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Aker Yards to build supply vessel for Farstad Supply


Aker Yards has signed a contract with Farstad Supply AS, a company within Farstad Shipping ASA in Ålesund, Norway, to deliver one UT 751 CD platform supply vessel. The contract value is approx NOK 320 million.
This is the 21st contract between the shipowner Farstad Shipping and Aker Yards. The hull for the vessel will be built in Braila, Romania and outfitted at Aker Yards, Brevik. Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for January 2009.

Fast facts:
Vessel type: UT 751 CD, Platform Supply Vessel
Outfitting Yard: Aker Yards, Brevik
Delivery time: January 2009
Length and width: 94 meters long, 21 meters wide (breadth moulded)
Deadweight: 4.000 tons
Design: Rolls Royce Marine

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 17 yards in Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Romania and Ukraine. Aker Yards has approximately 20,000 employees.

Aker Yards is part of the Aker Group (, a leading multi-industry powerhouse with more than 50,000 employees and EUR 10 billion revenues. Aker owns 50.4 per cent of Aker Yards, and the group is also a significant participant in the oil & gas business as well as the fisheries industry.


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