CHARLIE B

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHARLIE B
    • Operator : TEXAS MARINE EXPRESS, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 550
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9
    • Full Load Capacity : 2 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 6
  • Size
    • Register length : 36.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 36.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Height : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 510547

TEXAS MARINE EXPRESS, LLC

  • Area of Operation : GALVESTON AREA IN AND OFFSHORE
  • Principal Commodity : CREW AND SUPPLIES

TME MERCURY

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Opportunities Gust Off US Shores

Opportunities Gust Off US Shores

Throughout the world, offshore wind is on a growth trajectory. With green energy mandates from states in New England and the mid-Atlantic, the U.S. is joining the fray. Consultants Wood MacKenzie, in its U.S. Offshore Wind Outlook 2020-2029, suggested that as much as 25 gigawatts (GW) of capacity could be deployed in the U.S.

Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

The first-in-the-nation offshore wind training facility will be located at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.In late October, with much fanfare, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Stephen Pike, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and many others joined officials from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) to launch the first-in-the-nation offshore wind crew transfer training

Interview: Heavy Lifting with John DiMartino and Tandemloc

Interview: Heavy Lifting with John DiMartino and Tandemloc

Starting from his father’s basement in Bayport, New York, John DiMartino and his brother Bill have built a custom, heavy lift powerhouse in Tandemloc. It’s a story of building something from nothing; a story of plotting a path and adjusting for multiple course changes along the way. Ultimately, it’s a story of engineering ingenuity and heavy lift success.

Greensea Expands, Again

Greensea Expands, Again

Greensea recently added key personnel to its engineering team in its Plymouth, Mass., office to support their hull robotics program.  James Truman, Senior Robotics Engineer, is leading the development of Greensea’s latest technology, a hull crawling robot with precise hull-relative navigation and autonomy capabilities. Assisting James on the hull robotics program is Sam Fladung, Robotics Engineer.

Armstrong Building Golf Club Passenger Vessel

Armstrong Building Golf Club Passenger Vessel

Armstrong Marine USA announced it is building a 46’ x 15’ planing catamaran, dubbed Liberty National I, at its Port Angeles, Wash. facility for delivery this spring. Liberty National Golf Club selected the Armstrong Marine USA design last year, ordering a vessel to transport passengers between North Cove Marina in New York and the private club’s dock in New Jersey.

BS Offshore SOV Readies for Sea Trials

BS Offshore SOV Readies for Sea Trials

A service operations vessel (SOV), owned and operated by Bernhard Schulte Offshore, is undergoing final tests at Ulstein Verft’s shipyard in Norway in preparation for sea trials."The Yard number 315 newbuild at Ulstein Verft, the Windea TBN for Bernhard Schulte, has been floated out from the outer dock and has now been positioned quayside.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Opens Wind Training Facility

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Opens Wind Training Facility

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates the First-in-the-Nation Offshore Wind Training Facility Located at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. MMA steps out in front to train the professionals who will make the coming wave of domestic offshore wind.Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Kathleen Theoharides, and Stephen Pike

Autonomous Shipping – Cyber Hazards Ahead

Autonomous Shipping – Cyber Hazards Ahead

If autonomous vessels are the future of maritime shipping, then cyber threats may be its Achilles heel.  Congested shipping, restricted visibility, limited maneuverability, and intensive docking activities all contribute to port hazards – 42 percent of EU reported marine accidents (injury/death/damage to ships) took place in port areas and 44 percent of workboat fatalities occurred on Tugs.

Royal Caribbean Hires Chief Medical Officer

Royal Caribbean Hires Chief Medical Officer

Royal Caribbean Group has hired Dr. Calvin Johnson as Global Head, Public Health and Chief Medical Officer, a new role created to lead the cruise line operator's global health and wellness policy, manage its public health and clinical practice and determine the strategic plans and operations of its global healthcare organization.

Elliott Bay Design Group Promotes Reeves

Elliott Bay Design Group Promotes Reeves

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) announced that Senior Engineer, John Reeves has been promoted to Director of Business Development to oversee business development, generate leads and provide leadership to the sales and marketing team.Reeves joined EBDG in 2015 bringing field experience gained through 23 years of operating and maintaining some of the most complex vessels in the U.S.

A&P Refits Wight Light

A&P Refits Wight Light

UK-based A&P Group its shipyard in Falmouth is refitting the Wightlink RO-RO ferry Wight Light. Wightlink is a passenger and vehicle  ferry company operating routes between Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in southern England.Wight Light visited A&P Falmouth for its two-yearly refit period.

Nine Dead, 22 Rescued from Migrant Boat off Sicily

At least nine people died when a boat carrying dozens of migrants sank off the coast of the island of Lampedusa, south of Sicily, Italy's coastguard said on Monday.The coastguard said rescue vessels had picked up 22 people, and search operations for other survivors were underway after an alert was received late on Sunday night that a boat carrying some 50 people was in difficulty.The U.N.