Aries Marine Orders PSV Units from Aker Yards

Aries Marine Corp, based in Lafayette, Louisiana, has signed a letter of intent with Eastern Shipbuilding Group of Panama City, Florida for the construction of two Aker Yards PSV23 DE supply vessels. This latest AY clean design developed for the Gulf of Mexico is a diesel electric DP II vessel with 4 x 1800kW gensets installed on the main deck and provides for a total deadweight capacity of approximately 4300 L.tons. The first vessel is due for delivery in 2010.