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AKER YARDS TO BUILD PSV FOR ISLAND OFFSHORE
4.10.2005

Aker Yards has signed a contract with Island Offshore VI K/S, a company within the Island Offshore Group in Ulsteinvik, Norway, to deliver a UT 776 E platform supply vessel. The value of the contract is NOK 235 million.

This is the 16th contract between the shipowner, Island Offshore Group in Ulsteinvik and Aker Yards. The hull for the PSV will be built in Romania. Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for March 2007.
 
Fast facts:
Vessel type:             UT 776 E, Platform Supply Vessel
Contract value:         NOK 235 million
Outfitting Yard:        Aker Yards, Brevik
Delivery time:           March 2007
Length and width:     93 meters long, 20 meters wide (breadth moulded)
Deadweight:             5 000 tons
Design:                   Rolls Royce Marine
 
For further information, please contact:
Håvard Ulstein, Man.Dir.,
Island Offshore Management AS                                   
+47 70 00 97 55
 
Tore Langballe, SVP Corporate Communications,
Aker Yards ASA           
+47 24 13 01 30
 
Lars Stärk, Managing Director
Aker Brevik                                                             
+47 91 85 05 60
 
 
                                                
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 and ferries, merchant vessels, offshore and specialized vessels. Aker Yards, with a turnover of NOK 12.5 bn. in 2004, comprises 13 yards in Norway, Finland, Germany, Romania and Brazil,  and has approximately 13.000 employees. www.akeryards.com

 
   
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