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

Australia Pressing Yang Ming to Pay for Container Cleanup

Australia Pressing Yang Ming to Pay for Container Cleanup

Dozens of containers lost from a ship at sea have been recovered off the coast of Australia as the country's maritime authority continues to press the vessel's owner to pay the $11 million cleanup costs.The 63 boxes plucked from the bottom of the Tasman Sea are among more than 80 lost from Yang Ming's containership YM Efficiency about 20 miles from shore in June 2018.

Crude Oil Held in Sea Storage Hits New Record

Crude Oil Held in Sea Storage Hits New Record

Traders are storing an estimated record 160 million barrels of oil on ships - double the level from two weeks ago as they seek to tackle a glut of stocks created by a slide in global demand from the coronavirus, shipping sources say.Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers including Russia have agreed a record cut in output from May of 9.

Tankers Pile Up Off Europe's Coast

Tankers Pile Up Off Europe's Coast

Dozens of tankers holding jet fuel and gasoline are at anchor in sea lanes around Europe's main storage hubs, unable to discharge their cargoes as onshore tanks are full to capacity following the collapse in demand linked to the coronavirus crisis.Nearly 1 million tonnes of refined products are parked on around 30 tankers off Europe's coast, Reuters calculations found.

First YM Efficiency Containers Retrieved

First YM Efficiency Containers Retrieved

Work is underway to retrieve dozens of containers lost from a containership off the coast of Australia, with the first boxes raised to the surface this week. The first container was recovered from the seafloor on Monday using a hydraulic crane and rigging, remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and a specially manufactured steel basket, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said.

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

An ocean liner forced by a deadly onboard coronavirus outbreak to languish at sea since mid-March pulled into a South Florida port on Thursday, after authorities settled plans for the vessel and its sister ship to dock and most passengers to come ashore.The Holland America Line cruise ship MS Zaandam and its twin, the MS Rotterdam

Glencore Charters World's Largest Tanker to Store Crude

Glencore Charters World's Largest Tanker to Store Crude

Trading house Glencore has chartered the 3 million barrel crude carrier Europe to store oil at sea for at least 6 months, trading sources on Tuesday.The vessel is one of two so-called ultra large crude carriers (ULCC), the largest tankers in the world.Glencore booked the vessel at a rate of $37,000 a day for the first six months, according to the sources.A Glencore spokesman declined to comment.

Coronavirus Cases Rise on Cruise Ship Marooned off Japan

Coronavirus Cases Rise on Cruise Ship Marooned off Japan

Dozens more people onboard a cruise ship quarantined in the port of Yokohama, Japan, tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday and thousands of passengers remained confined to their cabins, only allowed on deck briefly for fresh air.The Diamond Princess, owned by Miami-based Carnival Corp

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.

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.