Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has launched the HOS BLACK WATCH (Hull 208) on Friday June 6, 2014 for Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC.
The HOS BLACK WATCH is Eastern’s fourth vessel in Hornbeck Offshore’s HOSMAX 310 class series.
Chief Engineer Dennis Martin, Senior Fleet Assessor, a longtime employee of Hornbeck Offshore along with his wife Sherra had the honors of christening the vessel.
Take a look at how the hull was splashed at the shipyard:
The HOS BLACK WATCH is a Diesel-Electric powered, twin-drive propelled OSV.
These vessels are capable of a maximum speed of 14 knots with a cruising speed of 12 knots. The fully integrated bridge is arranged for increased visibility and features the latest technology in navigation, communication equipment.
Press Release, July 1, 2014