Bourbon orders six new Surfer crewboats for its West Africa operations

Surfer crewboat

Bourbon Mobility, the Paris-headquartered Bourbon Group’s offshore oil and gas personnel transfer business, has ordered six new interfield Surfer crewboats for its West Africa operations. Designed by Marseille based naval architecture firm Mauric, they will be built by Piriou Shipyards.

Carrying over1 million people transported each year, the Bourbon Mobility fleet has a total capacity of about 5,500 seats

Bourbon described the new crewboat order as “a major investment in renewing its fleet” but...

https://www.marinelog.com/offshore/bourbon-orders-six-new-surfer-crewboats-for-its-west-africa-operations/

Bourbon taps French yard for new crewboats for West Africa operations

Rendering of a crewboat ordered by Bourbon Mobility from French shipbuilder Piriou

Bourbon Mobility, the Bourbon Group company that specialises in crew transfer services for the oil and gas industry, has selected French shipbuilder Piriou for the construction of six crewboats in a series. The six crewboats will support the Bourbon Mobility fleet operating in West Africa. Each...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/offshore-world/offshore-operations-maintenance/crew-transfer/bourbon-taps-french-yard-for-new-crewboats-for-west-africa-operations/

Passenger Vessel News Roundup | February 1 – US, UK, Australian and South Korean ferry orders

Orders have been placed for new ferries for operation in various regions. Interestingly, three of the four vessels mentioned in this roundup are catamarans that are each capable of seating at least 300 passengers and reaching speeds of over 25 knots. South Korean operator orders fast catamaran...

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LIDER PRESTIJ (ex-Beniamino Carnevale) successfully towed from Italy to Turkey

After a first attempt failed because the tug TEDY experienced a tow line break in high seas after departing from the port of Naples, LIDER PRESTIJ, built in 1992 and formerly known as BENIAMINO CARNEVALE, has now been successfully towed to Turkey. Aegean Tugs Shipping Co. publicly announced that...

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VESSEL REVIEW | Niani – Senegalese Navy acquires missile-armed offshore patrol vessel

The Senegalese Navy has taken delivery of the second in a series of three offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) built by French shipyard Piriou. Named Niani, the second Walo-class OPV utilises a design developed by the Kership joint venture of Piriou and compatriot shipbuilder the Naval Group. The vessel...

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VESSEL REVIEW | JLD Virginie – France’s Atlantique Maritime Services expands crewboat fleet

French shipowner Atlantique Maritime Services (AMS) has expanded its fleet of offshore support vessels with the recent acquisition of a catamaran crewboat supplied by compatriot company Piriou. Named JLD Virginie, the multi-functional vessel was built in Piriou’s Vietnam shipyard and will serve offshore wind customers in France and in other European countries. Construction was done […]

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Maritime Security Vessel News Roundup | November 15 – Senegalese and Greek patrol ships plus new Australian corvette and reconnaissance boat series

The Senegalese Navy acquires an offshore patrol vessel while the Hellenic Coast Guard taps a Finnish manufacturer for new boats. In Australia, a new corvette class is being proposed for local manufacture while a partnership unveils a tactical watercraft for littoral operations. Senegalese Navy takes delivery of second patrol vessel in series The Senegalese Navy […]

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