Silja Oy Ab and Aker Finnyards have signed a letter of intent (LOI) for the order of two ro-pax vessels.
The value of the two vessels is approximately EUR 205 million. Delivery is planned for second and third quarter 2007.
Yrjö Julin, President, +358 40 751 7940
Sinikka Railo, Communications Manager, +358 40 512 0253
Aker Yards ASA
Tore Langballe, SVP Communications and Investor Relations, +47 24 13 01 30
Aker Yards is an international shipbuilding group focusing on sophisticated vessels and is one of the world's five largest shipbuilders. 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 12.5 bn. in 2004, comprises 13 yards in Norway, Finland, Germany, Romania and Brazil and has approximately 13,000 employees. www.akeryards.com