Hitt og þetta 26. júlí 2007

Aker Yards to build Platform Supply Vessel for Portosalvo Ltd.

Aker Yards has entered into a contract with Portosalvo Ltd.for building of one Platform Supply Vessel based of the design Aker PSV 09 CD. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 310 million. Delivery is scheduled in 4Q 2010. Portosalvo Ltd. also have an option for one more identical vessel. Portosalvo Ltd is a UK based subsidiary of the Rimorchiatori Napoletani Group. See web site: www.rimnap.it. The vessel will be equipped with dynamic positioning, diesel electric propulsion and will have the class notation Clean Design. The vessels are designed for good sea keeping performance, low fuel consumption and environmental friendly operations. The hull for the vessel will be built at Aker Yards in Romania and outfitted at Aker Yards in Norway. Roy Reite in charge of Aker Yards' Offshore & Specialized Vessels business area, says: "I am very pleased that Portosalvo again has placed a newbuilding contract with Aker Yards. In the past Aker Yards have built two vessels for Portosalvo Ltd. whereas the last vessel was delivered in 2002". Fast facts Vessel type. Platform Supply Vessel Length 86,6 m Beam. 19 m Dwt. capacity. 4800 ton Design. Aker PSV 09 CD For further information please contact: Aker Yards ASA Tore Langballe, SVP Communications & IR, phone +47 24 13 01 30 Aker Yards, Offshore & Specialized Vessels Hege Anita Akselvoll, Communications Manager, phone +47 71 18 35 34 Portosalvo Ltd. Dott. Ing. Gianni Andrea de Domenico, Chairman. Mobile phone: +39 33 562 201 27 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 & ferries, merchant vessels and offshore & specialized vessels. Aker Yards comprises 18 yards in Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Romania, Ukraine and Vietnam. Aker Yards has approximately 20,000 employees. www.akeryards.com