STX Europe has entered into a new contract with Simon Møkster Rederi for the building of a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV). The vessel is of STX Europe PSV 09L CD design. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in Q1 2012.

Roy  Reite,  President  of  STX  Europe's  Offshore  &  Specialized  Vessels  business area,  says:  "I am very pleased that Simon Møkster Rederi again has placed a new building contract with STX Europe. With this contract, we have two Platform Supply Vessels under construction for delivery in 2011 and 2012 to Simon Møkster Rederi." 

The new vessel is arranged for regular platform supply duties. In addition it will be arranged for winterized operations with de-icing system and ice class, and also for rescue- and oil recovery operations. Some of the vessels features will be:


  • Oil Recovery in accordance with DNV and latest NOFO 2009 guidelines
  • Emergency towing arrangements.
  • Rescue of 300 persons in accordance with Norwegian Maritime Directorate (NMD)
  • Prepared for working in winterized areas.
  • Dynpos AUTR, dynamic positioning

The vessel is in particular designed for environmental friendly operations with focus on low fuel consumption, and in accordance with Clean Design requirements. Catalytic reactor exhaust system will be installed for reduced emissions to air. 

With  its  new  highly  optimized  hull  form  and  fore  ship  together  with  the  specified propulsion  configuration,  the  vessel  will  have  particularly  good  sea-keeping abilities, a fuel efficient transit mode and a good station keeping performance.
The  hull  will  be  built  at  STX  Europe  in  Romania,  and  outfitted  at the STX Europe's yard Søviknes.


Main Particulars:

Length overall: approx.  93.5 m

Breath moulded: approx. 19.0 m

Depth main deck: approx. 8.0 m

Deadweight: approx 4900. tons

Cargo deck area: approx. 1055 m2


STX Europe has in the past delivered six vessels to Simon Møkster Shipping; two anchor  handling  tug  supply  vessels,  three  platform  supply  vessels,  and  one  field support vessel. In addition one vessel was ordered earlier this year and is under construction.

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 For further information please contact:

STX Norway Offshore AS


Hege Anita Akselvoll 
Communications Manager 
Offshore & Specialized Vessels
Direct: +47 71 18 35 34 
Mobile: +47 91 69 00 51 
Roy Reite
Offshore & Specialized Vessels
Direct: +47 70 21 06 05 
Mobile: +47 90 11 08 07  
Simon Møkster Rederi AS


Anne Jorunn Møkster    

Managing Director (CFO)

Simon Møkster Rederi AS


Mobil: +47 90 88 44 31 

Office: +47 51 83 90 43


Idar Hillersøy

Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

Simon Møkster Rederi AS


Direct: +47 51 83 90 42

Mobile: +47 916 76 812



STX Europe is an international shipbuilding group which aims to be the leading builder of cruise and offshore vessels. The group has a strong position in terms of developing state-of-the-art concepts, technology, processes and products for customers around the world. STX Europe comprises 15 shipyards in Finland, France, Norway, Romania, Brazil and Vietnam. STX Europe has approx. 16 000 employees. Formerly known as Aker Yards, the group changed its name to STX Europe in November 2008.

STX Europe's principal shareholder, the international industrial group STX, has approximately 40 000 employees and aims to be a global top player in its core areas; shipping and trade, shipbuilding and machineries, plant and construction, and energy. 

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)

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