Aker Yards has confirmed an optional agreement with Siem Offshore Inc for the building of two Platform Supply Vessels. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 275 million. Delivery is scheduled for second quarter 2007 from Aker Yards, Aukra.
The vessels are of Vik Sandvik design, VS 470 Mk II. The vessels will be equipped with dynamic positioning, special product tanks, azimuth thrusters and accommodation for 34 persons.
Please see attachment for an illustration of the vessel.
Vessel type: PSV, VS 470 Mk II
Contract value: Approx. NOK 275 million
Yard: Aker Yards AS
Delivery time: Second quarter 2007
Design: Vik Sandvik
For further information please contact:
Tore Langballe, SVP Corporate Communications Aker Yards ASA +47 90 77 78 41
Terje Sørensen, CEO Siem Offshore AS +47 38 14 30 06
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