ABEILLE BOURBON (ARS) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Auxiliary

Country of Origin: France

A contract was awarded in November 2003 to Abeilles International for the construction and operation (over eight years) of the two vessels.  The ABEILLE BOURBON class is officially classified as remorques d'intervention, d'assistance et de sauvetage, or response, assistance and salvage tugs (RAIS). They are also known as emergency towing vessels (ETVs). Their stated mission is to provide assistance operations in maritime areas with heavy traffic. The ABEILLE BOURBON...


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