Aker Kvaerner: Record high operating result

Aker Kvaerner reports record high operating results in the period. The EBITDA for the second quarter was NOK 733 million, is an increase of 66 percent compared to the second quarter of 2005. New contract awards in the Subsea, Product & Technology segment and growth in existing contracts, resulted in a NOK 15.2 billion order intake and an order backlog of NOK 56 billion at the end of June 2006.