May 16, 2007
Bourbon Offshore orders Damen ASD tugs
Bourbon Offshore and Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, Netherlands, have signed a contract for the construction and delivery of four Damen ASD Tugs 3213.
Damen says this tug is its latest development and "the top of the range with a bollard pull of in excess of 83 metric tons."
The tugs are well equipped and designed for both offshore and terminal operations including fire-fighting equipment based on Fi-Fi I requirements.
The delivery of the first two vessels is scheduled for July 2009 and the remaining two vessels will be delivered in December 2009.