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AKER YARDS TO BUILD PLATFORM SUPPLY VESSEL FOR ISLAND OFFSHORE
20.2.2006

Aker Yards has signed a contract with Island Offshore VIII KS, a company within the Island Offshore Group in Ulsteinvik, Norway, to deliver a UT 755 LN platform supply vessel. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 150 million.

This is the 17th contract between the shipowner, Island Offshore in Ulsteinvik and Aker Yards. The hull for the platform supply vessel will be built in Romania and the vessel will be outfitted in Brevik. Delivery is scheduled for September 2007.
 
Fast facts
Vessel type:                                  UT 755 LN, Platform Supply Vessel
Contract value:                               Approx. NOK 150 million
Outfitting yard:                               Aker Yards, Brevik
Delivery time:                                 September 2007
Lenght and width:                           74 meters long, 16 meters wide
Deadweight:                                  3 200 tons
Design:                                         Rolls Royce Marine
 
 
For further information, please contact:
Håvard Ulstein, Managing Director, Island Offshore Management AS            +47 70 00 97 55
Lars Stärk, Mangaing 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 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

 
   
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