Nordic Business Report-August 21, 2006-Aker Yards ASA receives new PSV contract from Farstad Supply AS
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The Norwegian shipbuilder Aker Yards ASA said on Monday (21 August) that it has received a new shipbuilding contract from Farstad Supply AS, part of Farstad Shipping ASA.
The contract, valued at approximately NOK320m, covers the construction of a new platform supply vessel (PSV) of the type UT 751 CD.
The hull of the vessel will be built at Aker Yards' facility in Braila, Romania, while the outfitting will be completed at Aker Yards in Brevik, Norway.
The vessel is scheduled for delivery in January 2009.
The current contract is Farstad Shipping's 21st contract with Aker Yards.
One Norwegian krone (NOK) is worth approximately 0.09 British pounds (GBP).
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