On August 13, 2021, Black Marlin Marine, LLC (Black Marlin) signed a bareboat charter agreement with Laborde Brothers Crewboats, LLC to bareboat charter the M/V Horizon Runner.  The vessel is a 165’ fast supply/crewboat currently working in the Gulf of Mexico. Black Marlin is a minority-owned business with a Mentor-Protégé Agreement established with Laborde Marine Management, LLC.

Arnold Baker, President of Black Marlin, made the following statement:

“The team at Black Marlin is grateful to Laborde Marine for its dedication to improving the involvement of minority businesses in the oil and gas marine operations sector of the Gulf of Mexico.  We look forward to the future growth in this sector as we focus on both safety and quality services for our customers.”