August 31 2014

BOURBON CORMORANT Successfully Delivered

31 August 2014


Grandweld Shipyards has successfully delivered the fifth of six Seismic Support Vessels for Bourbon Offshore on August 14th, 2014. The 53.8M vessels will utilize a hybrid propulsion system which provides the flexibility to operate with high efficiency under all operating conditions through variable propulsion modes including diesel mechanical, diesel electrical and hybrid mode. Depending on the operating condition, the vessel will operate in the optimum propulsion mode resulting in significant fuel savings and reduction in CO2 emissions. The vessel will assist in seismic operations such as towing, chasing, and transferring offshore supplies.