LUKE THOMAS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LUKE THOMAS
    • Operator : GULF INTERESTS, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1320
  • Location
    • City : NEW IBERIA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 58
    • Full Load Capacity : 110 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 16
  • Size
    • Register length : 140 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 140 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 12.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 60 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2009
    • EQUIP2 : PUMPS
    • EQUIP1 : A - FRAME, CARGO
    • Coast Guard Number : 1211622

GULF INTERESTS, LLC

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF OF MEXICO WITHIN 200 MILES OF SHORE
  • Principal Commodity : FUEL, WATER, CREWS AND MISC. CARGO

News

How the Coast Guard Supports the Shipbuilding Industry

How the Coast Guard Supports the Shipbuilding Industry

The U.S. Coast Guard is known for saving lives at sea, but did you know the service plays a huge role in the economy, too?As a regulatory entity, the Coast Guard conducts marine inspections on vessels entering United States ports to make sure the vessels do not pose a safety, security, or environmental threat to the country. With 90 percent of U.S.

INSIGHTS: Thomas S. Chance, Chief Executive Officer, ASV Global

INSIGHTS: Thomas S. Chance, Chief Executive Officer, ASV Global

Thomas Chance founded C & C Technologies in his home in 1992. Today C & C is a global oil field surveying and mapping company with more than 550 employees in ten offices worldwide. C & C was the first company in the world to offer autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) survey services to the oil industry and remains a world leader in the field.

CMA CGM Says It's Ready for More M&A Deals

CMA CGM Says It's Ready for More M&A Deals

France's CMA CGM, one of the world's largest container-shipping lines, remains interested in seeking acquisitions despite bringing to an end its interest in German peer Hapag-Lloyd, its chief executive said on Thursday."The shipping sector is consolidating further and if there are opportunities the CMA CGM group ...

High-sulphur Fuel Demand Outlook Jumps as Shippers Soften Stance on Scrubbers

High-sulphur Fuel Demand Outlook Jumps as Shippers Soften Stance on Scrubbers

Demand for high sulphur marine fuels is likely to see a smaller drop than previously expected by 2020, said consultancy FGE, as changing attitudes to sulphur-stripping technologies from large shippers alter the outlook for use of the fuels.More than 2,100 vessels are now expected to be equipped with exhaust gas cleaning systems, known as scrubbers, by 2020, up from 1,500 ships previously

Two Newbuilds Delivered to Virgin Islands Port Authority

Two Newbuilds Delivered to Virgin Islands Port Authority

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has delivered two custom welded aluminum vessels to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA).The new vessels, a 45-foot pilot boat and a 32-foot port security vessel, were designed by Metal Shark and built at the company’s Jeanerette, La. production facility. Both vessels were recently delivered to St.

World's First Autonomous Shipping Company Formed

World's First Autonomous Shipping Company Formed

Wilhelmsen and KONGSBERG establish world's first autonomous shipping company: Massterly   The road toward autonomy has taken a major step with the announcement that Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg are collectively taking the next step in autonomous shipping by offering a complete value chain for autonomous ships, from design and development, to control systems, logistics services and vessel operations.

Threat from wandering greenhouse gas

Threat from wandering greenhouse gas

On the seafloor of the shallow coastal regions north of Siberia, microorganisms produce methane when they break down plant remains. If this greenhouse gas finds its way into the water, it can also become trapped in the sea ice that forms in these coastal waters. As a result, the gas can be transported thousands of kilometres across the Arctic Ocean and released in a completely different region

BAE Systems Jacksonville: Ship Repair's 'Destination of Choice'

BAE Systems Jacksonville: Ship Repair's 'Destination of Choice'

From government to commercial to megayacht owners and everything in between, the BAE Systems ship repair yard in Jacksonville, Fla. is well-positioned to prosper. David M. Thomas, Jr.’s , who at the time of our interview was Vice President & General Manager, Southeast Shipyards, Ship Repair, BAE Systems*, explains.   No matter where the conversation starts with David M. Thomas, Jr.

US Navy’s Newest Destroyer Completes Acceptance Trials

US Navy’s Newest Destroyer Completes Acceptance Trials

The U.S. Navy's newest next generation destroyer completed acceptance trials on February 1, marking a significant milestone for second Zumwalt-class stealth warship ahead of expected delivery in the coming months.   The U.S. Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey reviewed the future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) and its crew during a series of demonstrations both pier side and underway

Cargo Vessel Refloated after Grounding off St. Thomas

Cargo Vessel Refloated after Grounding off St. Thomas

A 223-foot cargo vessel that ran aground Tuesday morning near Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands has been refloated, according to local responders.   The Togo-flagged vessel Ocean Spirit I grounded just off of the entrance of the harbor’s East Gregory Channel while reportedly transporting more than $1 million of cargo from St.

Cargo Vessel Runs Aground off St. Thomas

Cargo Vessel Runs Aground off St. Thomas

A 223-foot cargo vessel has run aground near Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.   The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders in San Juan where contacted at approximately 5 a.m. Tuesday by St. Thomas Harbor pilots who reported that the Togo-flagged cargo vessel Ocean Spirit I had run aground just off of the entrance of the harbor’s East Gregory Channel.

BAE Systems Wins US Navy Modernization Work

BAE Systems Wins US Navy Modernization Work

BAE Systems said it has received contracts from the U.S. Navy for the modernization of guided missile destroyers USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and USS Howard (DDG 83), valued at $41.6 million  and $47.8 million respectively.   Oscar Austin will undergo 12 months of work at the company’s shipyard in Norfolk, Va., the ship’s homeport.