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    Eidesvik orders two VS 470 MkIIs in Russia

    Vessel & ROV News // April 29, 2005
    Hull Invest AS, a company owned 33.3 per cent by Eidesvik Offshore ASA, has ordered two newbuild VS 470 MK II hulls from Severnaya Shipwerf in St Petersburg, Russia.Hull Invest AS is co-owned by West Contractors AS and Vik Sandvik AS, each of whom has a 33.3 per cent shareholding.Eidesvik Offshore ASA currently operates two of the sister vessels in Nigeria. A third VS470 is under construction at West Contractors Yard in Norway for delivery in June this year.The new hulls are due to be delivered in December 2005 and March 2006. No decision has been made with respect to the outfitting of the hulls.

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