Kleven Net OCV Construction Contract

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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Kleven has signed a contract with Østensjø Rederi in Haugesund, Norway, for the building of a 150 m long offshore construction vessel.  Total contract value is NOK 1.4 billion, making it the largest contract ever for Kleven.

The highly advanced vessel of SALT 304 OCV design will be equipped with a 400t crane, a 70t crane, Vertical Lay System and carousel.

The vessel is to be delivered from Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway in Q1 2016, and will enter into a long time chart for Deep Ocean.

"It is a great pleasure for us to be able to welcome Østensjø back to Kleven, ten years after our last delivery to them," said Ståle Rasmussen, CEO of Kleven. "We operate in a highly competitive international market, and it is very satisfying that we win contracts to build extremely advanced vessels like this. We have made large investmenst over the past few years to ensure that we can continue the proud ship building traditions we have, and parts of this vessel will be produced on our new robotised welding line in Ulsteinvik," Rasmussen said.

"It is very positive that we can have this vessel built in Norway. Our former experience with Kleven is good, and we look forward to continue the cooperation. Kleven is a highly competent and innovative ship building company," said Johan Rokstad, CEO of Østensjø Rederi.
 

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