Vickers Ulstein Marine Systems' specialist offshore design company, Ulstein Ship Technology, has signed three separate contracts to supply designs and equipment packages for offshore support vessels. Two UT755s are currently on order for different owners at Brevik Construction in Norway
, and a UT722 on order at Orskov Christensen's Staalkibsvaerft in Denmark
. Total value of the contract trio to Vickers amounts to $18.5 million.
Ulstein Ship Technology's most recent contract stands with Brevik Construction for the provision of the design and equipment package for a standard UT755 platform supply vessel to be constructed for Norwegian owner Nordenfjeldske Dampskibsselskap. Worth about $2.9 million to Vickers Ulstein, they will supply the main engines, propulsion equipment, rudders, steering gear, bulk handling system and automation as well as the design.