LEEVAC Shipyards Jennings LLC has signed contracts with Hornbeck Offshore Services LLC, an affiliate of Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc. of Covington, for the construction of two marine supply vessels.

“These will be the 23rd and 24th vessels to be built by LEEVAC for Hornbeck” said Christian Vaccari, president and CEO of LEEVAC Shipyards LLC, parent company of the Jennings subsidiary.

“This contract will bring our employment count to over 600 jobs in southwest Louisiana and extend our backlog into early 2016,” he said.