Hornbeck Offshore Now Has 18 New Generation OSVs Stacked

Hornbeck Offshore, one of the largest operators of offshore supply vessels in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, revealed Thursday that the company has now stacked a total of 18 new generation OSVs, part of aggressive cost cutting measures undertaken by the company in response to tough market conditions. The number of stacked vessels is up 12 OSVs since last reported, the company … [Read more...]

Watch: HOS Warland Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

Last month, Hornbeck Offshore's multi-purpose supply vessel HOS Warland was launched from Eastern Shipbuilding's Allanton shipyard near Panama City, Florida. The shipbuilder released the following video this weekend of the launch: The VARD-designed, ABS-classed vessel measures 302 feet in length by 76 feet at the beam. She is 12 feet wider than other platform supply vessels … [Read more...]

Hornbeck Completes Sale of OSVs to U.S. Navy

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced Monday that it has closed the sale of three offshore supply vessels to the U.S. Navy. The type 250EDF OSVs - the HOS Arrowhead, the HOS Eagleview and the HOS Westwind - have been chartered to the U.S. Navy since their construction in 2008 and 2009, supporting the U.S. Navy's submarine fleet on the east and west coast of … [Read more...]

Video: HOS Black Rock Launch, Sea Trials and Interior

The HOS Black Rock was constructed by Eastern Shipbuilding and recently delivered to Hornbeck Offshore Services. The vessel delivered eleven days early and on-budget, was Eastern’s seventh delivery of a ten offshore support vessel contract and the third vessel designated as the HOSMAX 310 series of OSVs by Hornbeck Offshore. Each HOSMAX 310 vessel is a Diesel-Electric … [Read more...]

SPOTD: Warp Speed Through Port Fourchon

Hornbeck Offshore's 240-class offshore supply vessel HOS Bluewater and the 265-class HOS Brimstone were moored at Port Fourchon last night when an Edison Chouest boat hit warp speed through the channel. Image (c) Benjamin Moll. … [Read more...]