Aker Yards has signed a contract with Nordcapital, Germany, to deliver two UT-776 CD Platform supply vessels. The total value of the contract is approximately NOK 680 million.
The hulls for the vessels will be built at Aker Yards in Romania, and outfitted at Aker Yards in Norway. Delivery of the vessels is scheduled for the 3rd quarter of 2009 and 1st quarter of 2010.
The contract also includes an option for two similar vessels for delivery in the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2010.
"We are very pleased to win another contract for Nordcapital. By this, we have 10 vessels in our order book for delivery to our customer in Germany" says President of Offshore & Specialized Vessels in Aker Yards, Mr. Roy Reite.
Vessel type: Platform Supply Vessel
Length: 93,0 m
Beam: 20 m
Dead weight: 4.000 tons
Design: UT-776 CD, Rolls Royce Marine
For further information please contact:
Aker Yards ASA
Tore Langballe, SVP Communications & IR
phone +47 24 13 01 30
Aker Yards, Offshore & Specialized Vessels
Hege Anita Akselvoll, Communications Manager
phone +47 71 18 35 34
Stefanie Rother, Head of press
phone +49 40 3008 2624
Aker Yards ASA is an international shipbuilding group focusing on sophisticated vessels. The group has a strong position both in terms of innovation, product range, technology, experience and capacity. The product range includes cruise vessels & ferries, merchant vessels, offshore & specialized vessels. Aker Yards comprises 17 yards in Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Romania and Ukraine. Aker Yards has approximately 20,000 employees. www.akeryards.com
The Nordcapital Group is active in Shipping, Real Estate and Private Equity. Since its foundation in 1992, Nordcapital has realised a total investment volume of some 5.1 billion euros for private and institutional investors. There are more than 40,000 investors holding 2.1 billion euros equity capital in Nordcapital funds. www.nordcapital.com