Florida Braces for a Hit as Dorian Strengthens

Florida's governor on Friday urged residents in the state to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall early next week.The slow march and rising intensity of the storm, which is moving in a northwestern direction to the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian Builds, Aims for Bahamas, Florida

Hurricane Dorian Builds, Aims for Bahamas, Florida

Hurricane Dorian took aim at the Bahamas and the Florida coast on Thursday, spurred on by warm Atlantic waters as it threatens to strengthen into a dangerous Category 3 storm.Dorian earlier sideswiped the Caribbean without doing major damage but is expected to strengthen and slam the Bahamas and the southeastern United States with rain

Shipbuilding Interview: Ron Baczkowski, VT Halter

Shipbuilding Interview: Ron Baczkowski, VT Halter

VT Halter in Pascagoula, MS has been on a strong run, capped by its winning the high-profile contract to build the U.S. Coast Guard’s next generation of icebreakers. Maritime Reporter recently spoke with Ron Baczkowski, President and CEO, VT Halter Marine, for insights on the shipyard’s recent success and future prospects.

Market in Focus: Tankers

Market in Focus: Tankers

NewbuildingSince the beginning of the year, 100 newbuild orders have been placed across the tanker sector. This is a considerable amount lower than the same period last year, when 140 vessels were placed. It is no surprise to see the Greeks lead the way with the highest number and largest vessels ordered, but hot on their heels are the likes of Eastern Pacific and Ocean Tankers

BP Rig Zigzags in Chase with Greenpeace Ship

BP Rig Zigzags in Chase with Greenpeace Ship

A BP drilling rig heading to an oilfield in the British North Sea has been forced to turn away twice over the past two days as a Greenpeace vessel protesting climate change tries to hamper its progress.The high-sea chase is the latest step in Greenpeace's nine-day effort to stop the 40,000 tonne Paul Loyd JNR rig from reaching the Vorlich oilfield to start its drilling campaign.

Shipyard Coatings: Green is the Best Color

Shipyard Coatings: Green is the Best Color

VT Halter’s new state-of-the-art blast and paint facility, already paying dividends for the shipyard’s bottom line and the environment alike, is poised to lift your bottom line with improved coatings and reduced corrosion.When it comes to marine coatings, preparation is everything.

Australia Searching for Lost WWII Destroyer

Australia Searching for Lost WWII Destroyer

A joint effort between the Royal Australian Navy and the Sri Lankan Navy will set out to solve one of the remaining maritime mysteries of World War II, after new information has come to light regarding the whereabouts of a sunken warship.Australian destroyer HMAS Vampire sank on April 9, 1942 as the result of an intensive Japanese air attack off the Sri Lankan coast.

DAVOS: Oil Majors Huddle in DAVOS to Mull Future

DAVOS: Oil Majors Huddle in DAVOS to Mull Future

When the global oil industry held its biggest annual gathering this week in the Swiss town of Davos, it invited banking bosses and fund managers to discuss two key topics - climate change and pressure from investors.The conclusion of the discussions was worrying for those present - pressure is rising and the industry is losing a battle not to be seen as one of the world's biggest evils.

Hunter Adds VLCC Newbuild

Hunter Adds VLCC Newbuild

Hunter Tankers, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Norwegian investment company Hunter Group, has taken delivery of the second of seven identical ECO design VLCC newbuildings, the Hunter Saga.The vessel was handed over from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) on October 19.

Hunter Tankers Takes Delivery of ECO VLCC

Hunter Tankers Takes Delivery of ECO VLCC

Hunter Tankers, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Norwegian investment company Hunter Group, has taken delivery of its first of seven identical ECO design VLCC newbuildings, the Hunter Atla.The vessel was handed over from the South Korean shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), said the company.