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AKER YARDS TO BUILD ANCHOR HANDLING TUG SUPPLY VESSELS FOR REM OFFSHORE ASA
4.5.2007

Aker Yards has entered into a contract with REM Con AS a subsidiary of REM Offshore ASA for building of two AHTS vessels. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 1.4 billion in total.

The vessels are Anchor Handling Supply Vessels, based on the Aker Yards design AH 12. Delivery is scheduled in Q1 2010, and Q2 2010. The vessels will have a bollard pull in excess of 300 tons, and will be outfitted with a triple drum winch of 500 tons. Accommodation is planned for 70 persons.
 
"We are very proud to be able to contribute to the dynamic expansion of REM Offshore's fleet" says President of Offshore & Specialized Vessels in Aker Yards, Mr Roy Reite
 
The hulls for the vessels will be built at Aker Yards in Romania, and outfitted at Aker Yards in Norway.
 
 
For further information please contact:
 
Aker Yards ASA
Tore Langballe, SVP Communications & IR, phone +47 24 13 01 30
 
Aker Yards, Offshore & Specialized Vessels
Hege Anita Akselvoll, Communication Manager, phone +47 71 18 35 34
 
 
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 17 yards in Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Romania and Ukraine. Aker Yards has approximately 20,000 employees.
 
Rem Offshore ASA operates within the offshore service business mainly focusing on sub sea operations, anchor handling and platform supply services from their main office in Fosnavaag, Herøy. Rem Offshore has approximately 170 employees, 6 vessels in operation and 12 ship building contracts in order for delivery in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
 

 
   
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