Rigdon Receives Rigdon Yellowfin

Thursday, April 12, 2007
Larry Rigdon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rigdon Marine, announced that Rigdon Marine Corporation has officially entered the Crewboat and Fast Supply Vessel market with the delivery yesterday of the RIGDON YELLOWFIN.

The RIGDON YELLOWFIN was delivered by C&G Boatworks of Mobile, Alabama. Mrs. Margot Jackson christened the RIGDON YELLOWFIN before it was immediately deployed under long term contract to a major oil company in the Gulf of Mexico.

“The christening of our first Crewboat marks the beginning of another very exciting chapter in the history of Rigdon Marine Corporation,” said Larry Rigdon. “Today, we are even better positioned to meet the needs of our clients through a wider range of modern, technologically advanced vessels. Furthermore, we greatly appreciate the effort and commitment to quality demonstrated by C&G Boat works in Mobile, Alabama for delivering another fine vessel.”

The RIGDON YELLOWFIN is 155 feet by 29 feet by 14 feet and is powered by four (4) x Cummins KTA 50 M3 engines, capable of 1,800 hp each. The vessel features a huge cargo capacity above and below deck, capable of carrying 50,000 gallons of water, 35,000 gallons of fuel, and over 220 Long Tons of deck cargo on a 100’ x 25’ free back deck. “It should be noted,” says Larry Rigdon, “the RIGDON YELLOWFIN is amazingly the smallest of the nine crewboats that we currently have under construction for the US market.”

Maritime Reporter March 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Tanker Trends

GasLog Acquires 2 BG Group's Carriers

GasLog Ltd. completed the acquisition of two LNG carriers from Methane Services Limited (“MSL”), a subsidiary of BG Group plc (“BG”), which was previously announced on December 22, 2014.

Shipping Confidence Hits 2.5 Year Low

Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to their lowest level for two-and-a-half years in February 2015, according to the latest Shipping Confidence

DryShips to Sell its Suezmax Tanker Fleet

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS), has announced  that it has entered into firm sales agreements with entities controlled by the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1025 sec (10 req/sec)