Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced that it has experienced no damage to any of its vessels as a result of Hurricane Katrina, including those currently under construction or conversion in various Gulf of Mexico shipyards
. In addition, the storm had no impact on the Company’s vessel charters. The Company’s new generation offshore supply vessel fleet continues to operate at pre-storm levels of 100% utilization.
Preliminary assessments indicate that no physical damage has occurred to the Company’s corporate headquarters in Covington, LA; however, the surrounding area is currently without electrical power, Internet connectivity and telecommunications service. Pending reinstatement of operational utilities,