Blount Boats is a full service shipyard in Warren, Rhode Island offering innovative services for the marine industry. The shipyard’s customer base is comprised of a variety of commercial and government entities. These include the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army, and private vessel operators. Hundreds of Blount built boats have been put into service since its founding in 1949.
In June 2017, Blount Boats together with Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) was awarded the contract to design and construct a new passenger-only ferry for Governor’s Island, New York by the Trust For Governors Island. Delivery is scheduled for May 2019.
In February 2018, Blount Boats signed a contract with Fire Island Ferries to construct an 85 foot aluminum ferry boat for service between Bay Shore and Fire Island on Great South Bay. This project is scheduled for delivery in May 2019.
In August 2018, Blount Boats signed a contract with South Ferry Company to construct a steel passenger/vehicle ferry for Shelter Island, NY. The 101’x 40’ double-ended ferry to be named SOUTHERN CROSS will be built to carry a deck load of 260,000 pounds. Delivery is scheduled for November 2019.
FUEL BUNKERING TANKER
Length: 79' Beam: 23' Draft: 8' Cargo Capacity: 56,000 Diesel; 6 individual storage tanks Main Propulsion: (2) Cummins QSL9, Tier III, 330HP @1800 RPM Marine Gear: (2) ZF Marine W325, 4.90:1 Ratio Propellers: (2) 48" Dia. x 54" pitch, 4-blade Speed: 8.5 knots Max, (7 knots cruising loaded @ 1600 RPM
21m US FLAGGED WFSV
Length (m) 21.5 Beam (m) 7.3 Draft (m) 1.2 Offshore workers 12 Crew 2-3 Cargo Deadweight 12 tons fwd, 3 tons aft Speed max (kts) 26
DAMEN FAST CREW SUPPLIER 1605
Length (m) 16.15Beam (m) 5.40Total Power 1342hpPassengers 29Speed max (kts) 30
ALUMINUM - TRIPLE SCREW COMMUTER
Length 85' Beam 20'-6" Passengers 400 Total power 1800hp Speed (kts) 19
100T CARGO/PASSENGER FERRY
Length 120'Beam 30'Total power 2,600hpPassengers 150Deck Cargo 100 LTSpeed (kts) 18
DOUBLE-ENDED VEHICULAR/PASS FERRY
Length 101'Beam 39' Passengers 149Total power 800hp
300T CARGO/PASSENGER FERRY
Length 165'Beam 45'Passengers 300Cargo 300 LTTotal power 7,080hpSpeed (kts) 16
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