Farstad Shipping Orders 2 Platform Supply Vessels

Farstad Sipping ASA has declared their options for building 2 platform supply vessels (PSV) at STX OSV. One of the vessels will be built at the STX Yard in Vietnam and one at the STX Yard in Tomrefjord, Norway (Langsten).

The newbuilds are part of Farstad Shipping's continuous fleet renewal and represent an investment of approx. NOK 600 mill. Delivery of the vessels will take place during first half of 2013.

The vessels ordered are of the STX PSV 08 CD design, identical to three of the vessels ordered in November 2010. This design is a newly developed, medium sized, diesel electric PSV with a net deck area of approx. 800 m².