September 26, 2006
No Rita damage to Horneck Offshore fleet
Hornbeck Offshore services says it has experienced no damage to any of its vessels as a result of Hurricane Rita--including those of shorelines, waterways and the outer continental shelf closer to the impacted area. 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.
No physical damage related to Hurricane Rita occurred to the company's corporate headquarters in Covington, La, which is now fully operational.
All electrical power, Internet connectivity and telecommunications service have been restored since Hurricane Katrina caused a loss of utilities/
All Hornbeck executives and other Covington-based personnel have returned from their temporary post-Katrina work locations and may now be reached through normal communication channels. All temporary offices and temporary telephone numbers previously established by the company for Hornbeck executives are no longer in use.