Blount Boats Inc

Warren,  RI 
United States
  • Booth: 1909

Blount Boats has been building high quality, innovative shallow draft designs for 72 years. Blount's designs have created new industries such as dinner boats and mini-cruise vessels and also improved efficiency in the fishing and oil and gas industry. In May 2020, the 101-foot vehicular/passenger ferry M/V Southern Cross was delivered to South Ferry, Inc. Shelter Island, NY. In August 2020, the 56-foot twin-screw tug, Breaker II was delivered to the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant, operated by New York Power Authority, the largest state power organization. In January 2021, the 65-foot crew transfer vessel, Atlantic Endeavor built for Atlantic Wind Transfers was delivered to the Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm to support two Siemens Gamesa turbines. Currently under construction is a 90-foot Ice Breaker/Buoy Tender for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for May 2022.
Blount Boats can build all designs of crew transfer vessels (CTV's) needed for the growing offshore wind industry. Blount Boats, located on Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island is also ideally suited to maintain wind service vessels. Blount Boats has built two Jones Act transfer vessels operating in Rhode Island and Virginia.


    The 65-foot CTV, Chartwell 24, designed by Chartwell Marine Ltd., was modified to comply with American environmental and USCG regulations, and with legislation protecting the migration route of the protected Right Whale....

  • The vessel is a twin hulled catamaran of aluminum construction, and is eqquipped with MAN engines, Cummins generators, ZF Transmissions, HamiltonJet waterjets and Humphree USA Interceptors. Its service speed is 22-24 knots, with a sprint speed of 29 knots.
    On deck, the CTV has 10 metric tonnes cargo capacity, cargo securing points, a Palfinger crane, and a Nabrico anchor winch. The vessels is also equipped with a power washing and fuel transfer system.
    This marks the second Jones Act transfer vessels built by Blount Boats for American Wind Transfers. The first CTV, Atlantic Pioneer, was built in 2016 and has been servicing the five 6-megewatt turbines at the Block Island Wind Farm off Block Island, RI for five years.
    130 x 40 Double Ended Passenger Ferry...

  • The 400-passenger ferry is equipped with two 800hp Cummins diesel engines, Hundested CPP propellers, Becker Hi-Lift Rudders, 65kW John Deere Gensets, 350,000 BTU Boiler heating system, Direct Expansion AC Units, Jastram Steering, Beclawat Windows (heated), Dean Steel Doors, Soundown Water Cooled Mufflers, Dampa Ceilings, Lonseal Flooring, Jet-Board Joinery, International Paint.
    Twin-Screw Ice-Breaking Tug...

  • The diesel powered 56'x18.5' shallow draft tug is powered by two Caterpillar Tier III Series C-9 engines, each producing 375HP @ 1800 RPM.
    79 x 23 Bunkering Tanker...

  • The Chandra B was designed by Farrell & Norton Architects and built to USCG Subchapter D specifications for operation in New York Harbor and along the coast of New Jersey. It has a capacity of 56,450 gallons and is equipped with two 330hp Cummins diesel engines, with ZF marine hydraulic gears and a 50hp hydraulic bow thruster.

    110 x 32, 399 Passenger Ferry...

  • The vessel is equipped with (2) electronically controlled Caterpillar C-18 Tier II diesel engines that meet the latest EPA standards, complete with (2) Twin Disc MGX-516 Marine Gears, and ZF Mathers engine controls and shaft brake systems. Additional features include a 50HP Wesmar Electric Bow Thruster System, (6) Mather control stations, a 400,000 BTU Burnham Boiler, a Jastrom Electro-Hydraulic Steering System and a passenger elevator to meet latest ADA regulations. Other features include (2) ADA compliant bathrooms and recycled lumber seating throughout the vessel. 

    101 x 39 Double-Ended Ferry...

  • This 101’x 39’ all welded steel, double-ended ferry has two keel cooled, 400 HP, diesel propulsion engines, one forward and one aft for bow and stern loading. She has a Coast Guard COI for Lakes, Bays and Sounds and a deck loading capacity of 130 LT. She is a sister vessel to Blount Hull #311 delivered in 2001 to the South Ferry Company located on Shelter Island, Long Island. Her aluminum deck house is attached using Deta-Couple. She has no AC generators. All major equipment, steering, cargo deck gates, fire and bilge pumps are engine driven by
    either hydraulics and/or clutch packs.

    85' Fast Commuter Ferry...

  • The 382-passenger, 2 deck, triple-screw, all aluminum commuter boat is powered by Detroit Series 60 Tier diesel engines, 600hp each at 2,100 rpm with 2:1 ZF 550 reduction gears. At a displacement of 43.6 tons, she cruises at 19 knots at 70% of her horse power load at full complement and 24 knots lightship at wide open throttle with very little wake. 
    165 x 46, 300 Passenger Ferry / 300 Ton Cargo Ferry...

  • This 165’x 46’ all welded steel mono-hull cargo/passenger ferry has four (4) 1600 HP engines driving conventional shafts and propellers. She has a Coast Guard COI for Oceans, a deck loading capacity of 300 LT and 300 passengers. She is owned and operated by the Puerto Rico
    Maritime Transportation Authority. She runs from Fajardo to the island of Vieques off the east coast of Puerto Rico. The PRMTA has
    purchased 23 Blount vessels over 49 years (since 1960). The Cayo has a V2-26, 250 HP, Wesmar hydraulic driven bow thruster package, twin 55 kW SSDG generators, a hydraulic steering system, aluminum deck house attached using  Deta-Couple, complete HVAC system, male and female heads with gray and black water systems, potable water system, seats, fire protection, thermal insulation and finish sheathing and
    lifesaving meeting USCG 46 CFR Subchapter K regulations. The Cayo Largo was selected as one of the “10 Signficant Boats of 2008” at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans on December 3, 2008.

    120 x 30, 100 Ton Cargo Passenger Ferry...

  • The 120 foot cargo passenger ferry is propelled by twin 1,300hp Cummins engines and can travel at a speed above 16 knots. It provides roll on/roll off capacity to a vehicle load of 100 tons, and when partially loaded can carry 150 passengers. 


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