Aker Yards has signed a contract in excess of USD 30 million to build an Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS) for Finarge de Navegação do Brasil, a company of Rimorchiatori Riuniti Group.
The vessel will be delivered in November 2007 from Aker Yards in Brazil.
Aker AH 05, Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel
Bollard Pull Approx. 145Tons
Yard Aker Promar, Niteroi, Brazil
Delivery time November 2007
Length 74.30 meters
ABS +A1, +AMS,(E), Offshore Support Vessel, AH,Towing Vessel, +ACCU, DP1(IMO 1)
Deadweight Appx: 2500 t at depth 6.5 m
Design Aker Yards Project
For further information, please contact:
Tore Langballe, SVP Corporate Communications and IR +47 24 13 01 30
Magne Håberg, SVP Sales and Marketing, Offshore & Specialized Vessels +47 915 10 231
Aker Yards ASA
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