Ship Photos of the Day – New Ultra-Light Intervention Vessel MV Brandon Bordelon

Today's ship photos show Bordelon Marine's new MV Brandon Bordelon, a DP2 Ultra-light Intervention Vessel (ULIV). The vessel is the latest in the company's Stingray series, which are all built at Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders in Houma, Louisiana. The highly specialized vessel was delivered this month and features a helideck, a 60 ton AHC crane with 3000m of wire, POB (60), … [Read more...]

Fire on the Water After Offshore Supply Vessel Hits Production Platform

The 260-foot DP2 offshore supply vessel Connor Bordelon allided with the fixed production platform at South Timbalier (ST) Block 27IA this morning roughly 5 miles south of the Port Fourchon jetties.  The incident occurred at approximately 4:30 AM local time, according to an emailed statement by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). "There was a fire on … [Read more...]