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    Aries Offshore Services orders newbuild at Kleven

    Vessel & ROV News // February 27, 2007

    Aries Offshore Services has ordered a VS 470 Mk II PSV.

    Myklebust Verft AS in Gursken, Norway, part of Kleven Maritime, has signed a contract with Aries Offshore Services in Ålesund, Norway, for construction of a VS 470 Mk II PSV.

    Aries Offshore Services (formerly S Ugelstad Rederi AS) was taken over by new owners two weeks ago.

    "It is a positive signal that we already after two weeks can enter into a newbuilding contract," said managing director Per Lindseth. "With this contract included, Aries Offshore Services will have a fleet of six modern PSVs."

    Delivery of the new vessel is due to take place in September 2008.

    Myklebust Verft AS has now 10 vessels on order. Kleven Maritime as a group has 30 vessels in order, valued at NKr 9.7 billion.


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