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.


  • Crew Transfer Vessel, ATLANTIC ENDEAVOR
    The 65-foot specialized model of the 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.
    The diesel powered 56' x 18.5' shallow draft tug is powered by two Caterpillar Tier III series C-9 engines, each producing 375 HP@1800 RPM....

  • Ship's service power comes from twin Caterpillar Tier III C2.2, 27eKW@1800 RPM marine generator sets.
    The vessel's hull, machinery, electrical systems and safety equipment complies with the new USCG Subchapter M - Towing Vessels.


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