Farstad Shipping has reached an agreement with Island Offshore
to buy their newbuild no. 62 at Aker Yards Brevik. Farstad will immediately enter into the contract with the yard. The newbuild is an AHTS of type UT 712L (15.900 BHP) to be delivered in September 2008. The purchase price corresponds to a vessel value of $68.6m.
Farstad Shipping has a similar vessel under construction at the yard for delivery in March 2008. During the last year the yard has delivered three of the same type of vessels to Farstad Shipping.