Aker Yards has entered into a contract with DOF Installer ASA based on the options given in the contract between the parties of 5th March 2007. This is the first of two possible options in the connection of the previous contract for building of 2 + 2 AHTS vessels. The value of this contract is approximately NOK 760 million.
The vessel is an Anchor Handling Supply Vessel based on the Aker Yards design AH 04 CD. Delivery is scheduled in Q4 2010. The vessel will have a bollard pull in excess of 350 tons, and will be outfitted with a triple drum winch of 500 tons. Accommodation is planned for 90 persons.
The hull for the vessel will be built at Aker Yards, Tulcea in Romania and outfitted at Aker Yards in Norway.
In the past DOF has been involved in more than 30 contracts with Aker Yards. With this contract, 14 of the vessels in order by DOF are of Aker Yards design.
Depth to main deck:
Anchor Handling Supply Vessel
Aker AH 04 CD
For further information please contact:
Aker Yards ASA
Elise Heidenreich, IR Manager & Analyst, phone +47 21 02 15 19
Aker Yards, Offshore & Specialized Vessels
Hege Anita Akselvoll, Communications Manager, phone +47 71 18 35 34
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 18 yards in Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Romania, Ukraine and Vietnam. Aker Yards has approximately 20,000 employees.