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AKER YARDS TO BUILD PLATFORM SUPPLY VESSELS FOR ISLAND OFFSHORE
6.7.2006

Aker Yards has signed a contract with Sneingen AS, a company within the Island Offshore Group in Ulsteinvik, Norway, to deliver two UT 755 LN platform supply vessels. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 320 million.

This is the 19th contract between the shipowner, Island Offshore in Ulsteinvik and Aker Yards. The hulls for the platform supply vessels will be built in Romania and the vessels will be outfitted in Brevik. Delivery is scheduled for primo May and primo July 2008.
 
 
 
 
Fast facts
 
 
Vessel type:  
UT 755 LN, Platform Supply Vessel
 
Contract value:                              
Approx. NOK 320 million
 
Outfitting yard:
Aker Yards, Brevik
 
Delivery time:
primo May and primo July 2008
 
Lenght and width:                          
74 meters long, 16 meters wide
 
Deadweight:                                  
3 200 tons
 
Design:                                          
Rolls Royce Marine
 
 
 
 
For further information, please contact:
 
Henning Sundet, Managing Director, Island Offshore Shipping AS                 +47 70 00 97 63
Lars Stärk, Managing Director, Aker Yards, Brevik                                          +47 91 85 05 60
Tore Langballe, SVP Corporate Communications, Aker Yards ASA,               +47 24 13 01 30
 
 
 
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 comprises 15 yards in Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Norway and Romania. Aker Yards has approximately 16,000 employees.
 
Aker Yards is part of the Aker Group (www.akerasa.com), a leading multi-industry powerhouse with more than 43,000 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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