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  • TDI-Brooks 50cm Box Core

    R/V BROOKS MCCALL The Brooks McCall is a multi-use vessel suited for a wide variety of oceanographic research duties. The Brooks McCall primary market niche in the Gulf/US East Coast is geotechnical coring including 20-m JPC and 40-m CPT-Stinger acquisition including the ability to take Shelby tube samples to 40-m with our CPT-Sampler. The Brooks McCall is also available for pipeline hazard, cable route surveys, debris mapping, P-Cable, MBES, metocean, sand search, and environmental studies.


    TDI-Brooks International specializes in conducting offshore surface geochemical exploration (SGE) and heat flow programs for the worlds leading petroleum producers, and has a large collection of SGE and heat flow program data from around the world available for sale. TDI-Brooks also has extensive experience in conducting offshore geotechnical coring/engineering programs, environmental assessments, metocean, site surveys and seabed surveys.

    The vessel is particularly well suited for the following:

    • Seabed Geotechnical Surveys • Seabed Heatflow Surveys • Environmental Baseline Surveys • 2DHR Seismic Multi Channel & Site Surveys • Hazard surveys • Platform siting feasibility studiesTow route clearances • Platform and pipeline damage assessments and inspection • Pipeline / cable surveys • Offshore Wind Farm assessments • Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) surveys • Academic Research


    Technical Specifications



    Name R/V Brooks McCall Owner TDI-Brooks Built 1999 Port/Flag Freeport, TX - USA MMSI No. 338257000 Call Sign WCZ7811 IMO No 9678006 Hull # 44


    Dimensions (open deck) 50’ x 40’ (L x W) Dimensions (covered deck 12’ x 24’ x 9’ (LxWxH) Length (overall) 162’ Length (waterline) 150’ Deck Gates (2) 10’4” wide - 1P/1S Maximum Cruising Speed 12 knots Draught 2.98 m Beam 40’ Light Draft 8’-0” Loaded Draft 10’-0 Gross Tonnage 806 T Net Tonnage 241 T


    Cabins/Berths 16 staterooms (32 berths) Toilets 8 toilets, 6 complete heads Laundry 2 laundry rooms with washer & dryer Galley 1 galley, walk-in freezer, dishwasher Lounge 17’ x 11’ lounge, 5x TV/VCR units

    mess area seating for 23


    Water 5,400 gal (apx) Fuel 54,400 gal (apx) Potable Water 5,400 gal (apx) Waste Oil 2,180 gal (apx) Hydraulic Oil 2,600 gal (apx) Lube Oil 2,600 gal (apx) Dirty Oil 2,600 gal (apx)

    Discharge Rates

    Drill Water USG/min @ 80 ft Fuel USG/min 80 ft Liquid Mud USG/min 150 ft Potable Water USG/min 80 ft


    Main engines 3x V16-92 Detroit Diesel @ 700 HP ea. Propellors 3x 5-blade, bronze Rudders 3x One at each propellor Steering Hydraulic, on deck, with 2 rams

    Electrical Plant- Gunsets 2x 250kw Detroit diesel in engine room 440/3ph 60hz

    1x 75kw Detroit diesel on main deck 440/3ph 60hz

    TDI-Brooks International, Inc. 14391 South Dowling Road.

    College Station, TX 77845 - USA

    Telephone: +1 979 693 3446

    email: info@tdi-bi.com www.tdi-bi.com

    TDI-Brooks is a privately held Texas firm incorporated in 1996 and headquartered in College Station, TX with remote offices located in Houston, TX and strategically located offices around the globe including Port Harcourt, Nigeria (TDI-Brooks Nigeria Ltd.), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (GSI-Brooks), Ghana (TDI-Brooks Ghana), Singapore, India and Colombia.

    The Brooks McCall is equipped with satellite communications (voice, fax, and email), differential GPS, geophysical survey gear and large a-frames with high-speed winches for coring or geotechnical work. Our field services are supplemented by high quality environmental and geotechnical laboratories with a staff of nearly one-hundred individuals including fourteen Ph.D. level oceanographers, geochemists, biologists and geologists.