PARIS, May 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BOURBON confirms that the 3 Nigerian crew members abducted on board the Surfer 1440 off the coast of Nigeria on April 8, 2015, have been released. They are in good health and arrived at Port Harcourt on May 8, 2015.
This news comes as a great relief to all BOURBON employees as a whole, who share the joy of the families.
For obvious reasons of confidentiality, BOURBON shall not make any further comment.
Among the market leaders in marine services for offshore oil & gas, BOURBON offers the most demanding oil & gas companies a wide range of marine services, both surface and sub-surface, for offshore oil & gas fields and wind farms. These extensive services rely on a broad range of the latest-generation vessels and the expertise of more than 11,000 skilled employees. Through its 29 operating subsidiaries the group provides local services as close as possible to customers and their operations throughout the world, of the highest standards of service and safety.
BOURBON provides two operating Activities (Marine Services and Subsea Services) and also protects the French coastline for the French Navy.
In 2014, BOURBON'S revenue came to €1,346.4 million and as of March 31, 2015, the company operated a fleet of 501 vessels. Under the "BOURBON 2015 Leadership Strategy" plan, the group has built a vast fleet of innovative, high-performance mass produced offshore vessels.
Placed by ICB (Industry Classification Benchmark) in the "Oil Services" sector, BOURBON is listed on the Euronext Paris, Compartment A.
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