Bourbon Offshore saw activities diminish 20 percent in 2020

One of the world's biggest offshore ship operators, Bourbon Offshore, settled a comprehensive restructuring one month ago. But the group now acknowledges that the offshore market dwindled significantly last year. ShippingWatch sat down with CEO Gaël Bodénès.

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The white mask covering the lower part of the face of Gaël Bodénès explains more than the fact that Bourbon Offshore's CEO is observing the French Covid-19 restrictions.

For the Marseilles-headquartered offshore company, the pandemic of 2020 with all its precautions and restrictions meant that what started with fragile indications of a recovery ended with another severe downturn for the industry.

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