The Abeille Bourbon
The Abeille Bourbon is an emergency towing vessel or tugboat. She operates on the high seas and is 80 metres long with a towing capacity of 200 tonnes of force. It has a crew of 12 and was designed by the Norwegian naval architect Sigmund Borgundv g. The ship was christened by Bernadette Chirac in April 2005 in the presence of godfather Jacques de Chateauvieux. The Abeille Bourbon belongs to Abeilles International and is a unit of the Bourbon Group, which is chartered by the French government. The Abeille Bourbon is a sister ship of the Abeille Libert . Tugboats are traditionally named for their activities around the ships they assist.
The Abeille Bourbon Ship Model
The materials used in the construction of the Abeille Bourbon ship model are carefully hand-picked and prepared. The model is constructed using the plank-on-frame construction method. The finishing touches are made with polished metal fittings and hand-stitched leather covers. The Abeille Bourbon ship model is one of our manufacturer’s majestic ships. It is one of the new models in our catalogue. It is also important to know that all the models are ready to be displayed and come with a wooden base and a brass nameplate.
Our manufacturers are made up of a highly skilled and experienced team of more than 30 craftsmen. They work from precise, original plans and carefully selected materials. The workshop covers all stages of model boat building, hull assembly, rope laying, sail cutting, part carving and wood varnishing. A first prototype is always created for validation before the final models are produced.