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    Aker Yards to build ROV vessel for Olympic

    Vessel & ROV News // June 8, 2006

    Aker Yards has been awarded a contract by Olympic Shipping in Norway for construction of an ROV Vessel. The value of the contract is approximately NKr 400 million.

    Delivery will be from Aker Yards, Aukra in Norway. The vessel is an Aker ROV 02 CD, designed by Aker Yards Project, with delivery scheduled for April 2008.

    The ship will be 106m long, have a beam of 21m and accommodation for 100. The vessel is also being designed and built according to DNV`s Ice C class, and is specially designed and equipped for subsea operation duties with a focus on seakeeping and excellent stationkeeping.

    The new ROV vessel will also be environmentally friendly with a focus on low fuel consumption and DNV's CLEAN design notation.

    The vessel will be equipped with a 200 ton subsea crane.

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