STX Europe has entered into a contract with REM Con AS a subsidiary of REM Offshore ASA for building of two AHTS vessels. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 1.4 billion in total.
The vessels are Anchor Handling Supply Vessels, based on the STX Europe design AH 12. Delivery is scheduled in Q1 2010, and Q2 2010. The vessels will have a bollard pull in excess of 300 tons, and will be outfitted with a triple drum winch of 500 tons.
The hulls for the vessels will be built at STX Europe in Romania, and outfitted at STX Europe in Norway.