Aker Yards has signed a contract with Farstad Supply AS, a company within Farstad Shipping ASA in Ålesund, Norway, to deliver an UT 751 E platform supply vessel. The value of the contract is approx NOK 300 million.
This is the 17th contract between the shipowner Farstad Shipping ASA and Aker Yards. The hull for the PSV will be built in Romania and outfitted at Aker Yards, Brevik.
Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for July 2007.
Vessel type: UT 751 E, Platform Supply Vessel
Contract value: NOK 300 million
Outfitting Yard: Aker Yards, Brevik
Delivery time: July 2007
Length and width: 93 meters long, 21 meters wide (breadth moulded)
Deadweight: 4.500 tons
Design: Rolls Royce Marine
For further information, please contact:
Karl Johan Bakken , Managing Director, Farstad Shipping ASA +47 901 05 697
Torstein L. Stavseng, CFO, Farstad Shipping ASA +47 911 07 001
Tore Langballe, SVP Corporate Communications, Aker Yards ASA +47 24 13 01 30
Lars Stärk, Managing Director Aker Brevik +47 91 85 05 60
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