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    A&P Tyne wins more work from Farstad

    Yard News // June 20, 2003
    A&P Tyne shipyard in the UK has begun a series of repair projects involving Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs) owned by Norway' s Farstad Shipping ASA, Aalesund.

    The first in the series was the 4,680dwt Far Swan, which was completed during early June, to be followed by the 3,053dwt Far Supporter and the 3,050dwt FarServer during June and July, all three vessels operated out of Farstad Shipping's Aberdeen office.

    A&P has an agreement with Farstad Shipping's Aberdeen office covering routine dry dockings of OSVs operating in the UK sector of the North Sea, ships operated out of the Aalesund office also using the Wallsend Shipyard on an occasional basis.

    Apart from the three Farstad OSVs, A&P Tyne has recently completed repairs to the A P Moller' s 4,654 dwt Danish OSV Maersk Frontier and currently in the Wallsend yard is the 4,709 dwt OSV Toisa Invincible, which is operated in the UK sector by Sealion Shipping, Farnham.

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