Bibby Subsea charters vessel from Bordelon MarineVessel & ROV News // January 8, 2015
Bibby Offshore’s Houston-based division, Bibby Subsea, has signed a three year contract with Bordelon Marine to charter a new vessel.
Brandon Bordelon is an ultra-light intervention vessel (ULIV) and will commence a three year charter in August 2015 primarily operating in the Gulf of Mexico.
The purpose-built, high specification vessel will provide a versatile and cost effective approach to a variety of operations, including IMR operations (inspection, maintenance and repair), light construction, survey and inspection work.
Andrew Duncan, President and Managing Director of Bibby Subsea, said: “Signing a contract with Bordelon Marine for this new ULIV allows us to offer clients a cost effective and efficient alternative to other options currently available in the light intervention market.
“Over the past 10 years Bibby Offshore has established a significant international presence and is a leading provider of IMR support and subsea construction services in the UK North Sea, with a proven track record of providing quality assets and people to their established client base. We are committed to bringing those principles to the Americas region.”
Wes Bordelon, president and CEO of Bordelon Marine commented: “The contract with Bibby Subsea underpins our commitment to providing a first class service to the Gulf of Mexico region and significantly increases our offering to this highly specialised market. As a family owned business ourselves, we are aligned with Bibby Offshore’s ethos to provide excellence while maintaining the health, safety and well-being of our customers, colleagues and the environment.”