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AKER YARDS TO BUILD PLATFORM SUPPLY VESSELS FOR GULF OFFSHORE
22.3.2007

Aker Yards has entered into a contract with Gulf Offshore NS. Ltd. for building of two Platform Supply Vessels based of the Aker design PSV 09 CD. The total value of the contract is approximately NOK 530 million. Delivery is scheduled in 4Q 2009 and 2Q 2010.

The vessels will be equipped with dynamic positioning, diesel electric propulsion and will have the class notation Clean Design. The vessels are designed for good sea keeping performance, low fuel consumption and environmental friendly operations.
 
In the past Gulf Offshore has been involved in more than 30 contracts with Aker Yards. With this contract, four of the vessels in order by Gulf Offshore are of Aker Yards design.
 
The hulls for the vessels will be built at Aker Yards in Romania and outfitted at Aker Yards in Norway.
 
Fast facts:
Vessels type: Platform Supply Vessel
Length: 86,6 m
Beam: 19 m
Cargo capacity dwt.: 4850 ton
Design: Aker PSV 09 CD

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, Communications Manager, phone +47 71 18 35 34
 
 
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 & 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.
 

 
   
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