USA: SEACOR Marine to Buy Eighteen Liftboats
SEACOR Marine LLC announced an agreement with Superior Energy Services L.L.C. to purchase 18 liftboats for $134 million plus working capital. The transaction is expected to close by the end of March 2012, subject to regulatory approvals. All of the liftboats are currently located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
U.S.-based SEACOR Marine, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc., operates a fleet of offshore marine support vessels, serving the global offshore oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide with operations and infrastructure concentrated in the United States, Latin America, North Sea, West Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.
World Maritime News Staff, February 23, 2012; Image: Superior Energy