Aker Finnyards, part of Aker Yards, announces that it has agreed with Tallink Grupp AS to extend the option to purchase the third cruise ferry, scheduled for delivery in 2006.
Tallink Grupp AS and Aker Finnyards, have agreed to extend the option to October 31, 2004.
For more information, please contact:
Jyrki Heinimaa, Aker Finnyards tel. +358 2 836 4000
Aker Yards is an international shipbuilding group focusing on complex and sophisticated vessels and is Europe's largest and one of the world's five largest shipbuilders.Aker Yards has a strong position in terms of capacity, product range, technology and experience. The Company's product range includes offshore vessels, cruise and ferry vessels, other complex vessels and merchant vessels. The Group has 13 yards in four countries in Europe and in Brazil. Aker Yards had a turnover of NOK 16 bn. in 2003, and has approximately 14.500 employees. www.akeryards.com