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Aker Yards to build ROV Vessel for Olympic Shipping AS


June 07, 2006

Aker Yards has entered into a contract with Olympic Shipping AS, for the building of an ROV Vessel. The value of the contract is approximately NOK 400 million.
Delivery will be from Aker Yards, Aukra in Norway. The vessel is an Aker ROV 02 CD, designed by Aker Yards Project, with delivery scheduled for April 2008. It will be 106 meters long, and have a beam of 21 meters. The accommodation facilities will have capacity of 100 persons. The vessel is also according to DNV`s Ice C class.

Further, the vessel is specially designed and equipped for Subsea operation duties with a high focus on good sea-keeping abilities and excellent station keeping performances. The vessel will be environmentally friendly with focus on low fuel consumption and precautions with DNV`s CLEAN DESIGN requirements incorporated in the design. The vessel will be equipped with a 200 ton subsea crane.

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For further information, please contact:

Tore Langballe, Aker Yards ASA
Tel.: +47 907 77 841

Aker Yards ASA is an international shipbuilding group focusing on sophisticated vessels. The group has a strong position both in terms of innovation, product range, technology, experience and capacity. The product range includes cruise vessels & ferries, merchant vessels, offshore & specialized vessels. Aker Yards comprises 15 yards in Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Norway and Romania. Aker Yards has approximately 16,000 employees.


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