Aker Yards to build large Construction Vessel for DOF

Aker Yards has signed a contract with DOF ASA, through its subsidiary DOFCON ASA, for the building of a large construction vessel. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 720 million.

The vessel will be built by Aker Yards in Brazil, with planned delivery May 2009. This large construction vessel is an Aker Yards design, called Aker OSCV 06 and is the fourth vessel of this design under construction to DOF. The vessel is 138 meters long and will be equipped with a 250 tonnes offshore crane. It will have DP Class 3.

Mr Roy Reite, responsible for the Offshore & Specialized Vessels business area in Aker Yards states in a comment:
“This contract confirms our long and good relationship with DOF. In our order book we now have thirteen vessels to be delivered to this innovative and dynamic owner.”