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    Aker Yards to build for Solstad

    Yard News // August 16, 2007

    Aker Yards has entered into contracts with Solstad Offshore ASA for the construction of an Aker PSV/ROV 06 CD RSV/ROV vessel and an Aker OSCV 06 L design offshore construction vessel.

    The total value of the contracts is approximately NKr 1.4 billion.

    Delivery of the PSV/ROV 06 CD is scheduled for the second/third quarter of 2010, the OSCV 06 L is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of2011.

    The PSV/ROV 06 CD is a PSV with a hangar for ROVs and DP Class 2. The vessel will also be equipped with a 100 ton offshore crane and with a helicopter platform. The propulsion system is diesel electric.
    The OSCV 06 L is a subsea construction vessel with DP 3, and will be equipped with a 400 ton and 50 ton offshore cranes, moonpools and helicopter platform, and will be prepared for two ROV systems.

    The vessel will also be prepared for installation of pipe laying and cable laying equipment. The propulsion system is also diesel electric.

    Both vessels are designed by Aker Yards Project and will have Clean Design class notation, good seakeeping performance, low fuel consumption and will be capable of environmental friendly operations. 

    The hulls for the vessels will be built at Aker Yards in Romania and outfitted at Aker Yards in Norway.

    Solstad Offshore also has an option for two identical PSV/ROV 06 CD vessels.

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