Aker Yards has signed a contract with DOF ASA, through its subsidiary DOFCON ASA, for the building of a Construction Vessel. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 500 million.
The vessel will be delivered by Aker Yards, Aukra in June 2009. This Construction Vessel is of Aker Yards design, called Aker OSCV 03 and is the second vessel of this design under construction for DOF. The vessel is 120 meters long and will be equipped with a large offshore crane. It will have DP Class 3.
Aker Yards, Aukra
Aker Yards design
An artist's impression of the vessel can be downloaded from: www.akeryards.com
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For further information please contact:
Aker Yards ASA
Tore Langballe, SVP Communications & IR, phone +47 24 13 01 30
Aker Yards, Offshore & Specialized Vessels
Hege Anita Akselvoll, Communication Manager, phone +47 70 21 06 00
Aker Yards ASA is an international shipbuilding group focusing on sophisticated vessels. The Group has a strong position in terms of innovation, product range, technology, experience, and capacity. The product range includes cruise ships & ferries, merchant vessels, and offshore & specialized vessels. Aker Yards comprises 17 yards in Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Romania and Ukraine. Aker Yards has approximately 20,000 employees. www.akeryards.com
Aker Yards is part of the Aker Group (www.akerasa.com), a leading multi-industry powerhouse with more than 50,000 employees and annual revenues of EUR 10 billion. Aker owns 50.4 percent of Aker Yards shares. The Aker Group is also a significant participant in the oil & gas business as well as the fisheries industry.