General – Offshore Supply Vessels
US-based Hornbeck Offshore Services has entered into definitive vessel purchase agreements with Edison Chouest Offshore to acquire a total of ten high-spec new generation offshore supply vessels.
Eight of the vessels are U.S.-flagged, Jones Act-qualified, 280 class DP-2 OSVs with capacities of circa 4,750 DWT.
The other two vessels are Mexican-flagged 240 class DP-2 OSVs with capacities of circa 3,200 DWT.
Upon completion of regulatory drydockings to be conducted by the Sellers, the Company expects to take serial deliveries of all ten vessels over the next 12 to 15 months, with the first vessel expected to be delivered within the next 90 days.