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AKER YARDS TO BUILD FIVE CONTAINER VESSELS FOR NSB
19.5.2005

WISMAR / ROSTOCK-WARNEMÜNDE, 19 MAY 2005: Aker Yards has been awarded contracts to build five container vessels of the newly developed type Aker CS 1900. The ships will be managed by NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft mbh & Co. KG in Buxtehude (Germany) and each vessel will be owned by single purpose companies. The total contract value is approximately EUR 190 million. Aker Yards delivered two container vessels of the type MTW 2500 to NSB in 2002.

 
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
 

 
   
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