Aker Yards Signs Contract with “K” Line for Offshore Vessels

Thursday, November 01, 2007
Aker Yards has signed a contract with "K" Line Offshore AS for building of four Platform Supply Vessels of Aker Yards design. The total value of this contract is approximately $258.8m. Delivery of the four Platform Supply Vessels is scheduled between fourth quarter of 2010 and third quarter of 2011. "K" Line is one of the world's largest ship owners/operators, mainly focusing on Container, Car Carriers, Bulk, LNG and Tankers. "K" Line will now enter into the offshore market and this order on four PSV`s will together with the order for two Anchor Handlers of Aker AH 12 design earlier this autumn make a solid platform for this entrance. Also these vessels are designed by Aker Yards Project and are designed according to Clean Design class, and for good sea keeping performance, low fuel consumption and environmental friendly operations. The hull for the vessels will be built at Aker Yards in Romania and outfitted at Aker Yards in Norway.

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