Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has launched another state-of-the-art vessel for Boldini S.A., Bravante Group of Brazil, the M/V BRAVANTE VII.
The christening and launching ceremony was held on December 20, 2013 at Eastern’s Nelson Street Facility with hundreds of employees and guests. Cristiana Marsillac, Bravante’s Offshore Director, had the honor of christening the vessel.
The BRAVANTE VII is the third of five DPS-2, AC Diesel-Electric powered PSV’s. The first vessel the BRAVANTE V was delivered in November 2013 and the BRAVANTE VI launched in August of 2013 with final delivery set for January 2014.
STX Canada Marine provided the STX SV290 design which is the basis for the very successful and proven Eastern Shipbuilding “Tiger Shark Class” series.
Group is currently under contract constructing a total of sixteen vessels of similar size and complexity for customers in the United States and in Brazil.
Eastern Shipbuilding, Decembar 30, 2013