Research Vessel Gyre


The R/V GYRE is a multi-use vessel suited for a wide variety of oceanographic research duties. The GYRE is available for projects in Mexico, Northern South America (NSA) and West Africa. The GYRE is outfitted for 2DHR for site surveys, newly installed MBES (EM302/304), 20m Jumbo Piston Coring (JPC), 40m CPT-Stinger acquisition, deepwater geochemical and geotechnical coring, environmental assessments, metocean, heat flow and environmental baseline studies (EBS).


The R/V GYRE is equipped with satellite communications (phone and internet access), differential GPS, two heavy-duty hydraulically-actuated A-Frames with high-speed winches for geotechnical coring 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.

Principal Specifications

Operator TDI-Brooks International, Inc.
MMSI 577275000
Registry Vanuatu, Port Vila
Home Port Freeport, TX
Radio Call Sign YJYX5


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 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 for the R/V Gyre below:

Contact Us

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

Phone: +1 (979) 693-3446