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Hitt og þetta 24. apríl 2006

Aker Yards ASA wins NOK290m new building contract from The Great Eastern Shipping Company

Nordic Business Report-April 24, 2006-Aker Yards ASA wins NOK290m new building contract from The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd
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The Norwegian shipbuilder Aker Yards ASA said on Monday (24 April) that it had secured an order to build two new platform supply vessels (PSV) for Greatship (India) Limited, part of the Indian group The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd.

The NOK290m contract covers the construction of two PSVs of the type UT 755 LN.

The vessels will be delivered in July and October 2008.

One Norwegian krone (NOK) is worth approximately 0.08 British pounds (GBP).

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