CAL DIVER I

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAL DIVER I
    • Operator : CAL DIVE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    • Vessel Type : Undefined
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : FOURCHON
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 254
    • Full Load Capacity : 200 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 167.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 38 Feet
    • Overall Length : 196 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 38 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.1 Feet
    • Height : 57 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1995
    • Year : 1995
    • EQUIP1 : CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : 555055
    • REBLT : *

CAL DIVE INTERNATIONAL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO; MISSISSIPPI, ATCHAFALAYA & MERMENTAU RIVERS; VENICE; FOURCHON; BAYOU LAFOURCHE; CAMERON; LAKE CHARLES & LAKE CHARLES SHIP CHANNEL; GALVESTON; HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL; SABINE PASS; SABINE; PORT ARTHUR; HOUMA NAV. CHANNEL & ICW
  • Principal Commodity : COMMERCIAL DIVERS AND DIVING EQUIPMENT

BRAVE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

CAL DIVER II

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

RIDER

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

News

Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

As autonomy gains a foothold in the maritime world, dredging appears next in line to transition to operations without direct human control.A new design concept unveiled by a prominent Dutch ship design and engineering company aims to deliver major power savings and a larger working window for port maintenance dredging operations.

Divers Search for Bodies in CA Boat Fire

Divers Search for Bodies in CA Boat Fire

Divers searched for more bodies early on Tuesday around the wreck of a boat destroyed by a blaze off the coast of southern California, as authorities launched an investigation into one of the area's worst maritime disasters.Emergency crews found at least 25 bodies after the fire broke out before dawn on Monday, leaving nine people still missing, the Associated Press reported.

Maritime Recordkeeping is Serious Business

Maritime Recordkeeping is Serious Business

In addition to fuel, modern ships also run on paper or their electronic equivalent.  Vessels are required to keep written or electronic records of many things – and the list is growing.There is the traditional Ship’s Log, which records the vessel’s position, course, speed, weather, and unusual events to name a few.

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Operations to recover oil from a World War II-era shipwreck are nearing completion after commencing on May 11, 2019 off the coast of Long Island, N.Y., the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.The sunken vessel, Coimbra, was a supply ship owned by Great Britain that was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Long Island during World War II.

Book Review: Getting Down to It; 50 Years of Subsea Success in Norway

Book Review: Getting Down to It; 50 Years of Subsea Success in Norway

The Norwegian Continental Shelf’s journey from the very first basic marinized subsea trees to today’s complex and sophisticated subsea processing equipment has been a rapid, at times turbulent, but always remarkable.There are many engineers who have seen through that journey, from the first exploration wells using Norwegian rigs in the mid-1970s to today.

Boat Sunk in Danube Ready to be Raised

Boat Sunk in Danube Ready to be Raised

Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew.The Mermaid sank after a large Swiss-owned cruise liner struck it from behind on May 29 as both vessels passed under a 19th century bridge in the Hungarian capital during heavy rain.

French Frigate Sonars Get an Upgrade

French Frigate Sonars Get an Upgrade

Since summer 2017, four vessels equipped with analog sonars have been upgraded using RTsys AS3i technology (Analog Surface Ship Sonar Improvement), which digitalized and improved the processing of signals rendered by sensors.Brittany-based company RTSYS does not only deals with AUV, subsea recorders and buoys

The Future: Autonomous Robotic Hull Grooming

The Future: Autonomous Robotic Hull Grooming

Ship hull biofouling has significant impacts on fleet readiness, ship performance, cost, and the environment.  Biofouling results in increased hydrodynamic drag which results in greater fuel use and greater emissions per distance traveled than a hydraulically-smooth hull.  A study by Schultz, et al.

Salvors Lift Norwegian Frigate

Salvors Lift Norwegian Frigate

Salvors used a unique lift method that combined two heavy lift vessels and four cranes to raise a Norwegian frigate that had become partially submerged following a collision with an oil tanker off the coast of Norway in November.On November 8, 2018, Norwegian heavy frigate KNM Helge Ingstad collided with the tanker Sola TS near Bergen, and sank on the inclined slope of a fjord.

Fire Breaks out on USCG's Polar Star

Fire Breaks out on USCG's Polar Star

It seems the U.S. cannot do enough to fast-track the construction of its new icebreaking fleet, as the USCG announce last night that the 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship's incinerator room about 650 miles north of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.

INVENTION: Pitching a Tent Underwater

INVENTION: Pitching a Tent Underwater

Divers are one step closer to being able to camp underwater. A pair of innovators have developed an underwater habitat – a subsea ‘basecamp’ if you will – that  provides a portable deep-sea space for divers, a habitat and dedicated life support system that provides creates a breathable environment.

Outfitting the Modern Workboat

Outfitting the Modern Workboat

MetalCraft Marine’s 10 Meter Interceptor model is a formidable workboat. Defined by the sum of its myriad parts, it really can be seen that ‘the equipment makes the boat.’ This month, we ask "What's in Your workboat?"In a business where there is rarely any shortage of pretty boats, cutting edge designs and equally impressively performing workboat tonnage