Groupe Bourbon backs $125 million Rigdon PSV program
The newbuildings involved are a $125 million series of 10 deepwater Platform Support Vessels designed by Groupe Bourbon and Guido Perla and Associates. Deliveries are slated to start in the first quarter of 2004 and extend to the third quarter of 2005.
The agreement announced yesterday sees the boats being offered on the U.S. market by Rigdon Marine and marketed internationally by Groupe Bourbon.
[Foreign investment in Jones Act tonnage is among the items on the agenda at our Shipbuilding Decisions conference in Washington, DC, December 10 & 11, 2002.]