Category: Press Releases

Blount Boats, Inc. joins Green Marine’s certification program

Blount Boats, Inc. joins Green Marine’s certification program

Warren, Rhode Island, December 12, 2019 – Blount Boats, Inc. becomes the eighth shipyard company to join Green Marine, the leading voluntary environmental program for North America’s maritime industry. Based in Warren, Rhode Island, Blount Boats is a family-owned private shipyard with 70 years of experience. Through the years, good workmanship, innovations and proven reliability […]

New DNR Vessel Christened the M/V Eddie Somers

New DNR Vessel Christened the M/V Eddie Somers

Boat Named After Long-Time Captain of Its Predecessor March 4, 2022 — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has christened the newest boat in its Hydrographic Operations fleet, naming it after a long-time captain of the Crisfield-Smith Island route the boat will serve. The M/V Eddie Somers was christened this week by DNR officials […]

American Offshore Services orders Hybrid Ready Jones Act CTVs

American Offshore Services orders Hybrid Ready Jones Act CTVs

American Offshore Services (A-O-S) is a Crew Transfer Vessel Operator owned by SEA.O.G Offshore and Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S). With its fleet of CTVs, A-O-S will serve the emerging offshore wind industry in the United States. A-O-S Orders Hybrid Ready CTVs from Blount Boats American Offshore Services announced today that they placed an order to […]

Blount Boats Completes Green Marine 2020 Verification Review

Blount Boats Completes Green Marine 2020 Verification Review

Warren, Rhode Island, May 6, 2021 – Blount Boats, Inc. completed the Green Marine verification review establishing a baseline for the environmental program performance measurements. The certification program addresses key environmental issues through 12 performance indicators that include greenhouse gases, air emissions, spill prevention, waste management, environmental leadership, and community impacts – some applicable to […]

Blount Boats deliverers second US Flag Windfarm Service Vessel to Atlantic Wind Transfers

Blount Boats deliverers second US Flag Windfarm Service Vessel to Atlantic Wind Transfers

On January 1, the crew transfer vessel, ATLANTIC ENDEAVOR, was delivered to the Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm to support two Siemens Gamesa turbines.  The project is located 27-miles off Virginia Beach. The 65-foot crew transfer vessel will provide O&M support for the wind farm and is owned and operated by Atlantic Winds Transfers.  […]

Blount Boats Awarded Contract To Build Replacement Vessel For The Maryland Department Of Natural Resources

Blount Boats Awarded Contract To Build Replacement Vessel For The Maryland Department Of Natural Resources

Award Blount Boats, Inc. has been awarded a contract to build a 90-foot Ice Breaker/Buoy Tender for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The vessel will be designed by BMT Designers and Planners, Inc. of Arlington, VA. The new vessel will replace the 100-foot, 167-ton M/V J. Millard Tawes commissioned by the U.S. Coast Guard […]

Atlantic Wind Transfers, Chartwell Marine, Blount Boats Sign Landmark U.S. Offshore Wind Vessel Deal

Atlantic Wind Transfers, Chartwell Marine, Blount Boats Sign Landmark U.S. Offshore Wind Vessel Deal

December 4th, Rhode Island – Leading U.S. offshore wind farm support company Atlantic Wind Transfers has signed a multi-million-dollar, market-first order for two state-of the-art Chartwell 24 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), developed by Chartwell Marine, a pioneer in next-generation vessel design. The vessels, to be deployed in support of new wind farms off the East […]

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