Aker Yards has entered into a contract with GEO ASA for the building of an ROV Support Vessel.
The value of the contract is approximately NOK 400 million.
The vessel will be built by Aker Yards in Brazil, with delivery scheduled for May 2008, and is of the design Aker ROV 06, designed by Aker Yards Project.
The vessel is of 106 meters length x 21 meters breadth, accommodation for 100 persons, equipped with a 140 tonnes offshore crane, and will have DP Class 2.
For further information, please contact:
Tore Langballe, Aker Yards ASA
Tel.: +47 907 77 841
Aker Yards 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 and ferries, merchant vessels, offshore and specialized vessels. Aker Yards, with a turnover of NOK 16.6 bn. in 2005, comprises 13 yards in Norway, Finland, Germany, Romania and Brazil and has approximately 13,000 employees. www.akeryards.com