December 18, 2006
Aker books construction vessel order
Aker Yards has signed a contract with DOF ASA, through its subsidiary DOFCON ASA, for the building of a Construction Vessel. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 500 million (about $80.3 million).
The vessel is scheduled to be delivered by Aker Yards, Aukra, Norway in June 2009.
The vessel is being built to Aker Yards' OSCV 03 design and is the second vessel of this design under construction for DOF.
The vessel is 120 meters long, a beam of 23 m and will be equipped with a large offshore crane. It will be built to DP Class 3.