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

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.

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.

CMA CGM Confirms Order for Nine Mega Ships

CMA CGM Confirms Order for Nine Mega Ships

CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipping firm, said it expected operating profits to improve further in the second half as the market continues to recover, and confirmed an order for nine giant vessels.   The announcements by French-based CMA CGM underlined a recovery in the industry this year after a prolonged downturn that sparked a series of consolidation deals.

Rolling on the River with CORBA

Rolling on the River with CORBA

As the Central Ohio River Business Association (CORBA) pushes commerce on the Ohio River, stakeholders are beginning to take notice.    On January 19, in an office tower overlooking the Ohio River, Eric Thomas convened the first meeting of 2017 for a business group working in the 13th largest port in the U.S.: the Ports of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (PCNK).

Macron Seeks Review of STX Shipyard Sale to Fincantieri

Macron Seeks Review of STX Shipyard Sale to Fincantieri

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he wanted to review the terms of a recent deal to sell a large stake in the STX France shipyard to Italian group Fincantieri. Speaking at the launch of a new cruise ship, Macron said the STX France's shareholder structure should neither put jobs at risk nor jeopardise its capacity to win new business.

Meyer Werft Lays Keel of Norwegian Bliss

Meyer Werft Lays Keel of Norwegian Bliss

A keel laying ceremony was held for Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) new cruise ship Norwegian Bliss at the shipbuilder Meyer Werft’s facility in Papenburg, Germany.   During the ceremony, one of the keel blocks of the 167,800 gross ton vessel was lifted into the covered building hall, signifying a major milestone in the ship’s construction.

Wilhelmsen Acquires Drew Marine Technical Solutions

Wilhelmsen Acquires Drew Marine Technical Solutions

The Wilhelmsen group has signed an agreement to acquire the technical solutions business from Drew Marine.   “This acquisition offers a unique opportunity to enhance the scale and geographic reach of our marine products division,” said Wilhelmsen group CEO, Thomas Wilhelmsen.   The acquired business will be brought into Wilhelmsen Ships Service.