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    More newbuilds delivered to Hornbeck Offshore

    Vessel & ROV News // October 25, 2002
    Hornbeck Offshore has announced that it has taken delivery of two more newbuilds, in addition to the supply vessel Brimstone, which was delivered during the second quarter of 2002.

    The Brimstone, a 265ft vessel was delivered on June 13th and immediately commenced service under a fixed time charter with one of the company's existing customers, a large international exploration and production company.

    The first of latest pair of newbuilds delivered to the company is the Stormridge, a 265ft class DP-2 offshore supply vessel, which was built by Alambama shipyards and has also commenced service under a fixed time charter with a major oil company, the contract having an initial three-month term.

    More recently, Hornbeck Offshore also took delivery of the Sandstorm, another 265ft class DP-2 vessel.

    In May Hornbeck Offshore Services signed a definitive agreement with Leevac Industries for the construction of the first four vessels of its recently announced eight-vessel newbuild program. The contract provides for the delivery of an initial four 240ftDP-2 class deepwater offshore supply vessels during the second half of 2003.

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