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AKER YARDS TO BUILD PLATFORM SUPPLY VESSEL FOR VOLSTAD SHIPPING
22.7.2005

Aker Yards has signed a contract with Volstad Shipping AS, Ă…lesund, for the building of a Platform Supply Vessel worth approximately NOK 250 million. Delivery is scheduled for February 2007 from Brattvaag Skipsverft.

The vessel has the designation ST 216 L by Skipsteknisk AS, with focus on environmentally friendly and safe operations.
 
The vessel will be 93.4 meters long, 19.2 meters wide, and will have a maximum cargo capacity of 5000 tonnes. The hull will be built in Romania.
 
The contract also includes an optional agreement for a similar vessel.
 
 
For further information please contact:
 
Tore Langballe
SVP Corporate Communications, Aker Yards ASA
+47 90 77 78 41
 
 
Fast facts:
Vessel type:                         Platform Supply Vessel, ST 216 L
Contract value:                      NOK 250 million
Yard:                                    Aker Brattvaag: Brattvaag Skipsverft
Delivery time:                        February 2007
Length and width:                  93.4 meters long, 19.2 meters wide
Maximum cargo capacity:      5000 tonnes
Design:                                 ST 216 L by Skipsteknisk AS
 
 
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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