Aker Brattvaag Signs Supplyship Contract

Friday, December 14, 2001
Skipsverft AS has signed a contract with Waveney Shipping Ltd for the building of a platform supply vessel. The contract is worth a total of around NOK 130 million. Brattvaag Skipsverft AS belongs to the Aker Brattvaag Group, which is 100 percent owned by Aker Yards. Rolls-Royce Marine will supply design and equipment worth approximately NOK 30 million.The hull will be built in Romania and the completed vessel is scheduled for delivery in April 2003.The contract with Brattvaag Skipsverft AS is for a platform supply vessel of the type UT 755 L, developed by Rolls-Royce Marine’s design division. The Aker Brattvaag group and the Brevik group have built 22 vessels of this type and have a further 16 vessels under construction and on order.The vessel will be an enlarged version of the well-known UT 755 design for satisfying the general demands of the offshore industry, such as transport of pipes, cement, different types of fluid and equipment and cargo to and from pipe-laying barges, drilling platforms and production platforms. Waveney Shipping Ltd manages and operates two UT 755 vessels today. Waveney Shipping Ltd contracted the first UT 755 vessel from the Aker Brattvaag Group. This vessel was built by Søviknes Verft AS in 1996, and it is pleasing that Waveney Shipping Ltd again contracts a newbuilding with Aker Brattvaag.The contract was brokered by the brokerage house R. S. Platou and JB Offshore, Surrey.The contract will secure employment at Brattvaag Skipsverft AS in the time ahead and also give positive spin-offs to a number of local subcontractors and equipment suppliers.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter April 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Great Lakes Inks M.E., N.C. Coastal Protection Project Deals

Great Lakes Announces $55 Million in Subcontract Work in the Middle East and Award of $38 Million for a Domestic Coastal Protection Project Great Lakes Dredge

Olympic Subsea Vessel Bags Contract

Olympic Shipping has secured a contract for Olympic Delta, an inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) vessel, with an international client  to work on a renewable energy project.

Asia Tankers-VLCCs Rates Ease as Tanker Jams Fade

Port congestion eases at Basra and Chinese ports; tanker demand set to expand on lower oil prices. Freight rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs), hurt by slower-than-usual release of cargo,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0647 sec (15 req/sec)