U.S.'s Eastern Shipbuilding Christen, Launch Hornbeck OSV

Press Release
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
OSV Launch : Photo courtesy of Eastern Shipbuilding

Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) 'Red Dawn' has been launched from the Eastern Shipbuilding Group's Allanton facility.

Attending from Hornbeck was Todd Hornbeck, President & CEO,  and Carl Annessa, Executive Vice President & COO, along with 12 senior members of the Hornbeck Team witnessing the launch of the first of ten HOSMAX Offshore Supply Vessels under contract with Eastern.

Captain Billy Haugh, who will be taking the vessel to sea as Master once it delivers later this year, and his wife Shandale had the honor of christening the vessel. Eastern’s President, Brian D’Isernia said a few words about the bright future of Shipbuilding in the United States and the Offshore Marine Industry prior to the launch. Deacon Earl Mirus of Saint John’s Catholic Church located in Panama City, Florida performed the blessing of the vessel.

The first four vessels have been designated as the HOSMAX 300 series by Hornbeck Offshore and are approved USCG, ABS, SOLAS, DPS‐2, AC Diesel‐Electric powered, twin Z‐drive propelled OSV’s measuring 292’x64’x24’‐6”.

The Red Dawn is the first of four HOSMAX 300 Offshore Support Vessels under contract, and the remaining six vessels under contract are the larger 302’x64’x26’ designated HOSMAX 310 Offshore Support Vessels.

STX Canada Marine provided the design for both vessels which is the basis for the very successful and proven Eastern Shipbuilding “Tiger Shark Class” series.

Hornbeck Offshore Services has made the commitment to service the anticipated increase in deepwater and ultra‐deepwater drilling activity in all three of its core geographic markets of the US Gulf of Mexico, Brazil and Mexico.

Maritime Reporter February 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Zvezda Shipyard Comes Up Despite Western Sanctions

German and Finnish partners continue to build Russia’s Far Eastern “Zvezda” shipyard for Arctic oil exploration ships, in spite of Western sanctions, reports Sputnik.

Zamakona Yards' Commitment to Well-being

Recently employees of Zamakona Yards participated in a training course for maintaining Health, Safety and Environment (HSE). The theoretical practice focused on working at heights,

Ferus Smit to Launch Newbuild Bulker

Ferus Smit will launch newbuild bulk carrier Arklow Breeze on Friday, March 20 at Westerbroek.   Arklow Breeze is the sixth and last vessel of a series to be

Offshore

Hercules Offshore Shares Fall 33%

Drilling contractor Hercules Offshore Inc's shares fell as much as 33 percent to a record low on Friday, a day after Deutsche Bank cut its price target on the company's stock to $0.

Brightoil Reports Steady Growth in Interim Results

Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Limited announced its interim results for the six months ended December 31, 2014, reporting steady growth over the period.   During the period,

Mexico Approves 5 Shallow Water Areas in Round One Oil Tender

Mexico has approved the terms for five shallow water areas containing around 355 million barrels of oil equivalent as part of its Round One tender to open up the country's oil fields,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1679 sec (6 req/sec)