STX Europe has signed a contract with "K" Line Offshore AS for building of four Platform Supply Vessels of STX Europe design. The total value of this contract is approximately NOK 1,4 billion.
"K" Line is one of the world's largest ship owners/operators, mainly focusing on Container, Car Carriers, Bulk, LNG and Tankers. "K" Line will now enter into the offshore market and this order on four PSV`s will together with the order for two Anchor Handlers AH 12 design earlier this autumn make a solid platform for this entrance.
Also these vessels are designed by STX Norway Offhore Design AS and are designed according to Clean Design class, and for good sea keeping performance, low fuel consumption and environmental friendly operations. The hull for the vessels will be built at STX Europe in Romania and outfitted at STX Europe in Norway.