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    Arctech to deliver icebreaking offshore support vessel early

    Yard News // August 17, 2012

    Arctech Helsinki Shipyard shipyard in F|inland says it will complete the Arctic offshore supply vessel Vitus Bering several months in advance of its planned delivery date.

    The vessel will be delivered on 18 December. Initially, the vessel was to be delivered in April 2013.

    Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, a joint-venture that is owned 50/50 by STX Finland and United Shipbuilding Corporation, is building two identical icebreaking supply vessels for Russia's largest shipping group Sovcomflot (SCF Group).

    The vessels will used to supply Exxon Neftegas Limited’s platform in Arkutun-Dagi oil and gas field in Sakhalin area, off the Far East coast of Russia.

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