Laborde Marine Takes Delivery of New DP-2 Crewboat | 01-Dec-2014

New Orleans, LA

Laborde Marine is pleased to announce that it has taken delivery of a new build DP-2 crewboat to operate in the U. S. Gulf of Mexico. This new vessel, the G. Frederick Seemann, is a 175′ Breaux Bay Craft design with more than 16,000 gallons of fuel capacity, over 40,000 gallons of water capacity, and clear deck space of 2,650 square feet (106′ x 25′) capable of carrying 310 long tons of deck cargo. Powered by four (4) Caterpillar 3512B engines producing 6,300 total horsepower, the vessel is designed to attain a maximum speed of more than 27 knots. The two 375 horsepower bow thrusters, in conjunction with the main engines, provide excellent station keeping properties as well.

With a total passenger capacity of 72 and accommodations for 12, this vessel is designed to support almost any deepwater drilling or production reaction as well as the ability to work in shallow water operations. This vessel is also fitted with a full suite of electronics and systems to ensure safe and effective operations. As with all Laborde Marine vessels, the ISM compliant Laborde Safe Operations Procedures and HSE systems, along with the training crews receive, demonstrate not only Laborde Marine’s commitment to safe operations but also ensure that the vessel and her crew will meet the BSEE SEMS requirements. The G. Frederick Seemann will go on charter to Chevron shortly.

Laborde Marine Management, LLC was founded in 1995 and operates more than 20 vessels ranging from 260′ DP-2 platform support vessels, 210′ DP-1 equivalent platform support vessels and DP-2, DP-1 and conventional crewboats in the U. S. Gulf of Mexico.

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