Aker Yards has confirmed an optional agreement with Volstad Shipping AS, Ålesund, for the building of a Platform Supply Vessel worth approximately NOK 250 million. Delivery is scheduled for September 2007 from Aker Yards, Brattvaag.
The vessel has the designation ST 216 L-CD by Skipsteknisk AS, with focus on environmental friendly and safe operations.
The hull will be built in Romania.
An illustration of the vessel is attached.
Vessel type ST 216 L-CD, PSV
Contract value Approx. NOK 250 million
Yard Aker Yards, Brattvaag
Delivery time September 2007
Length and width 93.40 m., 19.2 m.
Design Skipsteknisk AS
Cargo capacity 5000 tonnes
For further information please contact:
SVP Corporate Communications
Aker Yards ASA
+47 90 77 78 41
Aker Yards is an international shipbuilding group focusing on sophisticated vessels and is one of the world's five largest shipbuilders. 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