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    Aker Yards to build new UT Design PSV for Island Offshore

    Vessel & ROV News // August 18, 2005

    Aker Yards in Norway has signed a contract with Island Offshore Shipholding LP, part of the Island Offshore group in Ulsteinvik, Norway, to build a UT776E platform supply vessel. 

    The contract also includes an optional agreement for a similar vessel based on the new design from Rolls-Royce UT-Design. 

    This is the 15th contract between the Island Offshore group and Aker Yards.

    The hull for the PSV will be built in Romania. Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for December 2006.

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