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AKER YARDS TO BUILD PLATFORM SUPPLY VESSEL FOR VOLSTAD SHIPPING
6.4.2006

Volstad Shipping AS, Ålesund has confirmed an agreement with Aker Yards, for the building of a Platform Supply Vessel of ST-216L CD type.

This contract is the third, of this type to be delivered from Aker Yards to Volstad Shipping. The Contract value is approximately NOK 260 million. Delivery is scheduled for June 2008 from Aker Yards, Brattvaag.

The vessel has the designation ST-216L CD by Skipsteknisk AS, with focus on environmental friendly and safe operations.
 
 
Fast facts:
Vessel type                          ST-216L CD, PSV
Contract value                     Approx. NOK 260 million
Yard                                   Aker Yards, Brattvaag
Delivery time                       June 2008
Length and width                 93.40 m., 19.2 m.
Design                                 Skipsteknisk AS
Cargo capacity                    5000 tonnes
 
 
 
 
 
For further information please contact:
 
Tore Langballe, SVP Corporate Communications Aker Yards ASA         +47 90 77 78 41
 
Magne Håberg, SVP Marketing and Sales, Offshore & Specialized Vessels, tel:         +47 91 51 02 31
 
 
 
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, offshore & specialized vessels. Aker Yards, with an annual turnover of euro 2 bn, comprises 13 yards in Norway, Finland, Germany, Romania and Brazil and has approximately 13,000 employees.
 
Aker Yards is part of the Aker Group www.akerasa.com, a leading multi-industry powerhouse with more than 40,000 employees and EUR 7.5 billion revenues. Aker owns 50.4 per cent of Aker Yards, and the group is also a significant
participant in the oil & gas business as well as the fisheries industry.

 
   
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