Bid4Assets, Inc., a full-service asset disposition and advisory services company, announced that it will auction a research vessel for the state of Georgia. The online auction will
be held through Sept. 27 on the Bid4Assets Web site, http://www.bid4assets.com. Bidding begins at $90,000.
Bid4Assets has been working with the state of Georgia to sell their surplus and retired assets since July 2000, conducting auction sales of construction equipment
, highway patrol cars and computer equipment.
The research vessel Blue Fin is owned by the university system of Georgia and operated by the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
. The 72-foot boat was built in 1972, and is located in Savannah, Ga. The vessel is equipped with wet and dry laboratory space, and features a global positioning system, a digital fathometer and a continuously recording suite of sensors that measure temperature, salinity and other water properties. Photos, specifications and other due diligence information is available at http://www.bid4assets.com. Bidders wishing to physically inspect this asset should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The state of Georgia continues
to demonstrate its commitment to innovative asset disposition solutions
. Through leveraging the Internet, we are able to expand reach, reduce costs and maximize returns to the taxpayer for the sale of this research vessel," said Bid4Assets' President, Jim Russell
. "Watermen and scientists alike have the ability to take advantage of this ideal opportunity to purchase a vessel at competitive prices."