BOURBON announces the entry into service of the 500th vessel – the Bourbon Evolution 806, the 6th vessel of the 1st series of IMR2 vessels for the offshore industry.
This delivery validates BOURBON’s strategic decision to focus on achieving economies of scale through standardization and construction in series, thus offering its customers a reliable innovative fleet with optimized service quality: “We are delighted with the delivery of this 500th vessel, which reflects our commitment to provide the means to continue our development and to best serve the needs of our clients. We are now realizing the fruits of seeds sown over several years when we invested in a series of standardized vessels to achieve a global leadership position in our market,” says Gael Bodénès, Chief Operating Officer.
With the delivery of the 500th vessel, BOURBON currently has 6 Bourbon Evolution vessels in operation (and 4 more under construction) in this 1st series of IMR vessels positioned within the deepwater offshore market. With a class 3 dynamic positioning system, these highly reliable vessels have outstanding maneuverability and their backup equipment guarantees optimum safety.
June 25, 2014; Image: Bourbon