Research Vessel Brooks McCall




TDI-Brooks has over 25 years of vessel chartering and management experience. The Brooks McCall is a multi-use vessel suited for a wide variety of oceanographic research duties. 
The RV Brooks McCall is U.S. registered with its primary market niches in the Gulf of Mexico and US East Coast performing analogue and digital survey and geotechnical coring / CPT acquisition. Its geotechnical capabilities include 40m CPT-Stinger and Stinger-Sampler, 20m Jumbo Piston Cores, 20-m Neptune 5,000 CPT, vibra coring and box/grab sampling.

This vessel is well suited for the following applications:

  • Seabed Geotechnical Surveys
  • 2DHR Seismic Multi Channel Geophysical Site Surveys
  • Shallow Hazard Site Assessment Surveys
  • Environmental Baseline Surveys (EBS)
  • Seabed Heat Flow Surveys (HF)
  • Pipeline Surveys and Inspection
  • Platform Siting Feasibility Studies
  • Offshore Cable Route Surveys
  • Tow Route Clearances
  • Export Loading Facilities
  • Offshore Wind Farm Assessments
  • Government BOEM/NOAA/USCG Surveys
  • Academic Research
  • Post Hurricane Assessments


 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. 



Principal Specifications
Operator TDI-Brooks International, Inc.
MMSI 338257000
Registry USA
Home Port Cameron, LA
Radio Call Sign WCZ7811




TDI-Brooks has over 20 years of vessel chartering and management experience and currently operates four research vessels, Gyre, Brooks McCall, Miss Emma McCall and Proteus. These are multi-use vessels suited for a wide variety of oceanographic research duties.

The Brooks McCall is U.S. registered, and services the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

The TDI-Brooks fleet is operated within a robust Safety Management System and all vessels are regularly vetted by client marine assurance groups and a part of the OCIMF Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID).

You can find the various certifications below for the R/V Brooks McCall: 


Revised 10/05/2022

Contact Us

TDI-Brooks International, Inc.
14391 S. Dowling Road
College Station, TX 77845

Phone: +1 (979) 693-3446