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    Bergen Group Fosen awarded contract to outfit AHTS

    Yard News // March 15, 2013

    Bergen Group Fosen in Norway has signed a contract with NFDS Offshore 1 AS for the outfitting and commissioning of an anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTS).

    NFDS Offshore 1 AS is a subsidiary of Det Nordenfjeldske Dampskibsselskap AS, a
    company in which BOA Offshore holds the majority of shares.
     
    The contract is valued at more than NKr 600 million and will ensures that NFDS Offshore 1 AS has a fully commissioned, operational ship by the end of the first quarter of 2014.

    The contract also includes an option for outfitting and commissioning of a
    similar vessel.
     
    The vessel covered by the contract is a VS 491 CD AHTS design built at Nantong Mingde Heavy Industries in China. It is expected to arrive in Fosen late in the second quarter of this year.

    The contract will generate outfitting work at Bergen Group Fosen from the summer of 2013 to the end of the first quarter of 2014.

     

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