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    Ulstein secures conversion of Normand Clipper

    Yard News // February 18, 2005
    Ulstein Verft shipyard in Norway has been awarded a contract to convert the cable layer Normand Clipper into an offshore construction vessel on behalf of Solstad.The conversion is already well under way, and is to be completed by the end of May 2005."We are pleased that Solstad has yet again chosen us as its partner for a project that is very demanding, both technically and with respect to the delivery date," says Tore Ulstein.Normand Clipper is being converted into a combined construction and pipe-laying vessel with a large freight capacity.The vessel is the sister vessel of Normand Cutter, which was converted at Ulstein Verft in 2004.Ulstein Verft noted that it already holds contracts for a total of five newbuilds, plus the conversion.

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