More newbuilds delivered to Hornbeck OffshoreVessel & ROV News // October 25, 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.