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    Eidesvik to acquire SX121 IMR/construction ship

    Vessel & ROV News // September 29, 2006

    Eidesvik is the second company to order an SX121 construction vessel.

    Eidesvik Offshore in Norway has entered into a contract with Ulstein Verft for construction of a SX121 construction ship (a design which features the same type of 'X Bow' hullform as the SX121 construction vessel ordered recently by Island Offshore).

    A Limited Partnership Company (or 'Kommadittselskap') now being established in which Eidesvik Offshore ASA has 60 per cent and other parties 40 per cent is acquiring the vessel.

    The value of the contract is approximately NKr 660 million including an offshore crane.

    The vessel will be delivered in November 2008.

    Eidesvik describes the newbuild as an inspection, maintenance, repair and construction vessel (IMR/OCV) with a length overall of 120.2m, breadth of 25m and a large cargo deck of some 1,470m˛.

    The vessel also has accommodation for up to 90 and will be equipped with a moonpool, an active heave compensated offshore crane, ROV hangar, diesel-electric machinery and a helicopter deck.
      

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