Two Offshore Support Vessels (OSVs) of 310 Class, have been ordered by Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. seated in Panama City, FL, Marinelog writes.
The vessels will be DP-2 classed and incorporate the STX Marine SV 310 design.
With this order Eastern Shipbuilding Group now has 10 vessels under contract with HOS.
Hornbeck Offshore Services, one of the leading providers of Support Vessels for offshore oil and gas industry, primarily in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, recently signed as shipbuilding contract ordering six OSVs from Bollinger Shipyard.
HOS announced construction of two additional OSVs from 320 Class, thus exercising an option for extended order from a previously signed contract, assigned to VT Halter Marine Inc.
World Maritime News Staff, October 16, 2012; Image: STX Marine