Aker to Build Supply Vessels for Farstad

Aker Yards has signed a contract with Farstad Supply to deliver one UT 751 E platform supply vessel and one UT 712 L anchor handling tug supply vessel. The total value of the contract is approx NOK 570 million (US$86.1 million).

The hulls for the vessels will be built in Romania and outfitted at Aker Yards Brevik in Norway. Delivery of the vessels are scheduled for December 2007 and March 2008. Details about the vessels follow:

UT 751 E, Platform Supply Vessel

  • Outfitting Yard: Aker Yards, Brevik
  • Delivery time: December 2007
  • Length and width: 93 meters long, 21 meters wide (breadth moulded)
  • Deadweight: 4,500 tons
  • Design: Rolls Royce Marine

UT 712 L, Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel