May 6, 2005
Aker Yards gets four PSV order from Siem
Aker Brattvaag, a company in the Aker Yards Group, and Siem Offshore Inc. have entered into a contract to build four platform supply vessels (PSV's). The value of the newbuilding contract is approximately NOK 490 million (about $78.3 million).
The vessels will be 73.4 meters long, and 16.6 meters wide, and will have a maximum cargo capacity of 3,600 tonnes.
The vessels are of Vik-Sandvik's VS 470 mk II design, twelve of which have been built in the past.
Delivery is scheduled for 2006.
The contract includes an option for two more vessels.